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Founded in 1989, Wasaya Airways is a Canadian airline that operates scheduled passengers services throughout Canada, as well as a charter and cargo services from Red Lake Airport to Pickle Lake Airport. Wasaya Airways flies to over 25 destinations across Ontario and Manitoba. Wasaya Airways has two main hub airports — one at Thunder Bay International Airport and the other at Sioux Lookout Airport.

Wasaya Airways name 'Wasaya' is from the Oji-Cree language and translates to 'it is bright' in the English language. The name refers to the rising sun, which is also present in Wasay Airways' logo.

Airlines that fly from this airport include Thunder Airlines.


Carry-on Baggage

Carry-on baggage is limited to one piece per person on Wasaya Airways flights. This baggage must not be heavier than 5.9kg in weight and can't exceed 15 cm in height or length. Carry-on baggage must be stored under the passenger's seat.

Checked Baggage

Wasaya Airlines passengers are allowed two pieces of checked baggage. The combined weight of this baggage can't exceed 17.24kg in weight and each individual bag can't weigh more than 11.34kg.

Check-In Information

Online Check-In

Passengers are not able to check-in online for Wasaya Airways flights.

Airport Check-In

Passengers must check-in at the airport for their Wasaya Airways flight. Passengers must arrive at the Wasaya Airways check-in desk with the relevant travel documents no later than 45 minutes before their flight is scheduled to depart. Anyone who has not checked-in for their Wasaya Airways flight 30 minutes before scheduled flight departure time will be denied boarding.

Frequent Flyer Program

Wasaya Airways has its own frequent flyer program called 'Circle Points'.

Circle Points

Circle Points is a loyalty program that rewards passengers for flying with Wasaya Airways. Members can earn points for every flight they take with the airline and redeem those points for various rewards, including free flights, upgrades, and merchandise.

Airline Alliance

Wasaya Airways is not a member of any airline alliance.

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Destinations that Wasaya Airways flies to

The airline operates scheduled passenger and cargo services to various destinations in Ontario and Manitoba. Some of the destinations served by Wasaya Airways include Thunder Bay, Sioux Lookout, Pickle Lake, Red Lake, Fort Frances, Kenora, Winnipeg, and more.

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Hub Airport

Thunder Bay International Airport

Thunder Bay International Airport is an airport situated in Thunder Bay in Ontario, Canada. The airport serves as the main hub for Wasaya Airways as well as many other airlines including Air Canada, Porter Airlines and WestJet.

The airport only has one terminal which serves both domestic and international flights. Inside the terminal, passengers will find several restaurants, cafes and shops. Amenities are available including free Wi-Fi, charging stations and a children's play area.


Wasaya Airways has a fleet size of between 15—20 aircraft. Within its fleet, Wasaya Airways operates aircraft such as the Beechcraft 1900D, Cessna 208 Caravan, Hawker Siddeley HS 748, Pilatus PC-12 and Bombardier Dash 8. As of December 2020, Wasaya Airways operates its flights with the following aircraft in its fleet:

  • 6 x Beechcraft 1900
  • 3 x Cessna 208
  • 5 x De Havilland Canada Dash 8
  • 3 x Hawker Siddeley HS 748
  • 3 x Pilatus PC-12