Grand Canyon Airlines

Infobox Airline
airline = Grand Canyon Airlines

logo_size =
fleet_size = 16
destinations = Grand Canyon, Page, Boulder City, Monument Valley
IATA = YR
ICAO = CVU
callsign = CANYON VIEW
parent = Grand Canyon Airlines
company_slogan = With Grand Canyon Airlines, Your Memories are Cleared for Takeoff!
founded = 1927
headquarters = Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA
key_people = John Dillon, President
hubs = Grand Canyon, Boulder City
secondary_hubs = Page, Monument Valley, Grand Canyon West
focus_cities =
frequent_flyer =
lounge =
alliance =
website = http://www.grandcanyonairlines.com/

Grand Canyon Airlines is an American airline headquartered in the Grand Canyon area in unincorporated Coconino County, Arizona, United States. It operates sightseeing tours over the Grand Canyon. Its headquarters and main operation center is Grand Canyon National Park Airport.cite news | title= Directory: World Airlines | work= Flight International | page= 87 | date= 2007-04-03]

History

The airline was established and started operations in 1927. It is owned by Elling Halvorson and John Seibold and has 70 employees (at March 2007). Grand Canyon Airlines introduced commercial airline service to Boulder City Airport on June 15, 1936. [ [http://www.bouldercitymagazine.com/past_issues/2005_february/history.html Boulder City - The Magazine] ]

Fleet

The Grand Canyon Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft (at March 2007) :

16 De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300 Vistaliner

Accidents and incidents

* On September 27, 1989, a de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Vista Liner 300 for the airline crashed while performing a go around. Both crew members and 8 of 19 passengers died. [http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19890927-0]

External links

* [http://www.grandcanyonairlines.com/ Grand Canyon Airlines]

References


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