(PRWEB) April 27, 2011
Air Georgian is pleased to announce that it will be providing outsourced crew planning and flight planning services to Sky Regional Express, an Air Canada Partner. Sky Regional Express is supporting Air Canada with 5 Dash 8 Q-400 series aircraft with two operational bases and with flights between Toronto’s City Centre Airport and Montreal. Air Georgian will be providing monthly flight crew planning services and will be responsible for developing and assigning all of the flight and cabin crew pairings along with the verification and tracking of crew qualifications. Additionally, Air Georgian will provide daily 24/7 crew scheduling services to support Sky Regional’s daily flight operations. Air Georgian will be responsible for the daily management of all crews including reserves, reassignments and crew training.
Air Georgian's full range of outsourced flight operations services include:
- Flight plan generation
- Generating dispatch release
- Monitoring weather, diversions, delays, de-icing, cargo, AVIA and payload restrictions
- Fueling coordination
- MEL coordination
- ERM execution
- Flight centre coordination
- Arrangement of slot times
- Over flight permissions
- Crew communications
- Record keeping (90 days)
- Emergency response manual updates
- Dangerous Goods coordination
- Aircraft flight data optimization and formatting
- Building of pairings
- Bid package creation
- Line in-doc scheduling
- Pilot and flight attendant schedule building
- Database loading
- 24/7 crew scheduling
- Daily moment sheet and flight management building for dispatchers
- Crew qualification management and coordination
“We look forward to this new opportunity to provide outsourced flight operations services to Sky Regional Express in support of Air Canada,” said Air Georgian’s President, Eric Edmondson.
With over 35,000 annual flight hours, 30,000 arrivals and departures on 22 routes and a completion record of 99.7%, Air Georgian’s dispatch and scheduling operation is one of the most dependable in the airline industry. This success has given Air Georgian the confidence to offer its flight dispatch and crew scheduling services to other airlines and aircraft charter operators in Canada and the United States.
About Air Georgian Limited
Air Georgian Limited, a subsidiary of Georgian International, was formed in 1984 and operates under the brand Air Canada Alliance, focusing on trans-border and domestic aircraft charter operations with its fleet of 15 Beechcraft 1900D twin-engine turboprop airplanes that carry over 320,000 passengers a year from Toronto's Pearson International Airport, Montreal's Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport and Halifax's Robert L. Stanfield International Airport to 22 Canadian and U.S. destinations. Air Georgian's head office and maintenance facilities are located at Toronto's Pearson International Airport where it is ranked as the fourth largest user by traffic frequency. In addition to its scheduled passenger service Air Georgian offers aircraft charter, aircraft maintenance, aircraft management and technical training services to major airlines, corporations and individuals.
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