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Regional 1 Airlines becomes R1 Airlines

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Regional 1 Airlines (Regional 1 Airlines Limited) (Calgary), which merged with Air Georgian (Toronto) on November 15, 2013 creating a new parent company, Regional Express Aviation Limited (REAL), has changed its mission and operating name to R1 Airlines with the theme of “Boundless”.

R1 Airlines logo


The regional carrier quit the scheduled airline business on September 11, 2005 and since then has been focusing on worldwide charter work.

Here is how the redefined airline now describes its services:

R1 Boundless logo

Experience a new standard in charter aviation. R1 Airlines Ltd. provides a new level of service, capacity, and aviation expertise on a regional and international scale. Convenience and comfort. Customized schedules, in-flight services and cargo capacity tailored to your unique business or leisure charter needs with the world’s largest private fleet of Dash 8 and CRJ series aircraft at our disposal. Maintenance facilities in strategic centres around the globe. The ultimate in personal service. R1 introduces you to charter aviation services that are – quite simply – boundless.

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