When the executive team at Air Georgian, an Air Canada Express partner, sat down in 2012 for a strategic planning session, it is likely that nobody considered a future that included the remote air strips of the Democratic Republic of Congo, or supporting Canada’s oil and gas sector. It was during a visit to Calgary by Eric Edmondson, Air Georgian’s chief executive officer to research the availability of de Havilland Dash 8 aircraft that the pieces began to fall in place.

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