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Canada’s newest ULCC Lynx Air puts tickets on sale for flights to 5 destinations

Lynx Air, Canada’s newest Ultra low cost carrier, has put tickets on sale for flights to 5 destinations in Canada on its website.

Tickets now on sale

Lynx Air will initially launch flights to 5 destinations: Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Kelowna and Winnipeg with more destinations to be added in future.

Lynx’s inaugural flight will take-off on 7th April 2022 from Calgary bound for Vancouver. The airline will offer daily flights between these two major Canadian travel hubs, increasing to twice daily flights on 20th May 2022.

On 11th April 2022, Canada’s largest city, Toronto, will be added to the Lynx network, with 4-flights-a-week from Calgary, increasing to daily on 18th April 2022.

The ULCC’s network will continue to expand over the following week, with 2-flights-a-week to Kelowna from Calgary and Vancouver starting 15th April 2022. Winnipeg will be added to Lynx’s network on 19th May 2022 with 2-flights-a-week to Calgary and Vancouver. Flights from Calgary to Winnipeg will increase to 4-per-week on 5th May 2022.

Daily flights between Toronto and Vancouver will be launched on 28th April 2022.

Merren McArthur, CEO, Lynx Air, said:

We have been delighted with the positive response to the news of Lynx’s arrival as Canada’s new ultra-affordable airline. As our booking site goes live today, we are excited to bring our commitment to ultra-low fares to life, by offering special launch fares from $39 one-way. By May, Lynx will be operating 76 flights per week and that is just the beginning. We will continue to add destinations and routes as we ramp up for the busy summer season, offering even more choice and flexibility to Canadians. Stay tuned for more announcements soon.

Lynx Air will initially launch flights with 3 Boeing B737s with the airline targeting a fleet of 50 B737s in the future.

Contest

In celebration of the launch, Lynx has been running a competition to win free flights for a year and the winners will be announced soon. The celebration continues today, with the airline announcing ultra-affordable launch fares from $39 one-way. Travellers can book tickets now at FlyLynx.com.

Bob Sartor, President and CEO, The Calgary Airport Authority, said:

We are thrilled to be the departure airport for Lynx’s inaugural flight in April. At YYC, we’re ready to show Lynx guests Calgary’s legendary hospitality as the airline grows across Canada.

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Russell Atkinson, Director, Air Service Development at Vancouver Airport Authority, said:

At YVR, we’re excited to welcome Lynx Air to Vancouver, which will provide even more options for travellers from our airport. We look forward to Lynx Air’s first flights from YVR and being part of the airline’s growth as they focus on offering more choice and affordable fares for the people of B.C. and beyond.

Sam Samaddar, Airport Director, Kelowna International Airport, said:

We are delighted to see Lynx Air launch routes to Kelowna from Calgary and Vancouver in April. An affordable airline like Lynx will open doors for travellers looking to explore our beautiful region and increase travel opportunities for the Okanagan community.

Craig Bradbrook, Chief Operating Officer, Greater Toronto Airports Authority, said:

Lynx Air will provide more options for those travelling to other parts of Canada, while also giving visitors to Pearson greater opportunities to explore Ontario. We are pleased to welcome Lynx Air to our airport and look forward to continued partnership as they expand their services to and from Toronto.

Barry Rempel, President and CEO of Winnipeg Airports Authority, said:

We are excited to welcome Lynx Air to the gate at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport to help provide more affordable travel options to meet the needs of our community. It’s great news to see Canada’s newest low-cost airline gearing up to launch direct service out of Winnipeg to Calgary and Vancouver, adding capacity to these two in-demand destinations and growing the number of airline partners operating out of Winnipeg to further keep our region connected.

Featured image by Lynx Air

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