Pacific Western Airlines

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Pacific Western Airlines Ltd (IATA: PW, ICAO: PWA, Call sign: Pacific Western) was an airline that operated scheduled flights throughout western Canada and charter services around the world from the 1950s through the 1980s. It was headquartered at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, British Columbia,until 1974, when the head office was moved to Calgary, Alberta. Became a part of Canadian Airlines International in 1987

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Pacific Western Airlines Douglas CF-PWB at Edmonton-City Centre Airport, circa (Photo: Gordon Hunter) Canadian Airlines, Major Airlines, Air North, Douglas Dc 4, Douglas Aircraft, Airport Photos, Boeing 727, Passenger Aircraft, Civil Aviation

Pacific Western Airlines DC-4 at Edmonton City Centre Airport Photo by gordon hunter from Nanaimo, BC, Canada

Pacific Western Airlines Boeing C-FPWP, September From Aero Icarus collection Canadian Airlines, Pacific Airlines, Cargo Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Air North, Private Plane, Aviation Industry, Air Lines, Mode Of Transport

Pacific Western Airlines Boeing 737-200; C-FPWP, September 1981/BVY

scanned from a 35mm slide - from my collection, not my own shot...

Pacific Western Airlines Boeing (C-GPWA) in May Built in 1983 for Pacific Western - sold to Air Canada and operated until - retired and stored at Mojave (MHV) Photo and caption by Reinhard Zinabold Boeing 727, Boeing Aircraft, Air Travel, Travel And Tourism, Air North, Canadian Airlines, Aviation Industry, Airplane Travel, Vintage Air

C-GPWA

C-GPWA - Boeing B-767-275 - Pacific Western Airlines in May 1984 c/n 22683 - built in 1983 for Pacific Western - sold to Air Canada 05/1985 and operated until 03/2001 - retired and stored at Mojave (MHV) Pacific Western ordered 4 B-767's from Boeing, but only took delivery of C-GPWA/B scanned from Kodachrome-slide

Pacific Western Airlines Lockheed Hercules (C-GHPW) at Edmonton City Centre Airport (CYXD) in Also operated by Northwest Territorial Airways (NWT Air) from 1983 and First Air since Canadian Airlines, Pacific Airlines, Cargo Airlines, Air North, Event Logistics, Cargo Aircraft, C 130, Civil Aviation, Commercial Aircraft

C-GHPW

C-GHPW - Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules - Pacific Western Airlines at Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD) in 1980 c/n 4799 - built in 1978 for Pacific Western - operated by Northwest Territorial Airways from 1983 and First Air since 1998 scanned from Kodachrome-slide

CF-NAI Originally built for Northwest Airlines in this Douglas was imported into Canada by Nordair of Montreal in 1964 and shown here on a Pacific Western charter. Photo by Tim Martin Air North, Canadian Airlines, Mcdonald Douglas, Northwest Airlines, Douglas Aircraft, Western Canada, Aircraft Photos, Vintage Air, Of Montreal

CF-NAI@Gatwick-UK 28May66

Originally built for Northwest Airlines in 1957, this Douglas DC-7C was imported into Canada by Nordair of Montreal in 1964 and shown here on a Pacific Western charter. In the background are (L) BAC One-Eleven and (R) Vickers VC10 jets. View large to see the captain staring out the window. He looks like he can't believe they actually made it in one piece!

Pacific Western B737 200 at the Alberta Aviation Museum Photo by CambridgeBayWeather Canadian Airlines, Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Vintage Travel, Westerns, Aviation, Jets, Air Lines, Aeroplanes

Pacific Western B737 200 at the Alberta Aviation Museum Photo by CambridgeBayWeather