Aviation deal struck

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Nunavut-based Sarliaq Aviation — in partnership with Quebec transporter Nolinor Aviation — has signed a 10-year deal with Agnico Eagle Mines to provide air transportation for employees and cargo from Montreal and Abitibi-Temiscamingue to the company’s Kivalliq mining projects.

The agreement was announced in a Nov. 13 news release.

“This 10-year agreement will solidify the company’s future, ensure long-term employment and expand our service offer through Agnico Eagle,” stated Sarliaq Aviation president Silu Panniaq.