In the News, Northern Aviation in the Media

Air Inuit Cargo Conversion Earns STCAir Inuit Cargo Conversion Earns STC - Wednesday, June 28, 2017


NATA GM Recognized in Wings MagazineNATA GM Recognized in Wings Magazine - Wednesday, June 28, 2017

 Colin Dempsey identified as one of Wings Magazine's Top 20 Under 40

NATA in Skies - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

See discussion of current NATA issues and quotes from NATA ED Glenn Priestley in the new issue of Skies Magazine:


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YZF Fees Delayed, In QuestionYZF Fees Delayed, In Question - Tuesday, February 07, 2017

 Thanks to NATA's activity on this issue and our comments at the Public Hearing on Bill 7, YZF fee implementation is on hold until at least this summer.

ADS-B Article from SKIES Magazine Jan/Feb2017 - Saturday, February 04, 2017

New article on ADS-B by NATA Director Mr. Norm Matheis featured in the current issue of SKIES Magazine.

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New issue of Above & Beyond - Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Includes items on NATA 40 and NATA VP Mr. Bert van der Stege

Skies Magazine Article re TC Travel Budget - Saturday, June 18, 2016
Missing TC representatives at NATA 40 panel - Monday, May 02, 2016
Northern Features in Skies - Monday, March 21, 2016

The March/April edition of Skies Magazine is now out, and it has some great Northern aviation features.  Air North, Yukon's Airline and your Associaiton, NATA, both have great articles.  You can take a look at the online version of Skies HERE.

Air Inuit to be Launch Customer for Bombardier Q300 Freighter with a Large Cargo Door - Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Wings Article re First Air - Friday, December 11, 2015

Great article in Wings Magazine about First Air and NATA Director Mr. Bert van der Stege

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Letter to the Editor in News North - Monday, November 30, 2015

Letter to the Editor re Ministerial Conflict of Interest by Colin Dempsey published in Nov 30 issue of News North.

New Sahtu videos from North-Wright Airways - Thursday, April 03, 2014

Click the following links to view two new videos from North-Wright Airways and NWT Tourism:

Wings Magazine Article - Friday, March 28, 2014

NATA's Executive Director Stephen Nourse takes Transport Canada to task on levels of service in the On Final segment of the March/April edition of Wings Magazine.  A copy of the article can be downloaded here.

Canadian Skies Article - Friday, March 28, 2014

The "In the Jumpseat" article of the March/April edition of Canadian Skies features NATA's Executive Director Stephen Nourse talking about what defines Northern Aviation and some of the challenges it faces.  You can download a copy of the article here.

Hawkair promotes diversity in the workplace - Thursday, February 06, 2014

A great article in the Terrace Standard about how one of our directors, Jay Dilley, is helping to create greater opportunities and representation for women in the industry:

Air North wins Frozen Globe Award - Monday, February 25, 2013

NATA member Air North was recently awarded an inaugural 2012 Frozen Globe Award for Best Marketed Northern Business from Up Here Business Magazine.  You can read more about it at:

Conair's David Schellenberg named BC CEO of the Year - Tuesday, November 20, 2012

NATA congratulates Conair's David Schellenberg on being named one of British Columbia's CEO's of the year.  (Private company over $50M in annual revenue category).  Conair provides aerial firefighting services including engineering, modification, and operation and is a NATA operator member.

You can view the Business Vancouver article on David here.

Canadian Skies Article on the North - Monday, April 02, 2012

Canadian Skies magazine has published an excellent article on the challenges facing Northern aviation.  It is titled "Reality Check North" and the article can be downloaded HERE PDF 1M.  The full electronic version of the magazine, which incidently features Discovery Air,  can be viewed at

Trinity Helicopters Named Business of the Year - Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Trinity Helicopters, a NATA Operator member, was named as Business of the Year by the NWT Chanber of Commerce at their April 19 President's Dinner.  Trinity was recognized for its success since its entry into the aviation market in 2009.

Our congratulations to Rob Carroll, Trinity's President.

You can view the NWT Chamber Biz Quiz article on Trinity HERE (pdf 620K)

Fire Destroys Inuvik Hangar - Monday, November 08, 2010
Runway Strength Course In Hay River - Thursday, October 14, 2010

On Oct 14th, 2010 Boeing provided training on runway firmness testing at Hay River Airport.

News North Oct 25 Article

Hay River Hub Oct 13 Article