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  • 16/10/2017
    Private Jet Ownership vs. Chartered Flying

    If you travel a lot from Edmonton for business or for pleasure, then the many hassles and drawbacks of commercial flying just aren't worth your time, effort, and money. A private flight is always going to be the better choice and you have two main options when it comes to private flying. You can either use a private jet or you can take charter flights from Edmonton with Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd., an aircraft charter company.

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  • 19/06/2017
    New Passenger Bill of Rights and the Benefits of Choosing to Fly Charter over Scheduled Air Services

    Many people were excited to hear the news that Transportation Minister Marc Garneau is introducing a passenger bill of rights as part of new legislation designed to improve customer service provided by Canada’s major airlines. The bill is a response to several recent reports about the less-than-cordial treatment of some passengers using a variety of schedule air services. However, flying with a major airline may not always be your best option for air travel in Canada and direct flights from Edmonton. Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd., an aircraft charter company, is here to help you make a decision between flying charter and using scheduled air services.

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  • 21/04/2017
    Traveling for Work? The Advantages of Flying Over Driving

    When you need to travel for work, it is important to use a convenient and comfortable mode of transport that will get you to your destination quickly and, if need be, allow you to do some work along the way. Direct flights offer all of these benefits and more. Government employees who need to travel together for work can enjoy numerous advantages by choosing group charter flights from Edmonton with Airco Aircraft Charters over choosing to drive.

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  • 06/03/2017
    Exploring Fort Chipewyan

    Fort Chipewyan is a Northern Alberta hamlet located on the western tip of beautiful Lake Athabasca, one of the largest lakes in western Canada. In the summer, Fort Chipewyan is only accessible by air or water, and only by air or winter roads in the winter. The most hassle-free and convenient way to reach some of Alberta's remote communities is via direct charter flight. For anyone looking to visit Fort Chipewyan by air, Airco Aircraft Charters offers direct charter flights from Edmonton.

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  • 22/02/2017
    The Benefits of Charter Flights for Group and Business Travel

    Some people wrongly assume that, thanks to technological advancements which allow for video and conference calling, it is no longer necessary to travel for business or for a project team to come together and meet face-to-face. At Airco Aircraft Charters, we've seen just how important personal connectivity can be for business and group projects. Those who use our executive charter flights from Calgary and Edmonton to meet others in person do so because of the undeniable benefits it provides.

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  • 10/02/2017
    Your Guide to Celebrating Canada's 150th Birthday by Charter Flight

    Canada turns 150 years old this year, and what could be a better way to celebrate this great country than by seeing and experiencing more of it? At Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd. we provide group charter flights from Calgary and Edmonton that can take you anywhere you, your friends, and your family want to go. With free admission to Canada's national parks for all of 2017, now is the time to hop on direct charter flight from Edmonton and Calgary to places in Canada that you've never been.

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  • 17/01/2017
    How to Prepare Your Shipment for Hot Shot Service in Alberta

    Do you have a shipment that needs to be sent ASAP? Hot shot service from Edmonton or Calgary with Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd. is a fantastic choice if you find yourself in need of last minute cargo delivery. While hot shot ground transportation is an option, hot shot service by aircraft charter is a much more efficient choice, especially when time is of the essence.

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  • 27/06/2016
    The Calgary Stampede: let the countdown begin

    Dust off your cowboy hat and give your boots a shining, the Calgary Stampede is just around the corner and it’s time to start tethering your plans for this year’s jamboree. Whether you want to come in for an extended weekend or stay for every last event, getting into Cowtown is dead easy. Thanks to Airco Charters, direct charter flights to and from Calgary are available to leave whenever you’re ready to vamoose. When you fly with our charter airline, you never have to worry about long waits at crowded airports or delayed flights. All you need to do is swagger up to the aircraft and we’ll be off straightway, allowing you to maximize your time herding in the good times at the Stampede. You’ll enjoy flying exclusively with your pals or associates (no need to endure the oddities of strangers), and you can even start the party early with our champagne tour service. The only thing left to do is plot out your itinerary. Here are a few things you won’t want to miss.

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  • 05/05/2016
    5 Fabulous Canadian travel destinations

    Got some vacation time coming up? Looking for a unique travel destination? Consider choosing an exotic locale close to home. Airco Charters wants to fly you and your travel companions on one of our direct flights from Edmonton to a Canadian vacation destination you’ll remember for years to come. Consider one of these five possibilities for you next trip.

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  • 19/04/2016
    Amaze your guests this winter with luxury and leisure in Edmonton

    When you need to make a good impression with the VIPs in your life, knowing how to entertain can make a big difference. But if your big meeting happens to be in Edmonton during the winter months, finding upscale amusements can be a bit of a head scratcher. Here are some ways to astound your visitors with your great taste and creative thinking.

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  • 05/04/2016
    Reasons to Fly and Travel with a Charter Flight in Edmonton

    Are you taking a business trip or vacation this winter? If you’re planning to travel to or from Edmonton (or other nearby area) maybe you’re thinking you’ll just drive there? Over icy roads, through remote towns and despite the risk of possible snowstorms. You’ll need to get your car checked to make sure all systems are a go. Or rent one. Or maybe it’s time to reconsider driving all together.

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  • 22/03/2016
    How to Make Crew Changes in Edmonton and Calgary a Breeze

    Getting workers to and from remote areas for crew changes can be a lengthy, costly and risky venture. But if you’re managing a camp in the gas, oil, mining, forestry or other sector, overseeing shift changes is a responsibility that comes with the job. Commercial flights are unpredictable and ground travel is hazardous in the winter months. You never know when delays will set back your bottom line or your schedule. If there were a way to make it easier and faster, wouldn’t you want in? Consider this your personal invite.

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  • 07/03/2016
    Edmonton charter flights vs. Edmonton commercial flights

    Imagine it: after battling your way through a busy terminal, you’re finally resting in your seat. You’re buckling in when the piercing cry of an infant rings out several rows behind you. At the same moment, some careless clod whacks you in the head with his carry-on. You haven’t even left the ground and you’re already counting the minutes till you can get off the aircraft. Don’t you wish there was a better way to travel?

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  • 17/02/2016
    Take multiple trips in one day with direct flights and Travel from Edmonton

    Chartered flights are becoming increasingly popular with business people all over the country. Your time is valuable. You may have several different locations to get to in one day and no time to waste standing in line or dealing with delays. Chartered aircraft can provide personalised transportation solutions for you and your business that commercial airlines simply can’t compete with. Keep reading to learn more.

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  • 27/01/2016
    Stay safe this winter with direct flights from Edmonton

    Every winter, the highways around Edmonton become snow covered and lined with dangerous black ice. There are always accidents and yet every year people still brave the roads to get to where they’re going. Why not Travel in safety with a direct flight from Edmonton instead? Keep reading to find out more.

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  • 16/12/2015
    What are the weather conditions to cancel a flight from Edmonton?

    When you book a flight from Edmonton on a commercial scheduled airline, you are at the mercy of more than just bad weather. You can be bumped from an overbooked flight as the airline tries to make up for cancellations and you have to deal with impatient crowds at the airport terminal. A charter can help you avoid all that.

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  • 18/11/2015
    Which aircraft should you choose for your next direct flight?

    If you’re planning a direct flight from Edmonton or Calgary, it’s important to choose the right aircraft that will meet your specific needs. But how do you know which aircraft to choose? Keep reading to find out more about the types of aircraft that Airco Aircraft Charters uses and how to choose the right one.

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  • 18/09/2015
    Luxury Leisure Charter Flights from Calgary or Edmonton, Alberta

    Do you want to surprise a loved one with a vacation? How about a unique leisure trip customized for your team or family? Private charter flights can go a long way in making a memorable moment happen.


    Air travel can be succinct, luxurious and personal for any person or company whether they are flying for business or pleasure.

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  • 10/09/2015
    Patient Transfers and Medical Air Travel in Alberta

    Airco Aircraft Charters is pleased to offer to our clients the option of patient transfers or medical air travel for Alberta and across North America. Charter flights are available to meet your diverse medical needs and journeys in a way that is comfortable, affordable and effective.


    Our team is here to provide air ambulance transfers where possible to those who need it most.

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  • 19/06/2015
    Safety and Small Planes

    Many people who feel perfectly comfortable on an airline flight worry about safety on a smaller aircraft. They might worry that small planes are less able to withstand strong winds, or that they will get blown over in a heavy rainstorm. Some travellers feel more claustrophobic on a small flight. Others might not fully understand safety procedures they should follow on a small aircraft.

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  • 08/06/2015
    The Executive Charter Flight Advantage with Airco

    For those who fly on corporate trips, it should be easy, convenient and punctual. Executive charter flights are not only the best way to handle work on the go but they also offer unparalleled levels of service.

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  • 21/05/2015
    7 Must-Visit Places in Canada

    Canadians are proud of their homeland, and with good reason. From stunning mountain ranges to vibrant cities, rich cultural celebrations, and exciting outdoor excursions, there are many things to do and places to see within Canada. Whether you're planning a romantic getaway or a fun-filled family vacation, the great Canadian landscape offers something for every taste.


    To help you plan your next trip, we've compiled a list of seven must-visit cities in Canada.

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  • 08/05/2015
    What You Should Know About Hot Shot Service in Edmonton and Calgary

    You can't always foresee the need for a last-minute trip to check on your office in another city. You probably won't foresee an emergency delivery to another area either. Accidents and surprises happen all the time, and when they happen, you need the ability to either travel or deliver something quickly to another location. You can't get that with your typical commercial flight, but you can get it with chartered hot shot services.

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  • 14/04/2015
    Advantages of Executive and Corporate Charter Flights for Businesses in Alberta

    As a business traveler, you probably spend a lot of unnecessary time waiting in airports. You have to wait to park your car, you have to wait in line for security, and you have to wait to board. And you probably have to wait for layovers and disembarking, too.

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  • 01/04/2015
    About the Aircraft in the Airco Charters Fleet

    When you book a charter flight with Airco you get the specialized experience you imagined without having to jump through hoops. Airco Charters will fly you to your destination in aircraft like the following:

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  • 19/03/2015
    Best Careers in the Aviation Industry

    Choosing a profession is one of the most difficult decisions you’ll ever make. After all, you might work in your chosen field for up to 40 years—or more. Have you considered a career in aviation?


    The aviation industry offers a wide range of careers to fit a variety of interests, from engineering to flying to hospitality. Let’s look at some of the best choices.

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  • 02/03/2015
    How to Upgrade Your Romantic Moment to a Complete Experience

    You know it’s coming up. You start thinking about it while it’s still months away. You run through thousands of possible scenarios, weighing the impact of each option against its cost. Whether you’re planning an anniversary, a getaway, or a vow renewal, you’re looking for a way to fully express your love in a single weekend or evening.

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  • 17/02/2015
    Packing Tips and Tricks for Professionals

    Business trips are a different beast than leisure trips. You need to incorporate punctuality and professionalism. You rarely have time to deal with failed travel plans and poorly packed luggage. To make your business trip less draining than necessary take a moment before you leave to pack light, tight, and right. You will keep clothes wrinkle free and save time in the long run.


    Here are a few things you can do to pack what you need in no time:

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  • 03/02/2015
    What Does It Mean to Fly First Class?

    Once you have flown first class, it’s hard to go back to coach. Airlines pamper first-class passengers by letting them board first and choose from a wider variety of menu options, and by providing multiple flight attendants to serve their needs. But the freedom first-class passengers feel on these airlines is an illusion. First-class passengers have limits to what they can do.

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  • 19/01/2015
    Why Many Business Executives are Switching to Chartered Flights (And Why You Should Too!)

    Executives all over the world continue to decide they no longer want to be hostages of the airline industry


    Some executives are tired of selecting from a list of inconveniently scheduled flights. Others realize their time is too valuable to sacrifice two days of productivity every time they have to travel. Others want to impress high-end clientele and potential business partners with incomparable transportation accommodations.

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