Flair Airlines To Increase Capacity by 50 per cent With Release of Summer 2023 Schedule

  • Seven new aircraft are set to enter into service for Summer 2023, bringing the total fleet to 27
  • Summer 2023 schedule includes increased frequencies on 41 routes
  • 4.2 million seats are now available to book next summer at everyday low fares

Edmonton, Alberta September 28, 2022 – Flair Airlines, Canada’s everyday low fare airline, has increased frequencies across its network as part of the summer 2023 schedule. Today’s initial schedule release sees the number of seats on sale grow by 35% with more new routes to be announced in the coming months which will bring flair to 50% growth for the summer. The new schedule highlights Flair’s growth, as seven new aircraft are set to enter into service, providing Canadians more low-cost opportunities to connect to the people and experiences they love.

“We’re looking ahead to another busy summer next year and we’ve increased our capacity significantly to keep up with increased demand,” said Garth Lund, Chief Commercial Officer, Flair Airlines. “Welcoming an additional seven aircraft into our fleet allows us to increase frequencies on our most travelled routes, giving passengers more options. As we expand our fleet, we’re also thrilled to expand our team across the country as Canada’s largest low-fare airline.”

The seven new aircraft will be based across Flair’s Canadian bases. These aircraft will bring approximately 350 jobs to Flair’s bases across the country, including pilots, flight attendants, ground handling crews, and more.

Notable frequency increases include Vancouver to Toronto (YVR-YYZ), which will see an additional 10 weekly frequencies for a total of 21, as well as Calgary to Toronto (YYC-YYZ), which also ramp up to 21 weekly frequencies. Service from Montreal to Toronto has also increased with an additional eight weekly frequencies, bringing the total to 12. Summer favourites also return with increased frequencies, including Nashville and Deer Lake, as well as year-round service to Mexico.

The Summer 2023 schedule includes over 70 routes with fares starting as low as $19 from Abbotsford.

About Flair Airlines

Flair Airlines is Canada’s leading low-fare airline and its greenest airline, on a mission to provide affordable air travel that connects them to the people and experiences they love. With an expanding fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft, Flair is growing to serve over 35 cities across Canada, the U.S., and Mexico. For more information, please visit www.flyflair.com. 

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Flair Airlines adds affordable non-stop sun service between Toronto and Cancun, moves Los Angeles service to LAX

  • Twice weekly service from Toronto to Cancun begins November 3, beginning at $109 CAD
  • Service from Edmonton and Vancouver changes to Los Angeles (LAX) from Hollywood-Burbank (BUR) on October 31
  • Added frequencies between Vancouver and Puerto Vallarta (4x weekly) and between Vancouver and Los Cabos (3x weekly)

Edmonton, Alberta, August 3, 2022 – Flair Airlines, Canada’s everyday low fare airline, is adding another exciting route to its Mexico network with service to Cancun from Toronto. Twice weekly service will connect Torontonians to Cancun, nonstop. There will also be additional frequencies added on several Mexico routes. Flair is also moving its Los Angeles operations from Hollywood Burbank Airport to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), effective October 31.

“We’re delighted to add an additional route to our network in Mexico. We know that Canadians will be looking to beat the winter blues by escaping to the sandy beaches of Cancun, and we’ve added additional service to the airport to allow people to chase the sun affordably,” said Stephen Jones, Chief Executive Officer, Flair Airlines. “As we continue our growth in the Mexican market, we look forward to increasing frequencies on our routes and adding new destinations. We can’t wait to be a part of your next sunny vacation.”

Toronto to Cancun is now one of eight Mexican routes, joining service to Cancun from Kitchener-Waterloo and Ottawa. Travellers can also fly to Los Cabos from Abbotsford, Edmonton, and Vancouver (with increased frequency from 2x weekly to 3x weekly), as well as the newly added Puerto Vallarta routes from Edmonton and Vancouver this fall which will be increased from 1x weekly to 4x weekly.

Other changes for the winter include Flair’s move from Hollywood-Burbank to LAX. The airport is close to LA attractions such as Venice Beach, Santa Monica, and Beverly Hills. Service to Los Angeles begins on October 31 from Edmonton (3x weekly) and November 1 from Vancouver (4x weekly). “We are thrilled to have secured gate availability at LAX’s spectacular new Tom Bradley International Terminal,” said Jones.

“We are confident that our LAX service will resonate well with our customers and are looking forward to growing our capacity in the market starting this winter.” One-way fares to Cancun from Toronto, including taxes and fees, begin at $109 CAD.

One-way fares to Los Angeles, including taxes and fees, begin at $99 CAD from both Edmonton and Vancouver. There are limited seats and availability for the fares. All flights are now available for booking at https://www.flyflair.com.

About Flair Airlines

Flair Airlines is Canada’s leading low-fare airline and its greenest airline, on a mission to provide affordable air travel that connects them to the people and experiences they love. With an expanding fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft, Flair is growing to serve over 35 cities across Canada, the U.S., and Mexico. For more information, please visit www.flyflair.com.

Flair Airlines adds service to London, Ontario

  • Once weekly service to Tucson, Arizona from London begins on December 5
  • London International Airport joins Flair’s winter base for its first year of service with fares starting at $99

Edmonton, Alberta, June 14, 2022 – Flair Airlines, Canada’s everyday low fare airline, is launching non-stop service to London International Airport. Once weekly service will connect London, Ontario to sunny Tucson, Arizona, from the beginning of December through the end of March.

“We’re delighted to add an additional airport to our upcoming Tucson Winter Base, and we’re very excited to add London to our network. We’ve seen the demand for non-stop sun this winter and we are pleased to offer an affordable option to London and the surrounding area,” said Stephen Jones, Chief Executive Officer, Flair Airlines. “There is no shortage of national parks, attractions, and vibrant nightlife in Tucson, and we can’t wait for Canadians to get out and explore it all. We look forward to our continued partnership with London International Airport.”

“London International Airport is ecstatic to welcome Flair Airlines to London for the first time in history. We look forward to building the relationship with Flair Airlines over the long term and offering travelers in London and Southwestern Ontario direct air service to exciting destinations at extremely affordable prices.” Said Scott McFadzean, President and CEO of London International Airport. “We are confident this first announcement with Flair service from London, Ontario to Tucson, Arizona this winter will be a big hit within the community and offer travelers direct service to the sunniest state in the US.”

London International Airport is one of six airports that are part of the Winter Base in Tucson, during the winter season. The airport joins Edmonton International Airport, Fort McMurray International Airport, Lethbridge Airport, Prince George, and Windsor International Airport in the program.

One-way fares to Tucson from London, including taxes and fees, begin at $99 CAD. There are limited seats and availability for the fares. Flights from London are now available for booking at flyflair.com.

About Flair Airlines

Flair Airlines is Canada’s leading low-fare airline and its greenest airline, on a mission to provide affordable air travel that connects them to the people and experiences they love. With an expanding fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft, Flair is growing to serve over 35 cities across Canada, the U.S., and Mexico. For more information, please visit flyflair.com.