Skip to content

About Canadian North

ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᑦ ᑲᑎᖓᔪᑦ

Canadian North Facts

With 71 years of flying experience, Canadian North is the leading airline in Canada’s Arctic, providing scheduled service between 31* Northern Communities and connections to Ottawa, Montreal, Winnipeg and Edmonton.

* In conjunction with our code share partners


  • Scheduled air service connects 31 communities in Canada’s Arctic.
  • Over $40 million annually is contributed to Canada’s northern economy.
  • Charter services are provided worldwide.
  • Over 225,000 passengers and 25 million kilograms of cargo (most flights carry both freight and passengers) are transported every year.
  • Sales are approximately $190 million each year.


  • More than 1000 employees, over 450 of whom live in the Arctic
  • Major maintenance facilities are located in Ottawa, Edmonton, Iqaluit, and Yellowknife.

Media inquiries: