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Our history

Exactair, aviation leader in Québec

ExactAir was founded in 1983 as an aeronautical school and club. Since that day, it has experienced great growth, becoming a true leader in the aviation world in Quebec. Acquired in the 2000s by businessman Benoit Allard, the company now has an impressive fleet of 34 aircraft to offer a range of highly diversified services. Its main base is located at Saint-Honoré (Saguenay) airport in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean and its aircraft have flown all over North America!

New team

In 2015, three of the executives joined the ranks of shareholders to ensure long-term management and improvement. They are Benoit Luneau (director of operations), Stéphane Blackburn (maintenance director) and Patrice Turcotte (financial controller). In 2018, the management team expanded again and Emmanuel Carpentier (chief instructor), Robert Blais (chief pilot) and Pierre Marcoux, (chief financial officer) were added to the list of shareholders.

Our philosophy

Maintain the best and most rigorous mechanical maintenance on our aircraft and provide superior training to our crews in order to provide the safest environment on the market to our customers.

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The company

ExactAir: a charter service, aerial work service, and flight school. This unique mix of missions allows a true advantage over each individual sector that we participate in. By having a flight school we can provide well trained crews to our charter and aerial services, our charter service provides real world experience to our students, and our aerial work provides opportunities to our graduating pilots. Thanks to the diversity of our operations we count on a team of over 50 employees to provide you with the best services in the industry.

Our clients, including Hydro Quebec, SOPFEU, SOPFIM, several mining companies, as well as government agencies at all levels, trust our services for their travel and missions onboard our aircraft. Society for the protection of Forests against Fire reserves about twenty of our aircraft each summer to help their efforts in fire suppression.

Each year, and for more than 20 years already, we participate in the Air Cadet program by training twenty new private pilots in just seven weeks during summer camps.


Become a

Do you dream of becoming a pilot? ExactAir is your best option because "we train, we hire". You choose not only ExactAir for the quality of the training, but because your pilot career will start with us! Each year, more than 20 new pilots are hired to fill positions of flight instructors, fire patrollers, aerial works pilots and air taxi. Will you be next?

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