Our Team

Travis Wright

As the president of the company, Travis oversees all aspects of the operation. His vision, professionalism and work ethic provide the company with the direction and the high standards that we strive to achieve.

Kyle Newhook

Operations Manager
As the Transport Canada approved company Operations Manager, Kyle is responsible for all operations of North-Wright Airways Ltd. His duties include Operations Manual production, ensuring all regulations are complied with, monitoring flight duty times and schedules, Operations training and Human resource administrator. He acts as a Liaison with all the external agencies dealing with aviation and regulations in the industry and other operational control functions within the company. He also performs after hours dispatch and flight following duties.

Susan Wright

HR & Safety Manager
As the company designated HR & Safety Manager, Susan is responsible for ensuring the highest compliance to all health and safety regulations and legislation as well as administering the company’s safety program. Susan is also responsible to hiring crews, maintenance personnel and dispatchers.

Ryan Spurrell

Production Manager

Ryan is responsible for managing the crew in the maintenance department and overseeing the tasks of the Aircraft Maintenance Engineers. Started off as an apprentice, he rose through the ranks in just a few months of joining North-Wright. His dedication, attention to detail and quality of work has earned him the respect from his team.  

Mark Snelgar

Chief Pilot
A former United Nations pilot and Transport Canada approved Chief Pilot, Mark is responsible for the professional standards of our flight crews. He also develops, enforces company SOP’s, trains and mentors all of the flight crew.

Janalee Welsh

QA Manager
Janalee is the administrator of the company’s Quality Assurance program and is responsible for conducting the company’s action items in relation to quality assurance.

Troy Wiley

Director of Maintenance
Troy is the company’s Director of Maintenance, QA Manager, and person responsible for maintenance. Troy has over 25 years’ experience working at North-Wright Airways and leads a team of 20 aircraft maintenance personnel. Troy’s role in the project is focused on ensuring aircraft are certified, serviceable, and safe to fly.

Ed Sheppard

Chief Financial Officer
With years of experience in the field, Ed is responsible for managing the company finances, including financial planning, financial risks and reporting. Ed has also accomplished his Masters of Business Administration.