Air North to the Christmas rescue

My partner and I recently received amazing service from Air North that deserves to be recognized.

My partner and I recently received amazing service from Air North that deserves to be recognized.

On Dec. 23 we took the 737 flight up to Dawson City, which after a quick trip up had to turn around due to a low ceiling. Back in Whitehorse, Air North contracted two Alkan Air planes to fly the Dawson passengers back up.

Again our flight (the King Air) turned back south for the same reason, while the Caravan managed to land. Back in Whitehorse, Air North offered us yet another flight with Alkan Air the following morning because they did not have any scheduled flights for the next three days.

Despite feeling weary (having done all that travelling with a four-month old) we still took the chance and luckily landed, making it in time for Christmas Eve! Thanks Air North (with special thanks to employee Kate-Lynn); just another example of how fortunate we are to have a local airline.

Merran Smith


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