Fly along with Canada’s fastest growing Indigenous airline and see how they navigate some of the most challenging aviation conditions in the world. Season one premieres January 14, 2024 on APTN.
“Northern Air Rescue” is a multi-season docuseries about a small First Nation owned airline operating in northern Manitoba. Step inside the world of “Missinippi Airways” and meet real life heroes working to save lives, transport passengers, and keep their planes in the air. Every half hour episode reveals how their diverse team of pilots, paramedics and grounds crew work to serve the needs of remote, fly in only communities. Mounting air ambulance, passenger and cargo missions, every day of the year, thirteen-character driven stories in each season depict the unique operational challenges Missinippi must overcome. Through hostile weather, mechanical break downs, and gravel runways, fly along with a new generation of pilots shaking up this once male dominated industry. “Northern Air Rescue” intimately reveals the inner workings of this remarkable airline and how they are changing the face of northern aviation.