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Girls Take Flight


  A team from Rise Air participated in the annual “Girls Take Flight” event at the Mitchinson Flight Centre on Saturday, aiming to inspire women and girls to pursue careers in aviation and aerospace. The free event offered participants the chance to take a flight with a certified female pilot and meet with women established […]

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Rise Air Welcomes Second ATR 42-500 to Fleet


Rise Air announced the addition of a second ATR 42-500 aircraft to its fleet of five ATRs. The aircraft, registration C-GRYI, will primarily serve the airline’s workforce transportation routes. This latest addition complements the airline’s first ATR 42-500, C-FHBX which is dedicated to scheduled services in northern Saskatchewan. “The arrival of this second ATR 42-500 […]

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Celebrating Long-Service at Rise Air and Snowbird Aviation Services


Celebrating Long-Service at Rise Air and Snowbird Aviation Services   At a recent event in Saskatoon, Rise Air and Snowbird Aviation Services proudly recognized the outstanding contributions of our long-serving colleagues. With milestones ranging from five to an exceptional 35 years, we celebrated the dedication and hard work that has shaped our success. We were […]

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Rise Air Recognized as a Certified Changemaker by Human Resources Director Canada.


Rise Air Recognized as a Certified Changemaker by Human Resources Director Canada.   Rise Air is proud to announce that it has been recognized as a “Certified Changemaker” by Human Resources Director Canada (HRDC). The company received the prestigious 2024 Innovative HR Team Award alongside Agnico Eagle Mines and the Town of Innisfil. “We are […]

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Aviation Superfan Celebrates 19th Birthday at Rise Air


Alex Adams, a lifelong aviation enthusiast, celebrated his 19th birthday by making a special trip to Rise Air in Saskatoon. Adams, who grew up in Uranium City, Saskatchewan, has been fascinated by flying since he was a young child. He estimates that he has traveled on Rise Air flights more than 1,000 times. “I love […]

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Rise Air’s future online store survey.


Rise Air would like to hear your feedback on branded merchandise that you would like to see in our future store. From t-shirts to premium golf balls, fishing hooks to jigsaws. Let us know your thoughts:

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Santa in the North 2023 – a year of firsts


Santa in the North 2023 – a year of firsts The 23rd annual Santa in the North trip, which took place at the beginning of December, was a tremendous success, and we owe it all to the unwavering support of our partners, sponsors, and communities. Thanks to their generosity, we were able to spread holiday […]

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2023 Christmas Card Contest Winners


Congratulations Mansehaj and Asees Singh on winning the 2023 Rise Air Christmas card colouring contest. We loved the colours and beauty of your winning design. Along with the $100, we gifted two Rise Air goodie bags. To everyone who submitted an image, thank you. We will have more contests in 2024.

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Rise Air is an incredible place to work


We offer opportunities for personal and professional growth with a competitive total compensation package plus an amazing employee relations program featuring other benefits and incentives. We honour our employees through annual service awards and recognition of significant life events. and we like to party – with winter holiday parties, staff lunches and more! To support […]

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What is it like being a commercial pilot with Rise Air?


  Captain Robert Harkness and First Officer Miles Richardson talk about working in aviation for Rise Air. Being a pilot is a rewarding career with great benefits. It offers constant learning and growth opportunities. Already a commercial pilot? Looking for new opportunities? After safety, reliability and customer service, Rise Air prioritizes a good work/life balance […]

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Check-in Procedures


Baggage Information

  • Safety regulations require that all carry-on baggage conforms to the following specifications:
    • No more than two (2) pieces, when combined, not to exceed 20cm x 43cm x 38cm (8in x 17in x 15in).
    • A sizing device is provided in each terminal. The maximum combined weight for cabin baggage is 6kg (13lbs).
    • Purses 25cm x 30cm x 20cm (10in x 12in x 8in) or less are not counted as one of the two pieces allowed.

Special Assistance

  • Customers are requested to identify any special requirements when booking their flight.
  • If you have booked your flight on our website, please contact the Reservations line at 1-800-667-9356 to ensure we can accommodate your requirements.
  • You are required to contact Rise Air to discuss your requirements no later than 48 hours prior to flight time.
  • Visual and/or hearing-impaired passengers, with or without a service animal or companion, will be pre-boarded on our flights.
  • For information regarding traveling with service animals, please visit Travelling with Service Animals.

Travelling with Service Animals

  • Rise Air will permit a service animal on board without charge if the animal is:
    • Required for assistance and certified, in writing by a professional service animal institution, as having been trained to assist a person with a disability.
    • The animal must remain harnessed and under the passenger's control but does not need to be muzzled. If the animal is too large for the space under a seat, it may remain on the floor at the passenger's feet.
    • Passengers with service animals may not occupy seats where the animal impedes or obstructs access to an emergency exit or interferes with the crew's ability to respond to an emergency.

Mobility and Wheelchair Assistance


  • Rise Air does permit domestic household pets to be transported on our aircraft. Although we do our best to minimize allergens by keeping animals contained throughout the flight, our aircraft is a public space and cannot guarantee it is an allergen free environment.
  • Please call our Reservations line at 1-800-667-9356 when you confirm your reservation. We will make every reasonable effort to arrange a seat as far from the animal as possible.
  • Rise Air does not serve any nut products in their inflight service. However, despite our best efforts, other passengers may bring aboard food items that contain nut products or residue.

Traveling with Infants

  • Seat selection is not required for infants who are held on a lap of an adult.
  • An infant must be held during taxi, take-off, and landing and whenever the seat belt sign is on.
  • Lap held infants must be held facing the adult’s chest or secured in an approved car seat for the duration of the flight.
  • Transport Canada mandates that infants are not permitted in the emergency exit row and that no person shall be responsible for more than one infant (any child under two years of age) on board.
  • Two lap held infants will not be seated in the same row due to the number of oxygen masks in each row.

Travelling with Children Aged Two and Older

  • Rise Air requires that a full fare be purchased for children over 2 years of age to have a purchased seat and they must be accompanied by an adult older than 16 years of age.
  • Young adults aged 12-16 are permitted to travel on their own or use our accompanied minor service.
  • At check-in, Rise Air will try to assign a seat that is close to their parent or guardian for children under the age of 14.
  • If close seating is not available, seats will be assigned at check-in and volunteers will be requested at the time of board to change seats prior to take off with no additional charge.
  • We will attempt to assign seats:
    • Next to their parent or guardian for children aged 5 and under.
    • In the same row as their parent or guardian for children aged 6 to 11.
    • In a row that is separated by no more than a row from their parent or guardian for children 12-13.
  • No child shall occupy an Emergency Exit seat.

Unaccompanied Minor Program

  • Children between the ages of 5 and 11 who are traveling alone will be registered in the program.
  • Children under the age of 5 are not permitted to travel alone.
  • Reservations must be confirmed for the child’s final destination and notification provided at the time of booking that the child is traveling as an unaccompanied minor.
  • Reservations for an unaccompanied minor to travel can only be made Monday through Friday, on the first flight of the day.
  • The parent or guardian who is dropping off and picking up the child at the airport is required to have photo identification and must provide contact information including their full name, address, and telephone number. An emergency contact number is also required to be provided prior to the child’s departure

Expectant Mothers

  • For medical and safety reasons, expectant mothers are welcome on our flights until the end of their 36th week of pregnancy. A medical certificate provided by the passenger’s physician, nurse practitioner, and/or registered midwife is required to fly after the 36th week of pregnancy, stating the passenger is fit to travel. An original signed and dated certificate from their health professional must be presented at the time of check-in.
  • In instances where the departure date is prior to the 36th week of pregnancy but the return flight is after the 36th week, a medical certificate as described above is required for the return flight.

Fare Types

  • Premium fare is the only fare that is fully refundable and will be refunded to the form of payment that it was charged to. If you paid cash for your fare, reimbursement in the form of a cheque will be mailed to you from our finance department. If the fare was charged to a third party, that party will receive the refund on their account.
  • Flex fare charges a $105 administration fee and any applicable fare difference for changes. This fare is nonrefundable. You must notify Rise Air at least 24 hours prior to departure to be eligible to make changes to your reservation.
  • Basic fare is nonrefundable. No changes can be made once the ticket is paid for.
  • Seniors fare is available on a limited basis to people ages 65 and older. It is fully changeable or refundable up to two hours before departure. This fare is not available for travel in or out of La Ronge and is restricted to travel in either direction North to South directly. This fare is subject to availability and a 50 lb baggage maximum. Seniors fares must be booked via our Reservations hotline. 1-800-667-9356.

Accepted Forms of Payment

  • Our accepted forms of electronic payment include Mastercard, Visa, American Express, and Debit. Cash only will be accepted when prior authorization has been provided by a company manager. To inquire about cash payments, call our Reservations line at 1-800-667-9356.
  • You may purchase your ticket using our website or by contacting our Reservations line at 1-800-667-9356. Additionally, tickets can be bought through our partner travel agencies and directly at our airport base locations.

Cargo Services

Daily freight service to the communities we serve in Northern Saskatchewan.

Book your Charter

Rise Air has the largest fleet of fixed wing aircraft in Saskatchewan, including float, cargo, MEDEVAC and corporate travel aircraft.

Track your Workforce Transport Flight

Track the departure of your company's workforce transport flight.