Transport Canada released a statement today that it has cancelled Wabusk Air’s Air Operator Certificate, which prohibits the company from providing commercial air services. Located in Moosonee, Ontario, Wabusk Air primarily served the northeastern Ontario region.
Transport Canada explains it took this serious safety action because of Wabusk Air’s demonstrated inability to safely operate in accordance with the Canadian Aviation Regulations.
Prior to this action taken by Transport Canada, with the air certificate cancelling taking place on June 8, the department states it used various measures such as certificate action and enhanced monitoring to ensure Wabusk Air operated its commercial air service safely.
Wabusk Air was founded in the mid 1990s with a single aircraft and pilot. The operation’s website lists the following aircraft in its fleet: Hawker Beechcraft King Air A100, Hawker King Air A90, Piper Chieftain PA-31-350, and a Piper Navajo PA-31-310.