Keewatin Air is a charter airline that operates flights within Canada, operating from& Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The carrier operates out of its hub at Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) near Winnipeg. The airline was founded in 1998 and was formed as Keewatin Air Limited to provide charter services to the region. Keewatin Air was the first airline to have a permanent base in Nunavut formerly known as the Keewatin Region of the Northwest Territories. However, the airline returned to operations in February 2002. In 1987 it expanded to include medevac services also known as Nunavut Lifeline.
Overall, the airline has a fleet of 33 aircraft ranging from Cessnas, Pilatus, and Beechcraft that can in total carry 271 passengers at one time.
Keewatin Air currently operates 8 regularly scheduled flights within Canada. These destinations include Winnepeg, Igloolik, Churchill, Thompson, and many others.
Looking for flights to within Canada? Keewatin Air operates private charter flights within Canada.
Different baggage policies apply to those flying with Keewatin Air.
The airline's baggage allowance includes all bags, carry-ons, laptop bags, purses and other items. All baggage must be weighed.
Keewatin Air passengers are permitted to take 18kg of baggage per person and not exceed 127 linear centimetres (length + width + height). Any additional baggage will be charged at the current excess baggage rate. The airline isn't permitted to take hazardous materials such as flammables, compressed gases, batteries and toxic substances. If you are not certain if the goods you will be taking may be denied loading.
The airline mostly operates small flights and there is only one cabin class that is provided on the aircraft and that is the standard Economy class. The airline gives you amenities such as the one free checked piece of baggage, snacks, drinks and the option of choosing your seat.
Seats are positioned in a 1 x 2 formation depending on the aircraft, ensuring that each passenger will sit by either a window, aisle or both.
Passengers flying with Keewatin Air aren't required to check-in online.
Online check-in before your flight isn't required when travelling with the airline.
When passengers arrive at the terminal of the airport, they will hand in their boarding pass and the airline will take care of their luggage. It would take a few minutes for you to get checked in. The airline emphasises that passengers are advised to arrive 2 hours before their scheduled departure time. The airline crew from their will be ready to help in the check-in and boarding process.
As of August 2021, the airline has scheduled flights to 33 destinations within Canada. Popular destinations include Winnepeg, Igloolik, Churchill, Thompson, and others. The airline operates regular flights to and within Canada. If you're looking to fly within Canada, our guide to domestic flights in Canada offers lots of helpful information, including an airline guide and FAQs.
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Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) is a public airport in Winnipeg, Canada. The airport serves over 1.3 million passengers a year. The airport is located 8km west of Winnipeg, It's the seventh busiest airport in Canada and the 11th busiest airport by aircraft movements.
As of August 2021, the airline operates a fleet of 33 aircraft:
The airline does not currently offer a frequent flyer program.
The airline is not currently part of an airline alliance program.