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December 15, 2017

Flair Airlines (Kelowna, British Columbia) today will begin service as the first ULCC carrier in Canada to fly from Vancouver International Airport, Toronto Pearson Airport, and Kelowna International airport. The airline announced plans to expand their route network in September to add the three additional airports.  Service will includes direct flights between Toronto to Edmonton and Vancouver to Kelowna, Edmonton with one-stop flights to Toronto (and returns). 

“Flair is making significant strides, operating as the only ULCC in Canada.  Over the last six months we have expanded our route network, we have increased our aircraft fleet by purchasing two more Boeing 737-400s, we have entered onto the Global Distribution System making it easier for customers to purchase air tickets, and so we are now excited to bring our low fares to these new markets,” stated Chris Lapointe, Vice President Commercial Operations, Flair Airlines

“We are pleased to welcome Flair Airlines to YVR, providing more connections to Canadian cities while giving travelers more options to visit family and friends over this holiday season and throughout the year,” said Anne Murray, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Vancouver Airport Authority.

Flair Airlines plans to be operating 12 aircraft by the spring of 2019. 

Schedule Highlights:

Toronto to:

Edmonton, Direct 7 times weekly

Vancouver, One-Stop 4 times weekly

Kelowna, One-Stop 3 times weekly                    

Vancouver to:

Kelowna Direct, 4 times weekly

Edmonton, Direct 4 times weekly

Toronto,One-Stop 4 times weekly    

Kelowna to:

Edmonton, Direct 3 times weekly

Toronto, One-Stop 3 times weekly

Vancouver, 4 times weekly    

Flair Airlines’ route network also includes Hamilton, Winnipeg, Edmonton and Abbotsford.