Lynx Air’s Inaugural Flight to Victoria Takes Off

Canada’s new ultra-affordable airline is celebrating its arrival in Victoria with a seat sale

VICTORIA, BC, May 12, 2022 /CNW/ – Lynx Air’s (Lynx) first flight from Victoria International Airport took to the skies today, marking the commencement of twice weekly return services to Calgary international Airport. In the lead up to summer, Lynx will expand its return services between Victoria and Calgary to three times a week, offering 1,100 seats a week on this popular route. 

Lynx Air’s (Lynx) first flight from Victoria International Airport took to the skies today, marking the commencement of twice weekly return services to Calgary international Airport. (CNW Group/Lynx Air)
Lynx Air’s (Lynx) first flight from Victoria International Airport took to the skies today, marking the commencement of twice weekly return services to Calgary international Airport. (CNW Group/Lynx Air)

Canada’s new ultra-affordable airline is on a mission to make air travel accessible to all Canadians and, in keeping with that mission, Lynx is offering fares to Victoria from as low as $49* one way.  Lynx’s network spans 10 destinations coast to coast across Canada, including Victoria, Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto Pearson, Hamilton, Halifax, and St. John’s. The airline operates a fleet of brand-new, fuel-efficient Boeing 737 aircraft and plans to grow its fleet to more than 46 aircraft over the next five to seven years.

To celebrate Lynx’s inaugural Victoria flight, the airline has launched a limited-time seat sale, offering up to 50 per cent per cent off all base fares to and from Victoria.  The sale will run from noon MST on May 12, 2022 to 11:59 a.m. on May 14, 2022. For full sale details and to reserve an ultra-affordable fare, please visit FlyLynx.com.

“We are excited to be bringing our ultra-affordable fares to the community of Victoria and Vancouver Island,” said Merren McArthur, CEO of Lynx Air.  “Whether you are traveling to connect with friends and family, to explore the beautiful coastline of Vancouver Island or to take in the vibrant culture and historic architecture of the Garden City, Lynx will ensure a great flying experience at an ultra-affordable price.”

“As the economy begins to reopen, we are pleased to see Lynx introduce service between Calgary and Victoria,” says Geoff Dickson, President and CEO, Victoria Airport Authority. “An ultra-low-cost airline like Lynx will offer affordable travel options for our community and provide opportunities for travellers to explore the beauty and culture of Victoria.”

Lynx’s full flight schedule includes:

Round Trip MarketService StartsWeekly Frequencies
Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BCApril 7, 20227x
14x (from May 20)
Calgary, AB to Toronto, ONApril 11, 20227×12 x (from June 28)
Vancouver, BC to Kelowna, BCApril 15, 20222x
Calgary, AB to Kelowna, BCApril 15, 20222x
3x (from June 29)
Calgary, AB to Winnipeg, MBApril 19, 20224x
Vancouver, BC to Winnipeg, MBApril 19, 20222x
Vancouver, BC to Toronto, ONApril 28, 20227x
Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MBMay 5, 20222x
Calgary, AB to Victoria, BCMay 12, 20222x
3x (from June 29)
Toronto, ON to St. John’s, NLJune 28, 20222x
7x (from July 14)
Calgary, AB to Hamilton, ONJune 29, 20222x
4x (from July 29)
Hamilton, ON to Halifax, NSJune 29, 20222x
Toronto, ON to Halifax, NSJune 30, 20223x
5x (from July 30)
Edmonton, AB to Toronto, ONJuly 14, 20225x7x (from July 30)
Edmonton, AB to St John’s, NL**July 14, 20225x
Calgary, AB to Halifax, NS **July 14, 20225x
Calgary, AB to St John’s, NL**July 16, 20222x
Edmonton, AB to Halifax, NS**July 30, 20222x
Please note that dates are subject to change. Visit the website for full schedule details.
* Available for a limited time; fares are accurate at the time of release and include taxes and fees; fares vary by destination and date

 Tickets are on sale now at FlyLynx.com

About Lynx Air 

Lynx Air (Lynx), is Canada’s leading ultra-affordable airline and is on a mission to make air travel accessible to all with ultra-affordable fares, a fleet of brand-new state-of-the-art Boeing 737 aircraft and a great flying experience. Lynx is a privately owned Canadian airline with the financial backing and industry expertise required to transform the Canadian aviation landscape. To learn more visit FlyLynx.com.

Ultra-reliable and energy-efficient, Lynx Air’s fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft are serviced and operated by one of the most experienced teams in the business. The aircraft offers advanced aerodynamics and highly efficient engines, which result in significant fuel savings that cut the airline’s CO2 emissions by an estimated 14 per cent over even the most efficient single-aisle planes. These are vital improvements that decrease Lynx’s carbon footprint and help make it one of Canada’s greenest and most sustainable airlines. All Lynx aircraft meet the highest internationally certified safety standards and are certified by Transport Canada.