Summit Air Launches New Cargo Service

Yellowknife, NWT (July 29, 2019) – Summit Air is pleased to announce the launch of a brand-new direct to consumer freight service in the Mackenzie Valley.

“We are extremely pleased to be deploying Summit Air Cargo in the Mackenzie Valley to further extend our growing footprint and support our customers in the region,” Lane Zirnhelt, Chief Operating Officer, Summit Aviation Group. “Summit Air Cargo’s unique business model will bring Summit Air’s high standard of quality and service directly to our customers.”

Summit Air Cargo will provide air freight services twice a week from its base in Yellowknife to four communities in the region – Norman Wells, Fort Good Hope, Deline, and Tulita. Air freight services to these communities will be supplemented by a road freight service to and from Edmonton, Alberta. From Yellowknife, Summit Air Cargo customers will be able to ship intercity packages with options allowing for same day delivery within these routes.

“Our flight crews and ground support staff are committed to the safe handling and on-time delivery of your cargo”, said Myles Cane, Senior Vice President, Operations. “From general goods to perishable groceries, you can trust Summit Air Cargo to get your shipment to its final destination.”

About Summit Air:

Summit Air Ltd. has been delivering remote aviation solutions to its valued customers for over 20 years and has one of the largest and most diverse fleets in the industry.

Summit Air Ltd. is a member of The Ledcor Group of Companies. Ledcor is one of North America’s most diversified construction companies, serving the building, oil & gas, infrastructure, mining, power and communications sectors. Ledcor also owns operations in wastewater treatment, property investment, forestry, and transportation services.

For more information please visit:

www.summitaircargo.ca

Media contact:

Matthew McElligott

Vice President, Business Development

1 (867) 765 5991