About First Air

Our Fleet

First Air operates a versatile fleet of aircraft for regularly scheduled passenger and air cargo services. All aircraft are gravel and ice strip equipped for landing in remote locations, and many are combination (combi) aircraft capable of multiple passenger/cargo configurations.

Select specific aircraft to learn more:

  • Boeing 737 400

    First Air operates Boeing 737 400 all passenger aircraft and Boeing 737 400C fixed combi aircraft. The 737-400 is 6 metres longer than the 737-200, providing increased capacity, greater fuel efficiency and a greener air transportation solution.

    Passenger Capacity 156
    Cargo Configuration N/A
    Combi-Configurations N/A
    Gravel Airstrips No
    Ice Strips Yes
    Special Features N/A
    Maximum Payload 34,000 lbs
    Main Cargo Door Size N/A
    Pallet Sizes N/A
    Bulk Load N/A
    Cubic Volume N/A
    Average Range 1,334 miles
    Speed 500 MPH

  • Boeing 737 400 Combi

    First Air operates Boeing 737 400 all passenger aircraft and Boeing 737 400C fixed combi aircraft. The 737-400 is 6 metres longer than the 737-200, providing increased capacity, greater fuel efficiency and a greener air transportation solution.

    Passenger Capacity 78
    Cargo Configuration 4 pallets
    Combi-Configurations From 4 pallets/72 passengers
    Gravel Airstrips No
    Ice Strips Yes
    Special Features N/A
    Maximum Payload 34,000 lbs
    Main Cargo Door Size 140" x 90" Sealed door
    Pallet Sizes 125" x 88" or 108" x 88" AAA or AAE
    Bulk Load Yes
    Cubic Volume 1,361 CBF
    Average Range 1,334 miles
    Speed 500 MPH

  • ATR 42-300

    The ATR 42 is a fast, comfortable, fuel-efficient state-of-the-art turbo prop aircraft. This flexible combi model has the ability to carry all passenger, all freight or any combination in between.

    Passenger Capacity 42
    Cargo Configuration Bulk loading
    Combi-Configurations From 10 to 42 passengers and cargo
    Gravel Airstrips Yes
    Ice Strips Yes
    Special Features Cargo door 46" from ground level/Engine duals as APU
    Maximum Payload 10,000 lbs
    Main Cargo Door Size 50" x 60"
    Pallet Sizes Bulk load only
    Bulk Load Yes
    Cubic Volume 1,400 CBF
    Average Range 550 miles
    Speed 285 MPH

  • ATR 42-500

    The ATR 42-500 has many improvements for performance and passenger comfort including high powered engines, reengineered propellers, a newly designed cabin, increased weight and cruise speed. It has an increased maximum takeoff weight, allowing for more cargo, passengers and greater range.

    Passenger Capacity 42
    Cargo Configuration N/A
    Combi-Configurations N/A
    Gravel Airstrips Yes
    Ice Strips Yes
    Special Features Cargo door 46" from ground level/Engine duals as APU
    Maximum Payload 10,000 lbs
    Main Cargo Door Size 50" x 60"
    Pallet Sizes N/A
    Bulk Load N/A
    Cubic Volume 233 CBF
    Average Range 670 miles
    Speed 320 MPH

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