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Flair Airlines expands Eastern Canadian services with new flights to Deer Lake

Flair Airlines has announced the expansion of its Eastern Canadian services with new flights to Deer Lake. With this, Flair will become the first Ultra low cost carrier to start services to Deer Lake.

Service to Deer Lake

Starting 8th June 2022, Flair Airlines will operate twice-weekly flights between Region of Waterloo International Airport and Deer Lake Regional Airport. The flights will run with the following schedule:

  • Kitchener Waterloo-Deer Lake
  • Departure time: 06:45
  • Arrival time: 11:45
  • Flight time: 3 hours
  • Flight number: F8806
  • Frequency: Wednesdays and Saturdays
  • Deer Lake-Kitchener Waterloo
  • Departure time: 12:30
  • Arrival time: 13:50
  • Flight time: 3 hours and 20 minutes
  • Flight number: F8807
  • Frequency: Wednesdays and Saturdays

Stephen Jones, President and CEO, Flair Airlines, said:

We’re excited to connect the Waterloo Region with Western Newfoundland as our first point of service to the province. Deer Lake is ideal for exploring Newfoundland and is the gateway to the majestic Gros Morne National Park. Flair’s goal is to make the unaffordable affordable and our $49 fares to Deer Lake do just that.

The airline states that the service will bring affordable air travel to a previously unserved market.

Tammy Priddle, President and CEO, Deer Lake Regional Airport Authority, said:

We are excited to welcome Flair to Deer Lake as a new airline but also with a new destination for travellers leaving our region and a new market to access for people in Western and Southwestern Ontario. Flair provides affordable air travel and as we are recovering it will make it easy for families to reconnect more often. Being just 45 minutes away from Gros Morne National Park, as well as two other World UNESCO Heritage sites, L’Anse Aux Meadows and Red Bay, make Deer Lake the gateway to some of the most unique and picturesque destinations in the world. We are really looking forward to establishing this partnership and to the many more opportunities this will create.

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About Deer Lake Regional Airport

Deer Lake Regional Airport is the closest airport to Gros Morne National Park and Corner Brook and is the the second busiest airport on Newfoundland after St. John’s International Airport. It has a modern terminal with all the amenities you would expect from a regional airport. The airport is equipped with 7 aircraft gates which are able to stand aircraft from the Beech 1900 to the Airbus widebody aircraft.

Presently, Air Canada Express operates flights from Deer Lake to Toronto, Montreal and Halifax. WestJet operates seasonal flights to Toronto while Sunwing Airlines operates flights to Punta Cana and Varadero. Canadian regional airline operates flights to Fredericton, Gander, Goose Bay, Halifax, Moncton, St. Anthony, St. John’s, Wabush and Ottawa.

Meanwhile, Flair Airlines recently announced the addition of Cancun and Los Cabos in Mexico to its network.

Featured image by Flair Airlines

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