Morningstar Air Express, the premier Canadian carrier for FedEx Canada, is seeking Pilots to join our team. We currently have a vacancy for C208 Captains based in CYYZ. This position offers an unparalleled schedule offering most weekends and holidays off, home with family most nights and an average of 12 scheduled days of flying per month. In addition, we offer a very competitive benefits package and a seniority-based upgrade process to our ATR-72 and B757 aircraft. Morningstar Air Express is a place where your career can thrive as you build a family or simply enjoy your free time away from work.

About Morningstar

We are an industry leading provider of specialized air cargo services utilizing a fleet of B757, ATR72 and C208 aircraft operated on behalf of FedEx Canada. With a head office based in Edmonton we have flight crew bases in CYVR, CYWG, CYYZ and CYMX. We excel at what we do thanks to an unsurpassed commitment to safety, superior customer service and a positive corporate culture fostered by teamwork and collaboration.

What does Morningstar have to offer?

Company Culture: We pride ourselves on being a company that always puts Safety First. With years of experience operating in a fast-paced courier environment, we operate with a safety-driven customer service focus which allows us to excel in terms of both our safety and on-time performance metrics. We pride ourselves on our highly professional airline environment where everyone’s families remain important.

Lifestyle: Our pilots average 12 days per month, are at home most nights, and enjoy most holidays and weekends off. Flight crew members enjoy jumpseat privileges on Morningstar aircraft to destinations coast to coast within Canada. Although we are a busy, growing airline, the flight operations management team are always approachable and know each of our pilots personally.

Upgrades: Seniority-based upgrades to the B757 in as little as 12 months depending on position vacancies. Movement onto the ATR-72 is also an option.

Union Membership: The Morningstar Air Express Pilots are members of Unifor and its Local 2002.

Compensation: We offer a competitive total compensation package with long term pay progression to recognize years of service as well as a generous company-matched group RRSP program.

Group Benefits: We offer a very competitive benefits package for employees consisting of health, dental, vision, travel medical, life insurance, short and long-term disability protection, an employee and family assistance program, wellness and health care spending accounts and paid sick days.


  • 2000 hours total time, or 1500 hours total time with 500 hours on type
  • Valid CPL
  • Valid IFR
  • Valid Cat 1 Medical Certificate
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Restricted Area Identity Card
  • Valid Passport
  • Valid Driver’s License

We invite all interested applicants to send a PDF copy of a resume and cover letter to pilot-jobs@maei.ca, to the attention of the Chief Pilot.

Morningstar Air Express Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Steve Lentle
Director of Flight Operations
c/o Morningstar Air Express Inc.
6895 Bramalea Road
Mississauga, ON
L5S 1Z7
Fax: 905-293-6689

Barclay Rutherford
Chief Pilot
c/o Morningstar Air Express, Inc.
6895 Bramalea Road
Mississauga, ON
L5S 1Z7
Fax: 905-293-6689