New airline to provide low-fare travel options from Calgary International Airport this summer

June 15, 2018   |  

Flair Airlines offering departures from Calgary to Vancouver, Winnipeg and Kelowna

Calgary, Alberta (June 15, 2018) – Today, The Calgary Airport Authority welcomed Flair Airlines, Canada’s ultra low-cost carrier, as the newest airline with routes departing from YYC Calgary International Airport.

“We’re pleased to see Flair Airlines join our YYC airport community,” said Bob Sartor, President and CEO of The Calgary Airport Authority. “As the economy strengthens in our city and province, YYC is experiencing positive growth and forecasting over 17 million passengers in 2018, making Calgary an appealing market for airlines to grow their business.”

Flair Airlines provides Canadian travellers the option to purchase the 'extra' items. From more legroom, to priority boarding the low-fare airline gives individuals the ability to customize their trip, allowing travellers to stay at a price point that works for them.

“We are thrilled to expand our network to and from Calgary," said David Tait, Executive Chairman of Flair Airlines. "Flair is passionate about changing the way Canadians travel and we are excited to be a part of the Calgary International Airport hub.

Flair Airlines is available for booking out of YYC Calgary International Airport with direct flight options to Vancouver, Kelowna and Winnipeg. 

About the Calgary Airport Authority

The Calgary Airport Authority is a not-for-profit organization incorporated under the Regional Airports Authorities Act of Alberta. The Calgary Airport Authority is responsible for the management, operation and development of YYC Calgary International Airport and Springbank Airport (YBW). YYC is an important economic engine for the city, region and province, welcoming 16.3 million passengers in 2017, supporting more than 50,000 jobs and generating billions of GDP per annum in economic activity.


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