Lynx Air flights to Orlando take off from Toronto Pearson

Lynx is celebrating with a competition to win a vacation for four in Orlando, Florida

TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2023 /CNW/ – Lynx Air (Lynx) launched its inaugural flight to the United States today, departing from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and arriving at the new Terminal C at Orlando International Airport (MCO). Canada’s new ultra-affordable airline will operate four direct flights per week between Toronto and Orlando, flying brand-new Boeing 737 aircraft. 

To celebrate Lynx’s inaugural Orlando service, the airline is offering a chance

Lynx Air CEO, Merren McArthur is joined by Greater Toronto Airports Authority VP of Stakeholder Relations and Communications, Karen Mazurkewich for an official ribbon cutting celebration at Toronto Pearson Airport.
Photo Credit Peyton Stikeleather (CNW Group/Lynx Air)
Lynx Air CEO, Merren McArthur is joined by Greater Toronto Airports Authority VP of Stakeholder Relations and Communications, Karen Mazurkewich for an official ribbon cutting celebration at Toronto Pearson Airport. Photo Credit Peyton Stikeleather (CNW Group/Lynx Air)

to win a vacation package for four, including flights, accommodation, and passes to Orlando theme parks.  Lynx is also launching a limited-time seat sale, offering up to 50% off base fares for flights from Toronto to Orlando, using the promo code: FLYUSA. Fares start from as low as $109* inclusive of taxes and fees.  The sale starts on January 27 and ends at 11:59 PM EST January 30, 2023.  For complete sale and contest details, and to book an ultra-affordable fare, visit flylynxUSA.com.

“Lynx Air took to the Canadian skies for the very first time just over nine months ago, and we are excited to be already expanding across the border into the USA.  The choice of Orlando as our first US destination was easy – it is a very popular holiday spot for Canadians, with its famous theme parks, world-class golf, and great weather of course!” said Merren McArthur, CEO of Lynx.  “We are thrilled to offer an ultra-affordable option to travel between Toronto and Orlando. Whether you are traveling for a holiday in sunny Florida or to visit family and friends, Lynx will ensure a great flying experience at an ultra-affordable price.” 

“Lynx Air has been a valued partner of Pearson’s since April of 2022, offering service from Pearson to six Canadian destinations,” said Janik Reigate, Director of Strategic Customer Relationships at the Greater Toronto Airports Authority. “We’re delighted to partner with them on this expansion of service, which is their first to the United States, so that our valued passengers have more options, whether they’re looking to explore Canada or visit Orlando.”

“Lynx Air’s decision to make Orlando its first American destination says a lot about the strength of the Canadian market and its ties to Central Florida,” says Kevin Thibault, Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. “Orlando International (MCO) is pleased to be the first U.S. airport to welcome Lynx Air as it expands its operations internationally.”

“Lynx is launching new direct flight services to Orlando at the perfect time, ahead of popular booking periods, including March Break,” said Casandra Matej, president and CEO for Visit Orlando. “Low-cost air carriers like Lynx are especially appealing for families and visitors on a budget, who we know are looking to escape the chilly winter temperatures and enjoy the sunshine in the world’s theme park capital.”

Lynx’s US network will continue to expand over the next few weeks, with the planned launch of services out of Calgary to Phoenix, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas. In total, Lynx will be operating over 5,000 seats to and from the US, giving Canadians an affordable option to visit some of the most popular sun destinations south of the border.

Lynx’s US schedule:

Flight No.Effective DateFrequencyDepartureStationArrivalStation
Y9 60527-JAN-23MON-WED-FRI-SUNYYZMCO
Y9 70527-JAN-23MON-WED-FRI-SUNMCOYYZ
Y9 61707-FEB-23TUE-THU-SATYYCPHX
Y9 71207-FEB-23TUE-THU-SATPHXYYC
Y9 61516-FEB-23TUE-THU-SATYYCLAX
Y9 70216-FEB-23TUE-THU-SATLAXYYC
Y9 60124-FEB-23MON-WED-FRI-SUNYYCLAS
Y9 70224-FEB-23MON-WED-FRI-SUNLASYYC

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, restrictions apply.

About Lynx Air 

Lynx Air (Lynx), Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline, is on a mission to make air travel accessible to all, with ultra-affordable fares and a customer-focused flying experience. The airline was recently awarded Youngest Fleet in North America by ch-aviation.  Lynx operates a brand-new fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft, bringing an elevated customer experience to low-cost travel in Canada.  These ultra-efficient and reliable aircraft reduce Lynx’s carbon footprint, making Lynx one of Canada’s most sustainable airlines. Lynx is a privately owned Canadian airline with the financial backing and industry expertise required to transform the Canadian aviation landscape.

Visit FlyLynx.com or connect with Lynx on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram to learn more.

Lynx Air Appoints James (Jim) Sullivan as Chief Operating Officer (COO)

A seasoned aviation executive, Sullivan will join the Lynx team effective today as the airline prepares for its expansion into the US.

CALGARY, AB, Oct. 18, 2022 /CNW/ – Lynx Air (Lynx), Canada’s ultra-affordable airline, today announced Jim Sullivan will join the company as Chief Operating Officer, effective October 18. Sullivan brings more than 30 years of airline operations experience to the role, as both a pilot and an airline executive, most recently as Vice President of Flight Operations at JetBlue Airways.

Previously based out of Huntington, New York, Sullivan will move to Calgary to join the executive team at Lynx Air. (CNW Group/Lynx Air)
Previously based out of Huntington, New York, Sullivan will move to Calgary to join the executive team at Lynx Air. (CNW Group/Lynx Air)

Sullivan joins Lynx at a critical time in the airline’s development, with plans to expand its network to the United States and grow its fleet to 10 aircraft over the next 12 months.  He will lead a team of nearly 200 pilots, cabin crew and other airline professionals and will have accountability for all aspects of the airline’s operations, including flight operations, cabin crew, airport operations, technical operations and safety and security. 

“I’ve had a passion for flying and aviation for my entire life. There is a lot of potential in the Canadian aviation market right now and I am incredibly excited by the opportunity to join a start-up airline like Lynx,” says Sullivan. “I am looking forward to helping Lynx deliver on its mission to make air travel affordable for all Canadians.”

“We are delighted to welcome an executive of Jim’s calibre to our executive team at Lynx,” says Merren McArthur, CEO of Lynx. “We conducted an extensive global search and Jim was the stand-out candidate, with an ideal blend of airline operations experience, spanning a start-up to ultra-low cost carrier. He has a reputation for empowering teams through his collaborative leadership style and we know he will be a great cultural fit for Lynx.”

Lynx is now in its seventh month of operations, and currently operates six brand new Boeing 737 aircraft. The airline currently flies to 10 destinations across Canada. Later this winter, Lynx will expand its network to the United States, with services to Phoenix, Las Vegas, Orlando and Los Angeles. To learn more and book a flight today visit 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.

Lynx Air Announces Major Expansion to United States

To celebrate, Lynx is launching a contest to win free flight and accommodation packages to its new sun destinations

CALGARY, AB, Sept. 28, 2022 /CNW/ – Lynx Air (Lynx), Canada’s new ultra-affordable airline, today announced its expansion into the United States, with the addition of Orlando, Phoenix, Los Angeles and Las Vegas to its network.

Orlando will be Lynx’s first US destination, with flights taking off from Toronto starting on January 27, 2023.  Lynx’s US network will continue to expand over the following weeks, with the launch of services out of the Calgary gateway to Phoenix on February 7, 2023, Los Angeles on February 16, 2023, and Las Vegas on February 24, 2023. At that point, Lynx will be operating 5,292 seats per week to and from the United States from its Toronto and Calgary hubs.

Tickets go on sale today, and the fares are truly ultra-affordable, starting from $109one way, including taxes. To celebrate, Lynx will be offering four lucky Canadians a chance to win a free flight and accommodation package to one of Lynx’s new sun destinations. The airline has also launched a limited-time seat sale, offering up to 50 per cent off all base fares to and from the United States, with the promo code LYNXUSA.  The sale will run from 11:00 AM MDT on September 28, 2022, and end at 12:00 PM MDT on October 6, 2022. For complete contest details, and to book an ultra-affordable fare, please visit FlyLynx.com.

“With winter approaching, we know Canadians love to travel south in search of warmer weather. We are thrilled to be offering an ultra-affordable option to four of the most popular sun destinations in the United States,” said Merren McArthur, CEO of Lynx.  “By choosing Lynx, Canadians can save on the journey and spend more at their sun-soaked getaway. We are so excited about our US expansion that we have launched a competition today to win a free flight and accommodation package to one of our new sun destinations: Orlando, Phoenix, Los Angeles or Las Vegas.”

“This is another great option for Toronto Pearson passengers to access popular winter destinations,” says Janik Reigate, Director, Strategic Customer Relationships for the Greater Toronto Airports Authority. “As the U.S. is a top country for travel through Pearson, these routes support travel to an important and attractive market for Canadians.”

“Lynx’s expansion to the U.S. is a strong indication of their confidence in YYC and that the future of air travel is bright. Their new routes provide Calgarians even more choice to visit desirable destinations south of the border,” said Rob Palmer, Vice President, Commercial, Strategy & Chief Financial Officer. “We look forward to continuing to partner with Lynx Air on creating memorable experiences for our guests.”

Lynx’s US schedule:

Round Trip MarketService StartsWeekly Frequencies
 Toronto, ON to Orlando, FLJanuary 23, 20234x
 Calgary, AB to Phoenix, AZFebruary 7, 20233x
 Calgary, AB to Los Angeles, CAFebruary 16, 20233x
 Calgary, AB to Las Vegas, NVFebruary 24, 20234x

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.

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.

Another discount airline takes off — but they may not all survive

Web News • 24 September 2022

Click to View đź”— a new window (or tab) will open to an external site reporting on Canadian aviation news.

Lynx Air’s Inaugural Flight From Edmonton Takes Off

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

EDMONTON, AB, July 14, 2022 /CNW/ – Lynx Air’s (Lynx) first flight from Edmonton International Airport took to the skies today, marking the commencement of five return services a week from  Edmonton International Airport to Toronto Pearson International Airport and St John’s International Airport.

Lynx’s first flight out of Edmonton celebrates the airline’s tenth network expansion in Canada. (CNW Group/Lynx Air)

On July 30, 2022, the Edmonton-Toronto service will increase to seven flights per week and Lynx will add Halifax Stanfield International Airport to its Edmonton network with two services a week. At that point Lynx will be flying 14 flights per week in and out of Edmonton, which equates to 2,646 seats per week.

The St. John’s and Halifax services will operate as through-flights via Toronto Pearson, providing a seamless service with a single boarding pass. Through-flights allow passengers to check bags through to their final destination and helps people avoid deplaning in Toronto. 

To celebrate Lynx’s inaugural flight from Edmonton, the airline has launched a limited-time seat sale, offering up to 50 per cent off all base fares to and from Edmonton. The sale will start on July 14, 2022, and end at 11:59 p.m. MST on July 16, 2022. For complete sale details and to book an ultra-affordable fare, please visit FlyLynx.com.

“With the addition of Edmonton to our network today, Lynx is proud to make air travel accessible to 10 destinations across Canada.” says Merren McArthur, CEO of Lynx Air.  “Whether you are traveling to connect with friends and family, explore the natural beauty of the Edmonton River Valley Parks or treat yourself to shopping and entertainment at West Edmonton Mall, Lynx will ensure a great flying experience at an ultra-affordable price.”

“We look forward to working closely with Lynx to help Edmontonians and surrounding communities get to their destinations affordably,” says Myron Keehn, EIA Vice President of Air Service and Business Development. “More flight options and affordable airfare are two key factors driving the recovery of the aviation industry and many other ancillary industries. As passengers travel more frequently and are able to spend more at their destination on accommodations and experiences, they are stimulating the local economy.”

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 Edmonton from as low as $59* one-way. Lynx’s network spans 10 destinations 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.

Lynx’s first flight out of Edmonton celebrates the airline’s tenth network expansion in Canada.

Lynx’s full flight schedule includes:

Round Trip MarketService StartsWeekly Frequencies
Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BCApril 7, 202214x
Calgary, AB to Toronto, ONApril 11, 2022
12x
Vancouver, BC to Kelowna, BCApril 15, 20222x
Calgary, AB to Kelowna, BCApril 15, 20223x
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, 20223x
Toronto, ON to St. John’s, NLJune 28, 20227x
Calgary, AB to Hamilton, ONJune 29, 20224x
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, NSJuly 14, 20225x
Calgary, AB to St John’s, NL**July 16, 20222x
Edmonton, AB to Halifax, NS**July 30, 2022    2x     
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
** Denotes a one-stop through-flight via Toronto or Hamilton, single boarding pass, bags checked through to destination and no deplaning in Toronto.

 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 or connect with Lynx on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

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.

Lynx Air’s Inaugural Flight from Hamilton Takes Off

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

HAMILTON, ON, June 29, 2022 /CNW/ – Lynx Air’s (Lynx) first flight from John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (Hamilton International) took to the skies today, marking the commencement of twice-weekly return services to Calgary International Airport and twice-weekly return services to Halifax Stanfield International Airport.

On July 29, 2022, the Hamilton-Calgary services will increase to four times a week, taking the total number of flights in and out of Hamilton to 12 times per week, equating to 2,268 seats per week.  

L-R: Hamilton City Councillor Lloyd Ferguson, Vantage Airport Network Vice President and Head Cathie Puckering, Lynx Chief Commercial Officer Vijay Bathija, John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport Executive Managing Director Cole Horncastle and Hamilton City Councillor Judi Partridge celebrate Lynx’s inaugural flight from Hamilton to Halifax. (CNW Group/Lynx Air)
L-R: Hamilton City Councillor Lloyd Ferguson, Vantage Airport Network Vice President and Head Cathie Puckering, Lynx Chief Commercial Officer Vijay Bathija, John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport Executive Managing Director Cole Horncastle and Hamilton City Councillor Judi Partridge celebrate Lynx’s inaugural flight from Hamilton to Halifax. (CNW Group/Lynx Air)

To celebrate Lynx’s inaugural Hamilton flight, the airline has launched a limited-time seat sale, offering up to 50 per cent off all base fares to and from Hamilton. The sale starts on June 29, 2022 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on July 1, 2022. For complete sale details and to book an ultra-affordable fare, please visit FlyLynx.com.

“We are excited to be bringing greater choice and competition to the Greater Toronto Area with Lynx’s launch of services at Hamilton International Airport,” said Merren McArthur, CEO of Lynx Air. “Whether you are travelling to connect with friends and family, to visit Hamilton’s vibrant arts scene or to explore the trails, parks and waterfalls at beautiful Lake Ontario, Lynx will ensure a great flying experience at an ultra-affordable price.”

“The City of Hamilton is very pleased to welcome Lynx Air as a new provider at John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, expanding the affordable flight options in our community while also boosting tourism and furthering our local recovery. We look forward to many years ahead of Lynx Air growing and allowing more people to enjoy the diverse landscapes and activities Hamilton has to offer,” says City of Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger.

“We are thrilled to officially welcome Lynx Air to Hamilton International Airport as it takes to the skies with its inaugural flights. This important milestone not only further positions Hamilton International as a growing gateway for affordable air travel, but also supports economic recovery for the tourism sector,” says Cole Horncastle, Executive Managing Director, John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport.

Lynx’s full flight schedule includes:

Round Trip MarketService StartsWeekly Frequencies
Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BCApril 7, 202214x
Calgary, AB to Toronto, ONApril 11, 2022
12x
Vancouver, BC to Kelowna, BCApril 15, 20222x
Calgary, AB to Kelowna, BCApril 15, 20223x
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, 20223x
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.
**Denotes a one-stop through flight via Toronto, single boarding pass, bags checked through to destination and no deplaning in Toronto.

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 or connect with Lynx on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

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.

Lynx Air’s Inaugural Flight From St. John’s Takes Off

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

ST. JOHN’S, NB, June 28, 2022 /CNW/ – Lynx Air’s (Lynx) first flight from St. John’s International Airport will take to the skies today, marking the commencement of twice-weekly return service between St. John’s and Toronto Pearson International Airport. As of July 14, 2022, the St. John’s-Toronto service will increase to daily and will add Edmonton and Calgary to its network.

Starting July 14, the airline will be flying 14 flights a week in and out of St. John’s, equating to 2,646 seats per week. The Edmonton and Calgary services will operate as through-flight services to St. John’s via Toronto, providing a seamless service with a single boarding pass, no deplaning in Toronto and the ability to check bags through to St. John’s.

To celebrate Lynx’s inaugural flight to St. John’s, the airline has launched a limited-time seat sale, offering up to 50 per cent off all base fares to and from St. John’s. The sale will start on June 28, 2022 and end at 11:59p.m. NDT on June 30, 2022. For complete sale details and to book an ultra-affordable fare, please visit FlyLynx.com.

“It’s been a busy couple of months for Canada’s newest airline, and with today’s addition of St. John’s, Lynx is proud to make air travel accessible across Canada,” said Merren McArthur, CEO of Lynx Air.  “Whether you are travelling to connect with friends and family or to explore the dramatic fjords and pristine marine reserves of Newfoundland and Labrador, Lynx ensures a great flying experience at an ultra-affordable price.”

“We are delighted to have Lynx Air as our newest airline partner,” said Peter Avery, Chief Executive Officer of St. John’s International Airport Authority. “This added capacity to Ontario and the through-flights to Alberta, a province deeply connected to Newfoundland and Labrador, is arriving at the perfect time as Newfoundlanders and Labradorians celebrate the Come Home Year.”

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 St. John’s from as low as $109* one-way. Lynx’s network spans 10 destinations 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.

Lynx’s full flight schedule includes:

Round Trip MarketService StartsWeekly Frequencies
Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BCApril 7, 202214x
Calgary, AB to Toronto, ONApril 11, 2022
12x
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
** Denotes a one-stop through-flight via Toronto, single boarding pass, bags checked through to destination and no deplaning in Toronto

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 or connect with Lynx on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

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.

Lynx Air Welcomes Pets Aboard Flights

Lynx announces cats and small dogs can join travellers in-cabin for a small fee.

CALGARY, AB, June 23, 2022 /CNW/ – Lynx Air (Lynx) is excited to welcome small dogs and cats in-cabin! For a one-way fee of $59, travellers will be able to bring their pets in addition to a personal item.

Passengers are encouraged to book their cats and small dogs at the time of booking, as the number of pets permitted on flights is limited. This assures that all passengers and pets feel comfortable at every point in their Lynx journey. Lynx also recommends passengers arrive at the airport at least two hours prior to the scheduled departure time to allow time for check-in and kennel approval.

“We know that for many Canadians, pets are a beloved member of the family and we don’t want them to miss out on the family holiday,” said Lynx CEO, Merren McArthur. “This new service is just one of the ways Lynx is making air travel accessible to all Canadians, including some of our furry friends.”

Lynx requires that all pet kennels are a maximum of 41cm length x 21.5cm height x 25cm width. The container must be soft-sided, leak-proof, well-vented, and in good condition. The airline allows one pet per person, and the pet must stay inside the kennel at all times. Lynx does not allow large animals unless they are approved service dogs. A full list of rules and regulations regarding flying with pets is available at FlyLynx.com/pet-in-cabin.

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 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 learn more, please visit 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 or connect with Lynx on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram.

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.

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.