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Zoom Airlines Inc. was a Canadian low-fare scheduled transatlantic airline with its headquarters in the Place Bell Canada building in Ottawa, Ontario. Zoom operated year-round scheduled services to Europe, and charter services to South America, Caribbean, and Southern United States destinations with Canadian tour operators.

tmb zoom airlinesZoom ceased all operations and filed for bankruptcy protection on August 28, 2008 because of its deteriorating financial position. Zoom Airlines was organized as two units - Zoom Airlines Ltd., administered by PKF and Zoom Airlines Inc. with Doyle Salewski Inc. as Trustees.

On January 14, 2009, Globe Span Capital announced the acquisition of Zoom Airlines Inc.

A plan was in place to get the new Zoom off the ground in early 2009. The Kingston, Ontario, based financial services company planned to relocate Zoom Airlines finance, human resources and call-centre divisions to Kingston. The operation centre of the airline was to remain in Toronto. On March 25, 2009, a web site was launched for the new airline, XPO Airlines.

The executives at Globe Span had planned to use the Zoom Airlines brand name, but chose to change to a new name. (Source: wikipedia.org).

(Note: The post on this web site indicates XPO Airlines never did get off the ground., eds).


1986 air bras dor 1380Air Bras d’Or.......remember them?

Here is their timetable from the collection of Arthur Na. 

A small airline, flying DHC-6 Twin Otters that had the Maritimes pretty well covered in the mid ‘80s. Believe they only lasted about a year.

tmb air bras dor aircraftHere’s C-GDMP at YPS (Port Hawkesbury) in December 1986.

(Source: Canadian Public Transit Discussion Board)

Note: There appears to be no other information on this small airline - eds)

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