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Airlines


Hope Air’s airline partners are dedicated to our mission. From coast to coast, Canada’s national and regional airlines donate seats on their flights to Hope Air’s patients. We are proud to be supported by airlines who show compassion to our patients and truly understand how a flight can help make a difficult journey a little easier.

WestJet Cares for Kids

WestJetters have supported Hope Air and our patients since WestJet was founded in 1996. We are proud to be a partner charity of WestJet Cares for Kids, WestJet’s community investment program. WestJet has a tremendous impact on the lives of thousands of Canadians who must travel to healthcare far from home through their support of Hope Air. From coast to coast, our patients board WestJet flights with hope for better health and the knowledge that they can get back to their families, friends, and communities faster.

Porter Airlines

Through our partnership with Porter Airlines, we’ve expanded our flight capacity in Northern Ontario, specifically for patients departing from Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, and Timmins. Since 2013, Porter has generously donated flights for Ontarians living far from their specialist appointments. Porter also kindly supports fundraising events held in support of Hope Air.
 

Bearskin Airlines

Since 1987, Bearskin Airlines has supported Hope Air by donating flights to patients living in Northern Ontario who must travel to their medical appointments. Over the past three decades, Bearskin Airlines has had a tremendous impact on patients travelling from communities like Kapuskasing, Timmins, and Sault Ste. Marie.
 

Pacific Coastal Airlines

Pacific Coastal Airlines began donating flights to Hope Air in 2007. Since then, the family-owned and -operated airline has provided hundreds of flights, touching the lives of countless individuals and their families. They support people living in communities on the coast of British Columbia and the Interior who must travel to specialized care that is not available in their home communities.
 

Central Mountain Air

Central Mountain Air has been a fervent support of Hope Air’s patients in British Columbia since 1997. By donating seats to Hope Air, they’ve helped relieve the stress of travel for our patients who are facing difficult illnesses. A simple flight from places like Quesnel, Dawson Creek, and Fort St. John removes the challenge of getting to urban centres like Vancouver and Edmonton for people who are in need of treatment.  
 

Air Canada

Hope Air is proud to be supported by the Air Canada Foundation. Dedicated to the health and wellness of children and youth, the Air Canada Foundation helps Hope Air arrange flights for Canadian kids needing to reach far-away specialist appointments.
 

Pascan Aviation

For many years, Pascan Aviation has been a great supporter of Hope Air through the donation of seats. Every year, their kind and caring contribution allows Hope Air patients living near regional airports like Sept-Îles, Bagotville, and Bonaventure to connect to major healthcare facilities located in Montréal and Québec City.
 

Air Creebec

Air Creebec is a regional airline based in Waskaganish, Québec. They support us by donating seats on regularly scheduled flights within Québec. They are key supporters on the Val d’Or D Montreal route – one of the busiest flown by our Québec patients. Air Creebec also donates to third-party fundraising events through the provision of flight passes which help raise funds for our work. By supporting Hope Air they deliver on their slogan “aim higher” through their generous spirit and commitment to our patients.
 
 

Harbour Air Seaplanes

Harbour Air Seaplanes connects our patients to Vancouver from communities across the Lower Mainland and the Islands. A steadfast supporter for many years, Harbour Air Seaplanes also generously donates seats which are used at third-party events, helping raise funds for our work.
 

Northwestern Air

A Northern-owned and -operated airline, we’re grateful to Northwestern Air for helping us fly patients living in Alberta to their medical appointments. They help connect our patients from High Level and Fort McMurray to healthcare available in Edmonton.
 

Transwest Air

Operating flights in and around Saskatchewan, Transwest Air helps Hope Air patients travel along some of our rarer routes. Transwest Air particularly helps patients living in more remote communities of the province as they travel to major urban centres for care.
 

First Air

First Air supports our mission by kindly providing flights to Hope Air patients. We’re grateful for their generosity.