What We Do

Founded in 1990, Carson Air is the primary provider of fixed wing air ambulance services in British Columbia operating out of bases in Kelowna (head office) and Vancouver. We also provide cargo service to several Western Canadian cities daily under dedicated cargo contracts with additional bases in Calgary and a flight training school operating out of Kelowna.

Who We Are

We provide safe, reliable, and professional air transport within British Columbia and beyond. We continuously strive to deliver the highest level of service for our customers and stakeholders while maintaining and fostering a culture of pride in our work, with absolute commitment and dedication to respond to our client’s needs.

Mission, Vision, Values, Safety

Mission

At Carson Air we provide safe, reliable, and professional air transport within British Columbia and beyond. We continuously strive to deliver the highest level of service for our customers and stakeholders while maintaining and fostering a culture of pride in our work, with absolute commitment and dedication to respond to our client’s needs.

Vision

Our Vision at Carson Air is to provide aviation services that exceed industry standards, including some of the latest advances in technology. We continue to offer industry leading lifestyles, competitive renumeration and employee benefit packages that create a career destination and give rewarding professions providing essential services in our communities.

Values

The foundation of our Core Values at Carson Air was born over 30 years ago. Our relentless commitment to providing a respectful workplace, a strong work-life balance, while ensuring a positive culture of safety and promoting excellent communication has endured to this day. Carson Air is a place where our employees feel safe, a place they can call home. We endeavor to continuously set the bar higher and be a respected, recognized leader with the aviation community.

Safety

In all divisions of Carson Air, safety is our number-one priority. We are committed to a safe, healthy, and risk-free work environment for all customers and employees to participate in. Employees at all levels of the company are required to adopt the standards and procedures set forth in the Company’s Safety Management Plan. This includes adopting safe work practices and reporting all safety related items. We continue to go above and beyond the basic requirements regulated by Transport Canada. In doing so, we operate an industry leading SMS system and insure the absolute highest standard in quality assurance and compliance with safety procedures and performance.

Leadership

Kevin Hillier

President and Accountable Executive

Birgit McKendrick

Chief Financial Officer

Gregg MacLoghlin

Director of Flight Operations

Ray Röthlisberger

Chief Pilot

John Goedhart

Assistant Chief Pilot

Taylor Stuart

Assistant Chief Pilot

Quality Assurance and Safety

Ken Hruschak

Safety Manager

Bev Freathy

Flight Operations Quality Assurance Manager

Chris Frey

Maintenance Quality Assurance Manager

Administration

Marilu Medina

Human Resources Manager

Alan Wintle

Special Projects Manager

Jeremy Sam

Marketing and Promotions Manager

Brayden Stranaghan

Training and Standards Captain

Maintenance Department

Mike Janacek

Director of Maintenance

Jon Miller

Vancouver Production Manager

Bryan Ebel

Calgary Production Manager

Flight School

Scott Campbell

Flight School Director

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