Flair Airlines to Surpass 208 Weekly Flights in June
Flair Airlines’ route network will more than double starting June 15, with new summer schedule flights out of Halifax, Saskatoon, Calgary, Prince George, and Victoria.
The carrier, which bills itself as ‘Canada’s only operating low-fare airline’, says earlier growth projections have been realized with the expansion announcement. Flair currently has seven aircraft in scheduled service.
Flair Airlines currently operates 90 flights per week. Starting June 15 Flair will operate 208 flights per week, with increased direct, one-stop and connectivity throughout its network.
Schedule highlights including new directs include: Toronto – Halifax; Winnipeg – Calgary and Vancouver; Saskatoon – Edmonton; Calgary – Vancouver and Winnipeg; Edmonton – Saskatoon, Prince George, Victoria; Prince George – Vancouver, Edmonton; Vancouver – Prince George; and Victoria –Edmonton.
Frequencies on almost every route Flair already serves has grown with this new schedule, added Scott.
Flair’s current network includes Toronto, Hamilton, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Abbotsford, Kelowna and Vancouver.
There were indications that Flair would add transborder routes this spring or summer but so far those routes haven’t materialized.
The company has said it expects to fly nearly one million passengers in 2018, and is aiming for 1.5 million in 2019.
Meanwhile WestJet’s Swoop takes flight June 20 with flights out of Abbotsford, B.C., Edmonton, Halifax, Winnipeg and Hamilton.
Source: Travelweek Group