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Flair Airlines adds Cancun and Los Cabos to its network

Flair Airlines, a Canada-based Ultra low-cost carrier, has announced the addition of Cancun and Los Cabos in Mexico to its network with flights from Vancouver, Abbotsford, Edmonton, Ottawa, and Kitchener-Waterloo.

Starting 1st February 2022, Flair will offer nonstop flights to Los Cabos on Tuesdays and Saturdays from Vancouver, and Wednesdays and Saturdays from Abbotsford and Edmonton. Flights to Cancun will be operated on Wednesdays and Saturdays from Ottawa and Wednesdays and Sundays from Kitchener-Waterloo.

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

Starting in February, Canadians will enjoy affordable, sunny winter getaways to Cancun and Los Cabos without breaking the bank. We can’t wait to get our customers to the beach. The average February temperature in Canada is -6 °C; the average temperature in Cancun is 28 °C, so February seemed like a good month to start service.

These flights will start at $129 CAD one-way.

Russell Atkinson, Air Service Development, Director, Vancouver International Airport, said:

We are delighted to see Flair adding a new route out of YVR. Flair’s new offering of flights to Los Cabos in Mexico provides yet another great option to escape a west coast winter. We wish all the best to Flair as they expand and offer Canadians a unique, new travel experience. With more people being vaccinated and travel measures easing, we look forward to continued increased service from Flair which will benefit the community and the economy that supports it.

Karen Redman, Regional Chair, Region of Waterloo International Airport, said:

I am pleased that Flair Airlines in expanding service from the Region of Waterloo to Cancun, Mexico. Expanded local service means more options for families, continued job growth, as well as a strong tourism sector and local economy.

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Henry Braun, Mayor of the City of Abbotsford and chair of the Abbotsford International Airport Authority, said:

On behalf of the City of Abbotsford and the Abbotsford International Airport Authority, I’d like to congratulate Flair Airlines on their expanded service to Los Cabos this coming winter from YXX. Expanding routes offered at Abbotsford International Airport, not only gives travellers more accessible and affordable options, it also has a positive impact on our local and regional economy and is an important step in our pandemic recovery.

Mark Laroche, President and CEO of the Ottawa International Airport Authority, said:

With the first snowfall on the ground and temperatures falling, we are confident that passengers in Ottawa- Gatineau will embrace Flair’s service to Cancun as they escape to the beautiful beaches and warm sunshine. Flair’s expanded offering at YOW benefits the entire community; our passengers enjoy more travel options, and the Ottawa International Airport takes another step forward in its pandemic recovery.

Myron Keehn, Vice-President, Air Service and Business Development, Edmonton International Airport, said:

EIA is pleased for Flair to announce its first Mexico destination. Thank you Flair for your continued investment in your home-town airport and for providing capacity to Los Cabos International Airport so Edmontonians and surrounding communities can get their vitamin SEA.

Recently, Canada-based Swoop Airlines announced the addition to Los Cabos to its network.

Meanwhile, Flair Airlines announced a major expansion plan with 4 new destinations and 14 new routes.

Featured image by Flair Airlines

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