News and Announcements

20 July 2011
July 18, 2011 – Iqaluit, Nunavut. First Air’s inaugural Airline Foundations Program comes to an end on Wednesday after nine days of classroom study. Fourteen students from across Nunavut will successfully complete the program which took place at Nunavut Arctic College Nunatta Residence. “The Airline Foundations program is the first of several training programs that First Air will offer young people interested in a career in aviation, and we are... read more.
06 July 2011
Iqaluit, Nunavut – 4:30 pm Wednesday July 6, 2011 Qikiqtaaluk Logistics Inc. (QL) is proud to announce that on the 14th, of June 2011 Defence Construction of Canada awarded the DYE-Main Dew Line Site remediation contract to Qikiqtaaluk Logistics. DYE-M Cape Dyer was a Main DEW Line Site Built in the 1950’s. The site was decommissioned in 1989 and is now part of the North Warning System. The final Site Clean-up will take place between 2011 and... read more.
13 June 2011
June 13, 2011 – Iqaluit, Nunavut. Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) and Qikiqtani First Aviation Ltd. are pleased to announce enhancements that will benefit Inuit of the Qikiqtaaluk region. “A key priority for QIA is to ensure that Inuit have the best benefits possible,” says Okalik Eegeesiak, President of QIA. “We are pleased that Qikiqtani First Aviation has listened and acted on the issues important to us.” The revised Beneficiary agreement... read more.
17 February 2011
February 17, 2011 – Iqaluit, Nunavut. Qikiqtaaluk Corporation (QC) and First Air are pleased to announce that they have entered into a business agreement to start a new airline. The new entity will be named Qikiqtani First Aviation Ltd, and operate in the Qikiqtani Region under the operating authority of First Air. Qikiqtani First Aviation Ltd. will provide a range of aviation services throughout the Qikiqtani Region utilizing First Air’s fleet... read more.
10 December 2010
Qikiqtaaluk Corporation adds yet another promising member to its corporate family with their partnership with Scarlet Security. The operating entity of the partnership is QC/Scarlet Security Services Ltd., an Inuit-owned company whose head office will be located in Iqaluit. QC/Scarlet Security Services Ltd is shaped to service major remote projects such as Mines, Winter Roads/Ice Roads, Pipelines and other remote and isolated industrial... read more.
22 July 2009
Clyde River Nunavut – July 22nd, 2009 Qikiqtaaluk Logistics Inc. (QL) is proud to announce that they have completed on July 18th the construction of a bridge across the Clyde River that provides a year-round access to local hunting grounds for the residents of the community in an unprecedented project. QL was awarded the remediation project at Cape Christian, Nunavut in 2008. As part of the consultations with the community prior to preparing QL’... read more.