Flying Year-round to the Four Points of Quebec
Published in the January, 2004 Issue of Canadian World Traveller
Photos Courtesy of Pascan Aviation www.pascan.com
Pascan Aviation is a successful Quebec company founded in 1999, which specialises in regional air transport. It offers scheduled passenger flights, charter flights, cargo air transport, medical evacuation air service and aircraft management.
Air Passenger Service
At present, its scheduled passenger service is available in ten municipalities located in six administrative regions of Quebec. Over the coming months, the company projects that this service will be expanded to about twenty municipalities.
Together, these destinations will be part of an “independent network” that will eventually cover all of the vast regions of Quebec. For the first time, the public will be able to travel from one of the province’s region to another by a regularly scheduled, dependable, rapid and most of all, affordable air transportation service.
Montreal Departures & Arrivals
Montreal passengers embark at St-Hubert Airport, located at 6200 route de l’aéroport, St-Hubert (AvTech) at least 20 minutes before departure. Return flights also land at St-Hubert Airport.
There are two flights from Montreal to Alma on Mondays through Fridays. One at 6 am and the other at 6 pm. The flight lasts approximately 1 hour, 20 minutes.
There are two flights from Montreal to Bagotville on Mondays through Fridays. One at 6 am and the other at 6 pm. The flight lasts approximately 55 minutes.
Since this article was published, Pascan Aviation has initiated flights to Baie-Comeau. Consult Pascan’s website at www.pascan.com for frequency and flight times.
There is one flight from Montreal to Bonaventure on Mondays through Fridays at 9.30 am and another flight at 2 pm on Fridays only. There is also a flight at 5 pm on Sundays only. The flights last approximately 2 hours on weekdays and 2 hours 45 minutes on Sundays.
There is one flight from Montreal to Iles-de-la-Madeleine on Mondays through Fridays at 9.30 am. The flight lasts approximately 4 hours.
There are no direct flights from Montreal to Mont-Joli. There is one flight from Quebec City to Mont-Joli on Mondays through Fridays at 7.00 am. The flight lasts approximately 55 minutes.
Quebec City / Jean-Lesage Airport
There is one flight from Montreal to Quebec City on Mondays through Fridays at 9.30 am and another flight at 2 pm on Fridays only. There is also a flight at 5 pm on Sundays only. The flight lasts approximately 40 minutes.
There are two flights from Montreal to Rouyn-Noranda on Mondays through Fridays. One at 5.55 am and the other at 5 pm. The flight lasts approximately 1 hour, 40 minutes.
Since this article was published, Pascan Aviation has initiated flights to Sept-Iles. Consult Pascan’s website at www.pascan.com for frequency and flight times.
There are two flights from Montreal to Val-D’Or on Mondays through Fridays. One at 5.55 am and the other at 5 pm. The flight lasts approximately 1 hour, 5 minutes.
Since this article was published, Pascan Aviation has initiated flights to Charlo, New Brunswick and Saint-Leonard, New Brunswick. Consult Pascan’s website at www.pascan.com for frequency and flight times.
Time spent travelling to business meetings is all too often time wasted. Your dedicated Pascan aircraft departs for destinations throughout USA and Canada when you decide, giving you the flexibility to extend meetings or to conclude those vital negotiations without the pressure of missing that all important scheduled flight. In the air.
Our comfortable well-appointed aircraft provide an ideal environment for confidential business briefings.
The PC-12 is equipped with a huge cargo door (53 X 52 inches) and can be configured for carrying freight or a combination of freight and passengers. Conversion of the 330 cubic feet cabin takes a few minutes and loads can vary up to 3 000 pounds (1 400 kilos). The PC-12 can operate from unpaved runways less than 2 000 feet long.
Whatever the requirements, from delivering an urgent parcel to the transportation of equipment or machinery, Pascan Aviation offers very competitive cargo rates.
Based at Quebec City’s Jean Lesage International Airport, Pascan Aviation offers its air ambulance services to and from airports across Canada and the US. Pascan works in partnership with the highly-qualified personnel of Airmedic.
The Pilatus PC-12 aircraft used for this critical service is the most widely used air ambulance aircraft around the world. It is equipped with the latest life-support technology. Pascan’s mission is to provide patients with high-quality, cost-effective, aeromedical transportation aboard its pressurised reliable aircraft.
Pascan Aviation’s fleet of Pilatus PC-12 type Swiss-made planes are very comfortable. This aircraft is the quietest in its class, Passengers travel in the relaxing atmosphere of a pressurised cabin, as the plane attains attitudes of up to 30,000 feet and a cruising speed of 500 km per hour.
Fares, Rates & Conditions
For current destinations, complete schedules, fares, rates and conditions, call 1-888-313-8777 or consult Pascan’s website at www.pascan.com.
For More Info:
222, 2e Avenue,
Aéroport Jean-Lesage International,
Sainte-Foy, QC G2G 2T2
Tel.: (418) 877-8777
Fax: (418) 877-8781
1255, rue Peel
Montréal, QC H3B 4V4
Fax: (514) 864-3188
Infotouriste Walk-In Centre
1001, Dorchester Square,
(corner Peel and Ste-Catherine Streets)
Montréal, QC H3B 4V4
Tel.: (514) 873-2015