Effective May 2, 2021 McMurray Aviation will be rapid testing for COVID-19 for ALL passengers on ALL flights. This includes charters, aerial tours and the flight school.
We are considering this test to be essential due to the close proximity in the aircraft. If anyone has the virus,
passengers and flight crew would be considered in close contact and this can severely compromise all
preventative measures. This could further result in contaminating our staff members and discontinuing our essential business services to remote communities.
With support from Fort Chipewyan leadership and all levels of government, testing will be at no cost to the
The examination is conducted through a third party company called Medika North and the procedure is a
shallow nasal swab with results in 15 minutes.
To fulfill new rapid testing requirements, cut off time for scheduled flights to Fort Chipewyan will be increased from 10 minutes to 30 minutes prior to your departure time. It is crucial that passengers arrive before this cut off to ensure there will be no delays in service.
For all other flights, please consult with our customer service agents on what time you are required to arrive before your flight.
More information will be provided in the near future.
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