Carson Air Ltd. strategically operates in a “niche” marketplace in a “critical time environment” and consistently delivers a very high level of safe service performance. The company has strong relationships with all partners and provides a level of service that exceeds the performance in the marketplace.
We presently employ more than one hundred people and service several Western Canadian cities daily under dedicated cargo contracts and service all accessible communities in B.C. under dedicated medevac contracts. Our fleet consists of Metro II, Metro III, King Air 350’s, Cessna Citation Encores, and flight school training aircraft. The company has bases in Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary and Abbotsford. Carson Air Ltd. has a well defined corporate growth strategy and looks forward to new opportunities.
Our current Corporate Operation are:
The Company is partners with FedEx, providing daily cargo service to cities in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Vancouver and Kelowna based King Air 350 and Cessna Citation Encore aircraft are under dedicated MedEvac contracts to the Province of British Columbia providing daily service throughout the Province and additional service as required into Alberta and the U.S.A.
Air Ambulance Charters
Air Ambulance Charters are available through our partner, BC based Providence Air Ambulance. Providence is a full service air ambulance and commercial airline medical escort services company that provides best practice bed to bed aeromedical transportation services worldwide.
You can contact Provindence through their website at http://www.providence-air-ambulance.com/
A fuel dealership agreement with Shell Aviation Canada with a fixed base operation (FBO) in Kelowna and Abbotsford, BC. Services are provided to general aviation, corporate and personal aircraft as well as commercial airline, government and military.
Flight Training is provided by Southern Interior Flight Centre, a division of Carson Air. Training includes Private and Commercial Pilot Licenses, Recreational Pilot Permit, Night Ratings, Multi-Engine Ratings, Instrument Ratings, Instructor Ratings, as well as various value-added courses such as PDM, CRM, TDG, WHIMIS, etc.
Commercial Aviation Diploma
In partnership with Okanagan College, the flight training operation provides all flight training and ground school instruction.
Commercial Real Estate
Four Commercial/Hangar facilities in Kelowna BC totalling over 63,000 square feet. Tenants include FedEx, Shell Aviation Canada, the Province of British Columbia and other aviation related companies.
Carson Air Management Group
Kevin Carson - President and Operations Manager
Tracey Thompson- Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Infrastructure & Services
Kevin Hillier - Vice President, Flight Operations
Alan Wintle - Director of Maintenance
Gregg Macloghlin - Chief Pilot
Marilu Medina - Human Resources Manager
Marc Vanderaegen - Flight School Director
Del Kohnke - Corporate FBO Manager
Carson Air - Head Office
200 - 6197 Airport Way
Kelowna BC Canada V1V 2S2
5360 Airport Rd South
Richmond BC Canada V7B 1B4
Hangar 59, 393 Palmer Rd NE
Calgary AB Canada T2E 7G4
Shell Aerocentre (Abbotsford)
1255 Townline Road
Abbotsford BC Canada V2T 6E1