Flar airlines, Low-cost airline Canada will significantly increase its operations to the United States by integrating 4 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, which will be delivered between April and May 2022.
The company’s fleet will grow to a total of 16 aircraft by spring 2022, representing a 33% increase in its schedule.
The low-cost airline will add 14 new routes, including 3 new destinations in the United States: San Francisco (SFO), Denver (DEN) and Nashville (BNA). It will also add a new national destination to Comox (YQQ).
“Traveling and reconnecting with friends will be a top priority for many Canadians in the coming months, and Flair continues to grow our growth by adding more planes and routes so we can provide sustainable low fares to more popular destinations in North America.” . Stephen Jones, President and CEO of Flair Airlines.
With the integration of the new aircraft, the company will create 150 new jobs, and the introduction of the Boeing 737 MAX will benefit the company by providing lower cost-per-seat miles, as well as savings on fuel and lower carbon emissions. 14%. Flair expects to serve 28 destinations by spring 2022.
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The company will increase to 5 aircraft at its base in Toronto (YYZ) and offer 19 non-stop destinations by spring:
- Toronto Pearson (YYZ) – Nashville (US) 2 weekly flights starting April 14, 2022
- Toronto Pearson (YYZ) – Denver (DEN) 3 flights weekly starting April 15, 2022.
- Toronto Pearson (YYZ) – Victoria (YYJ) one-week flight starting May 7, 2022.
New base in Edmonton
In December, Flair opened in Edmonton with aircraft serving the following destinations: Phoenix Mesa, Hollywood Burbank, Las Vegas, and Palm Springs. A second plane will be added in the spring and new international and national destinations will be added.
- Edmonton (YEG) – Nashville (US) 2 weekly flights starting April 14, 2022.
- Edmonton (YEG) – San Francisco (SFO) 2 weekly flights starting April 14, 2022.
- Edmonton (YEG) – Comox (YQQ) 3 weekly flights starting March 29, 2022.
- Edmonton (YEG) – Regina (YQR) 2 weekly flights starting April 14, 2022.
- Edmonton (YEG) – Montreal (YUL) 3 weekly flights starting April 15, 2022.
- Edmonton (YEG) – Winnipeg (YWG) 3 weekly flights starting April 15, 2022.
- Edmonton (YEG) – Saskatoon (YXE) 3 weekly flights starting April 15, 2022.
Additional growth in Vancouver
The company will add a third aircraft to its base in Vancouver. In the fall it will include destinations to Hollywood-Burbank, Las Vegas, Palm Springs and Phoenix Mesa, and new destinations will be gradually added for Spring 2022.
- Vancouver (YVR) – San Francisco (SFO) 3 weekly flights starting May 17, 2022.
- Vancouver (YVR) – Kelowna (YLW) 3 weekly flights starting May 16, 2022.
More internal ways
Flair will also offer more point-to-point routes within Canada:
- Calgary (YYC) – Comox (YQQ) 3 weekly flights starting March 29, 2022.
- Kelowna (YLW) – Victoria (YYJ) 3 flights per week starting May 16, 2022.
Flyer will provide low-cost fares between flights from Canada to the United States, helping to revitalize the commercial aviation sector between the two countries, boosting tourism and reconnecting families.
“We are thrilled to welcome Flyer Airlines to Nashville International Airport, which means more connectivity between Nashville and Canadian destinations,” said Doug Creolin, President and CEO of Nashville International Airport.
“Denver’s expansion of global connectivity not only aids our economic recovery, but also continues to elevate our city as a global hub,” said Michael B. Hancock, Mayor of Denver.
“We are very excited that Flair Air has chosen Comox as the gateway to downtown Vancouver Island,” said Mike Atkins, executive director of the Comox Valley Airport Commission.