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Flair Airlines to start flights to Grande Prairie; announces a new route from Kelowna

Canada-based Ultra low cost carrier Flair Airlines yesterday announced that it will launch flights from Grande Prairie, Alberta. The airline says that ‘for less than the cost of a meal for two people’, travellers can fly nonstop to Toronto and Vancouver.

Flights to Grande Prairie

Starting 1st August 2021, Flair Airlines will operate twice-weekly flights between Vancouver and Grande Prairie. Flight schedule is:

  • Vancouver-Grande Prairie
  • Departure time: 19:40
  • Arrival time: 21:55
  • Flight time: 1 hour and 15 minutes
  • Flight number: F8714
  • Frequency: Mondays and Fridays
  • Grande Prairie-Vancouver
  • Departure time: 22:40
  • Arrival time: 22:55
  • Flight time: 1 hour and 15 minutes
  • Flight number: F8715
  • Frequency: Mondays and Fridays

As of 4th August 2021, the airline will fly twice-a-week between Toronto and Grande Prairie. Flight schedule is:

  • Toronto-Grande Prairie
  • Departure time: 13:00
  • Arrival time: 15:40
  • Flight time: 4 hours and 40 minutes
  • Flight number: F8530
  • Frequency: Wednesdays and Saturdays
  • Grande Prairie-Toronto
  • Departure time: 16:40
  • Arrival time: 22:50
  • Flight time: 4 hours and 10 minutes
  • Flight number: F8531
  • Frequency: Wednesdays and Saturdays

Grande Prairie is Flair’s 20th destination and 4th destination in Alberta. To celebrate the launch of the route, Flair is offering attractive prices with Vancouver route offered at $39CAD ($31.5) and Toronto route offered at $49CAD ($40). The airline says that there are limited seats and limited availability at these prices.

Garth Lund, Chief Commercial Officer, Flair Airlines, said:

Canadians are tired of being gouged for air travel and Flair is excited to bring our low fares to a fourth Alberta market. Flair continues to deliver tremendous value to underserved communities where restoring affordable regional travel will help reignite the Canadian economy.

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Kitchener Waterloo-Kelowna flights

In addition to a new destination, Flair Airlines has also announced a new route. Starting 1st August 2021, the carrier will fly twice-weekly between Kitchener-Waterloo and Kelowna. Flight schedule is:

  • Kitchener Waterloo-Kelowna
  • Departure time: 20:30
  • Arrival time: 22:10
  • Flight time: 4 hours and 40 minutes
  • Flight number: F8319
  • Frequency: Wednesdays and Sundays
  • Kelowna-Kitchener Waterloo
  • Departure time: 23:00
  • Arrival time: 06:01 (the next day)
  • Flight time: 4 hours and 01 minutes
  • Flight number: F8320
  • Frequency: Wednesdays and Sundays

The announcement comes just days after Flair Airlines announced 8 new routes from Ottawa, the capital of Canada.

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