North Star Air Connects to Fort Hope – Eabametoong First Nation

Posted 12 April 2016 by in Business

North Star Air Pilatus BC 12

North Star Air Pilatus BC 12 at the Thunder Bay International Airport

THUNDER BAY – North Star Air today announced that we connected Eabametoong First Nation (Fort Hope) to our growing route network that serves Northern Ontario First Nation communities. The new services will connect Thunder Bay, Fort Hope Neskantaga and Webequie. Currently there are daily flights on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, and on Apr 19th, 2016 they will also offer daily flights on Tuesday and Thursday bringing it to a 6 days a week daily service.

This new route will offer people, businesses and communities more travel choices and more options at stable fares. Customers will now enjoy North Star Air’s focused excellence in providing the best possible customer experience. All flights will be flown on their Pilatus PC-12 aircraft which has gained a reputation for outstanding versatility, performance, reliability and operational flexibility. This aircraft is one of the most popular turbine-powered aircraft sold on the market today. Our modernized fleet also includes 3 Basler BT-67 Turbine to meet your needs for charters, passenger, cargo and fuel services.

Today North Star Air’s Flex Flight passenger routes serve18 destinations in Northern Ontario where 80% of those destinations are First Nation communities. North Star Air is a financial sound and profitable airline that contributes back to its partner communities through its revenue sharing programs.

North Star Air continues to invest in their cost reduction strategies and increase their capacity so they can continue to deliver value added services to the changing and growing demands of the North. What is most important for North Star Air is the opportunity to build long lasting and respectful relationships with First Nation communities and to bring forward business solutions to help overcome some of the social and economic development challenges facing the North.

Meegwetch Eabametoong First Nation for your support and this opportunity to serve you.

Booking is now open to customers and they can either book online at or through reservations at 1.844.633.6294 extension 3.

“Fort Hope is a perfect new community to add to our growing network and we look forward to servicing Fort Hope with our cost efficient charter, passenger, cargo and fuel services. Such an addition also positions us to serve those businesses involved in the economic development and growth of that area.” said Frank Kelner CEO of North Star Air.