Flair airline adding new flights out of Winnipeg, expanding existing routes – Winnipeg

Flair airline adding new flights out of Winnipeg, expanding existing routes – Winnipeg

Flair Airlines is adding a few new routes and expanding the frequency of existing flights from Winnipeg.

The low-cost airline announced on Wednesday that it will begin operating flights from Winnipeg to Kelowna and Victoria in BC and to London, Ontario starting this summer.

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“The addition of these new routes from Winnipeg is important to our growing network as we work to connect the dots,” Garth Lund, Flair’s chief commercial officer, said in a press release.

“Winnipeg is an important part of our network and the launch of our new routes to Victoria, Kelowna and London is a testament to our commitment to connecting Winnipeg to even more destinations across the country.”

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“We look forward to further expanding our presence in this important market.”

According to Flair’s press release, fares start at US$49 for one-way flights to Kelowna and Victoria and US$69 one-way to London, Ontario.

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Flair’s twice-weekly flights to Victoria are scheduled to begin on June 9. Twice-weekly flights to Kelowna will begin June 10, while two-weekly flights to London are expected to begin June 11.

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According to Flair, the expansion will also result in an increase in the number of flights out of Winnipeg for some existing routes, including six additional weekly flights to Toronto Pearson International Airport, five additional weekly flights to Calgary International Airport, and four more weekly flights to Vancouver International Airports .

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The changes will see Flair transition to daily flights from Winnipeg to Calgary and Vancouver, and increase Winnipeg to Toronto flights to three times daily.

Nick Hay, president of the Winnipeg Airports Authority, said Flair’s expansion will create more local jobs and bring more tourism money to Manitoba.

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“We are pleased that our partnership with Flair continues to grow to benefit all Manitobans,” Hays said in a press release.

“By adding more flights and more great destinations, Flair is helping to provide more convenient travel options to and from our region at affordable prices.”

We love ❤️ when friends drop by with gifts to share with the community! Thank you @flairairlines for stopping by to announce more #YWG flights this summer, including to @ylwkelowna, @Fly_YYJ and @flyyxu. ✈️ pic.twitter.com/Wr6eQnedeS

— Winnipeg Airport (@YWGairport) February 1, 2023

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