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Sky Regional adds Vanguard to Sky Path Pilot Gateway Program

Winnipeg-based Vanguard Air Care, a part of the Fast Air group of companies, is the first to join Sky Regional Airlines’ new Sky Path pilot gateway program. As a result, qualified Vanguard pilots who are accepted will be eligible to join Sky Regional in first officer positions on its fleet of Embraer 175 jet aircraft after a requisite amount of time at Vanguard.


August 13, 2018
By Wings Staff
Sky Regional and Vanguard celebrate their partnership in the Sky Path program during an event at Vanguard headquarters in Winnipeg

Sky Regional operates flights to destinations across Canada and the United States under the Air Canada Express banner.

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“Sky Regional is committed to sourcing and developing the best aviation talent in Canada, and offering significant career advancement with our airline,” said Brent Card, vice president, flight operations, Sky Regional. “We are very pleased to work hand in hand with Vanguard to offer motivated and promising pilots this opportunity.”
 
Licensed by the Manitoba government to provide medevac services, Vanguard operates a fleet of Garmin-equipped King Air 200 aircraft.

“We are very pleased to help our pilots define their future careers and provide significant advancement opportunities in partnership with Sky Regional,” said Kevin Lawes, Vanguard chief pilot. “We are devoted to finding the best pilots, and the Sky Path program will help aid us in that mission.”