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Hot Shot Service


Private Cargo Plane and Hot Shot Service: Edmonton and Calgary throughout Western & Northern Canada

Hot shot service is an immediate or emergency shipping service for when you need items, or emergency personnel, delivered to a specific location as quickly as possible.


There is no faster method of getting your shipment from Edmonton to where it needs to go. In the air, you don’t have to worry about common issues that plague trucking companies, like speed limits, traffic lights and traffic jams. Ground transport simply can’t compete with the speed Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd.’s airborne hot shot service provides.


Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd.’s hot shot service from Edmonton can help you avoid costly delays when shipping time-sensitive packages. We also offer private cargo plane services for cargo shipment. Connect with us now.

Convenience You Can Count On

Airco serves emergency or last-minute shipping needs for a wide variety of industries. Edmonton companies in the oil and gas industry frequently use hot shot services to fly parts and/or emergency personnel close to their remote work site locations. When something unexpectedly breaks down, chartering an aircraft from Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd. to hot shot items to your location will improve your situation quickly.


Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd. can fly your shipment from Edmonton directly to most airports in the Territories, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and many other locations.

Hot Shot Service That is Safe and Reliable

We operate a fleet of charter aircraft small enough to get just about anywhere you need to go but large enough to carry heavy parts or pieces of machinery. We only fly dependable, safe, all-weather, twin-engine aircraft .


Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd. is conveniently located in a private facility at the Edmonton International Airport. Our pilots and aircraft are ready 24/7, 365 days a year. Usually, within two hours of confirming your flight, we can have your parts, machinery or personnel in the air heading directly to the necessary destination.


The Beechcraft King Air 100s and the Beechcraft 1900Ds are pressurized and are capable of cruising at altitudes above turbulent weather. In addition, the 1900Ds have a greater range and can travel farther faster and, depending on the destination, can handle cargo loads of up to 4500 pounds. Our 1900Ds have a large cargo compartment located at the rear of the aircraft, which means loading large or unusual items is easier. As an authorized Dangerous Goods Carrier, Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd. is equipped to carry a wide range of items in any of our aircraft.

Emergency and Last-Minute Shipping Made Easy

Whether you need to ship parts for an emergency repair or ship time-sensitive cargo, our hot shot services deliver results. If you have more questions about our hot shot service capabilities from Edmonton, please read our FAQs. Give us a call at 780-890-7780 (or toll-free at 1-800-724-7261 ) to discuss your shipping and cargo needs, or to book your flight today. We also provide aircraft management and maintenance as well as aircraft storage.

The Need for Expedited Cargo Transport

In the world of logistics and supply chain management, time is often the most critical factor. The demand for expedited cargo transport services, particularly via private cargo planes, has surged recently. Whether delivering essential parts to a remote work site, transporting critical medical supplies, or ensuring just-in-time inventory management, the need for rapid and reliable cargo solutions has never been greater.

In Edmonton and Calgary, businesses across various industries rely on Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd. for their hot shot cargo requirements. Our hot shot service is designed to address the urgent shipping needs of companies operating in Western and Northern Canada. Let's delve deeper into why expedited cargo transport is indispensable in today's fast-paced business landscape.

Hot Shot Service: The Speed Advantage

When time is of the essence, hot shot cargo service by private cargo plane stands out as the fastest and most efficient option. Unlike ground transportation, which faces obstacles like speed limits, traffic lights, and congestion, air transport is unparalleled in speed and reliability. The agility of cargo planes allows them to bypass the limitations that often hinder ground-based logistics.

Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd.’s hot shot service from Edmonton provides a remarkable advantage in terms of speed and efficiency. This service can dramatically reduce costly delays and ensure that critical shipments reach their destination quickly. Whether it's emergency parts, equipment, or personnel, our expedited cargo solutions are tailored to meet your urgent needs.

The Versatility of Private Cargo Planes

One of the significant advantages of using private cargo planes is their ability to reach a wide range of destinations. Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd.’s charter aircraft fleet is versatile enough to land at airports with various landing strip types, including turf, gravel, and pavement. This versatility is invaluable, especially when delivering cargo to remote work sites or locations with limited infrastructure.

Businesses in the oil and gas industry frequently rely on hot shot services to transport essential equipment and emergency personnel to remote locations. Accessing these remote work sites swiftly can make a significant difference in resolving unexpected breakdowns and minimizing downtime.

Safety and Reliability

Safety and reliability are paramount when it comes to expedited cargo transport. Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd. maintains a fleet of charter aircraft renowned for their dependability, safety features, and all-weather capabilities. Our twin-engine aircraft are designed to operate under various weather conditions, ensuring your cargo reaches its destination safely and on time.

Our fleet's Beechcraft King Air 100s and Beechcraft 1900Ds are equipped to handle cargo loads efficiently. The 1900Ds, in particular, offer extended-range capabilities, travelling faster and farther to meet your cargo transport requirements. With a pressurized cabin and spacious cargo area, these aircraft are well-suited for carrying various loads.

Making Emergency Shipping Effortless

Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd. is dedicated to simplifying emergency and last-minute shipping for businesses across Edmonton, Calgary, and beyond. We understand that urgent situations require immediate solutions. Our 24/7, 365-day-a-year availability ensures that your cargo can be in the air within hours of confirming your flight.

As an authorized Dangerous Goods Carrier, we have the expertise and certification to transport various items, including hazardous materials. This versatility allows us to cater to diverse cargo needs while adhering to the highest safety standards.

Whether you're dealing with emergency repairs, time-sensitive cargo, or specialized transportation requirements, our hot shot services are designed to deliver results swiftly and efficiently. Contact Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd. at 780-890-7780 or toll-free at 1-800-724-7261 to discuss your cargo shipping needs or to book your private cargo plane flight today.

When time is of the essence, trust Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd. for rapid and reliable cargo transport solutions that keep your business operations on track.


Expert Cargo Services in Alberta & North America

Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd. is licensed to meet your charter demands for domestic and international cargo transport. As a leading provider of expedited and specialized transportation solutions, we offer a full range of flexible transportation services customized to fit your business’s needs. We’re an approved and certified dangerous goods carrier.

We have an aircraft suited to your cargo needs, such as our 1900D, which can move larger payloads and bulky items. We can have an aircraft ready to expedite your cargo in as little as two hours. Contact us 24/7 to request service.

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