The BEST Episodes of Arctic Air

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 13, 2020

Network: CBC (CA)

On the ground, Bobby, the headstrong business partner, struggles to save the airline from crashing financially while Mel, the cantankerous co-owner, keeps his crew of pilots in the air. Caught in the crossfire is Mel's hotshot pilot daughter Krista.

On the Edge

#1 - On the Edge

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 25, 2014

Krista faces a grisly choice when her team attempts a life and death rescue.

star 7.66
86 votes
Drop in for Lunch

#2 - Drop in for Lunch

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 13, 2012

A routine flight from Watson Lake to Yellowknife turns deadly.

star 7.59
201 votes
The Professional

#3 - The Professional

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 28, 2012

Bobby and Mel fight to protect Nelson from a hitman.

star 7.54
198 votes
C-TVAK

#4 - C-TVAK

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 14, 2012

Desperate to find out how his father died, Bobby makes a reckless decision, putting Cece's life at risk.

star 7.45
165 votes
Ts'inada

#5 - Ts'inada

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 17, 2013

Caitlin is taken, but her kidnappers don't want money - they want Nelson. A multi-screen finale event that will unfold on your TV, desktop and mobile device.

star 7.41
145 votes
All the Vital Things

#6 - All the Vital Things

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 31, 2012

Bobby lies to gain the trust of a Dene elder and friend of his father, but when tragedy strikes, Bobby must trust the elder with his own life.

star 7.36
193 votes
Last Drop

#7 - Last Drop

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 25, 2014

Bobby blames Bruce Ward for his foster sister’s death in a dry community, as Blake and Lindsay pursue a murder suspect.

star 7.29
84 votes
Out of a Clear Blue Sky

#8 - Out of a Clear Blue Sky

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 10, 2012

In the series premiere, Bobby's return to Yellowknife leaves him torn between money and old friendships, while a dangerous storm forces Mel to ditch his plane in the middle of nowhere.

star 7.28
327 votes
Writers: Ian Weir
The Fall (2)

#9 - The Fall (2)

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 8, 2014

When disaster strikes, Krista’s SAR team is trapped, and Tag clings to life on the mountain; Bobby and Mel race to save them.

star 7.28
82 votes
New North

#10 - New North

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 6, 2012

Bobby convinces a high-rolling college roommate to invest in Arctic Air.

star 7.27
196 votes
Northern Lights

#11 - Northern Lights

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 7, 2012

A drug overdose in a remote community leads Bobby and Mel to a disturbing discovery about Arctic Air's involvement.

star 7.26
194 votes
Rites of Passage

#12 - Rites of Passage

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 18, 2014

Bobby and Connor’s weekend on the land becomes a fight for survival, while a high altitude flight puts Mel and Krista in peril.

star 7.25
84 votes
The Fall (1)

#13 - The Fall (1)

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 1, 2014

Krista’s SAR crew is pushed to the limit during a high-altitude rescue, while Bobby is the target of an attack in YK.

star 7.23
81 votes
Secrets and Lies

#14 - Secrets and Lies

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 6, 2013

Petra thinks her ex husband has abducted Connor and enlists Bobby's help to get him back, leaving Krista on the hook to plan a 35th anniversary party for Arctic Air.

star 7.23
173 votes
The Finish Line

#15 - The Finish Line

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 28, 2014

A high-stakes plane race raises ghosts from Mel’s past, forcing Krista and Tag to confront a crisis in their relationship.

star 7.23
88 votes
Hell Hath No Fury

#16 - Hell Hath No Fury

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 20, 2013

Troubled rock star, Delilah Fury, embarks on the northern leg of her comeback tour, and Bobby must keep her - and the tour - from falling apart.

star 7.19
151 votes
Vancouver is Such a Screwed-Up City

#17 - Vancouver is Such a Screwed-Up City

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 21, 2012

Bobby travels south with Mel and Krista to buy a new plane and his old life in Vancouver comes back to haunt him.

star 7.17
167 votes
All In

#18 - All In

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 17, 2012

Bobby gambles Mel's plane in a high-stakes poker game while Krista's pilot skills are put to the test when the DC-3 runs out of fuel at 5,000 feet.

star 7.15
228 votes
Fool Me Once

#19 - Fool Me Once

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 10, 2013

While a winter storm hammers Yellowknife, a couples' weekend in Calgary goes sideways after the arrival of Blake's sister and Krista's discovery of Bobby and Petra's kiss.

star 7.11
141 votes
Hijacked

#20 - Hijacked

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 24, 2012

While flying rig workers down for a weekend in YK, an Arctic Air flight is hijacked.

star 7.10
228 votes
Open Season

#21 - Open Season

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 23, 2013

Bobby and Caitlin fly into northern hunting grounds to see Nelson, but a long-awaited brother-sister reunion turns to horror when they learn that Nelson was shot by the very hunters he was hired to guide.

star 7.09
233 votes
Skeletons in the Closet

#22 - Skeletons in the Closet

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 27, 2013

Bobby and Mel are stranded in an isolated community after their DC-3 is shot up on the airstrip; and Krista helps Loreen arrange a traditional burial for the bones of her great-great-grandfather.

star 6.93
143 votes
There's Gold in Them Thar Hills

#23 - There's Gold in Them Thar Hills

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 27, 2013

A dying trapper gives Dev and Cece the location of a valuable gold claim, setting off a mini gold rush that pits Arctic Air against Bruce Ward and the Comstock Brothers.

star 6.92
170 votes
Old Wounds

#24 - Old Wounds

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 6, 2013

Bobby backs Jim McAllister in a tough-guy boxing tournament as part of a last-ditch bid to save his diamond claim; and Arctic Air falls into crisis when Blake's friend joins the crew.

star 6.91
170 votes
Wildfire

#25 - Wildfire

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 9, 2013

Bobby and Krista attempt to rescue a group of stranded tourists from a raging forest fire, but they need help from the rest of the Arctic Air crew if they're going to make it out alive.

star 6.91
264 votes