Transwest Air Flight Status
Transwest Air History
Transwest Air was established in the year 2000 to primarily offered scheduled and charter services to the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. In addition to those services, it also offers fishing charters, forest fire fighting, medevac operations and even surveying work. Its headquarter is located at Prince Albert. Air Sask or also known as La Ronge Aviation and Athabaska Airways was merged forming Transwest Air. This company is also the one who operates La Ronge Water Aerodome Stony Rapids Water Aerodrome and Southend/Hans Ulricksen Field Aerodrome.
Transwest Airways founded by Floyd Glass who was able to learn to fly way back in the 1930s. Later on, he served as a military training instructor for flying during the Second World War. After the said war, he became the first general manager of the Saskatchewan Government Airways. But then he decided to let go of such designation and flew with Columbia’s Queen Charlotte Airways, a British carrier. In the year 1995, he came back to his hometown, Saskatchewan and decided to form his own company named Athabaska Airways. Until now it still exists under the name of Transwest Air. Unfortunately, in the year 1999, Floyd Glass passed away.
In the year 2016, West Wind Aviation expressed its intention of purchasing Transwest Air and officially on June 1 of the same year, the company became a subsidiary of West Wind Aviation.
Transwest Air Fleet
Transwest Air surely offers a variety of aircraft that will suit one’s specific needs regardless if its transporting passengers or freight. Today, it was able to build a 60-year legacy of aviation excellence with its well-maintained fleet and the dedication of its experienced flight and ground crews. Currently, its fleet is composed of Saab 340, King Air 350, Beech 1900, King Air 300, King Air 200, and King Air 100. You can track any fleet of Transwest Air with the use of this reliable flight tracking system. Get to know significant details about the certain fleet in an instant. Information comes out easily, and convenient in the users’ perspective.
Saab 340, a 34-seater fleet that is being used for those scheduled service flights and some charters in North America. Beech 1900 aircraft is can be configured for scheduled service but it is also used for a very huge cargo capacity for freight. On the other hand, Kings Air 350 is well suited for business travelers with its executive seating option. King Air 300 is being used for medevac operations. In comparison with King Air 200, it is not only being use for the said operations but also can be reconfigured for scheduled service and even cargo operations. Lastly, King Air 100 is dedicated for scheduled service, cargo, and Medevac operations.
Transwest Air Destinations
Today, Transwest Air provides scheduled flights departing from and going to Saskatchewan, Fond-du-Lac, La Ronge (La Ronge (Barber Field) Airport), Points North (Points North Landing Airport), Prince Albert (Prince Albert (Glass Field) Airport), Saskatoon (Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport), Stony Rapids (Stony Rapids Airport), Uranium City (Uranium City Airport) and, Wollaston Lake (Wollaston Lake Airport).