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IATA CDD Callsign
8K EV[1] EVAS[1]
AOC #6676[2]
HubsGander International Airport
Greater Moncton International Airport
Focus citiesSt. John's International Airport
Halifax Stanfield International Airport
Fleet size27[3]
HeadquartersGander, Newfoundland and Labrador

EVAS Air, also known as Exploits Valley Air Services or EVAS, is a Canadian aviation services company, based in Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador.[4]

It provides a variety of services, including a flight school (known as Gander Flight Training), sightseeing flights, and maintenance. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic it served destinations in Atlantic Canada as an Air Canada Express contractor.

EVAS has started a courier route within Atlantic Canada. Using one of their Beechcraft 1900 aircraft, the run serves Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

Former destinations

Previously EVAS served the following destinations as Air Canada Express.[5]


As of March 2023 EVAS has 27 aircraft registered with Transport Canada.[3] At the EVAS website they state they operate de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter and Embraer Phenom 100. However, they do not give a total number of aircraft and they are not registered with Transport Canada.[6]

EVAS Air fleet
Aircraft No. of aircraft Variants Notes
Beechcraft 1900 8 1900D Up to 19 passengers[6]
Cessna 150 1 150G Not listed at EVAS[6]
Cessna 152 10 Not listed at EVAS[6]
Cessna 172 6 172F, 172K, 172M, 172N, 172S Not listed at EVAS[6]
Consolidated Vultee (Canso) 1 PBY-5A Formerly of Buffalo Airways, has two 800 imp gal (3,600 L; 960 US gal)
Piper PA-34 1 PA-34-200 Seneca

EVAS previously flown aircraft include;[7]


  1. ^ a b "Domestic Designator and Telephony Assignments" (PDF). Nav Canada. 2023-02-10. p. 1. Retrieved 27 February 2023. Exploits Valley Air Services: EV, EVAS
  2. ^ Transport Canada (14 March 2023), Civil Aviation Services (CAS) AOC.
  3. ^ a b "Canadian Civil Aircraft Register: Quick Search Result for Exploits Valley Air Services". Transport Canada. Retrieved 14 March 2023.
  4. ^ "Contact Us". Retrieved 14 March 2023. 70 C. L. Dobbin Drive Gander, NL A1V 1W7 Canada
  5. ^ "Air Canada Express". Archived from the original on 25 May 2022.
  6. ^ a b c d e "Our Fleet". Retrieved 14 March 2023.
  7. ^ "Canadian Civil Aircraft Register: History Search Result". Transport Canada. Retrieved 14 March 2023.
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