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Flair Air expands

UPDATE 2 p.m.

In addition expanding its service network, Flair Airlines also announced Friday it will be adding more flights out of Kelowna International Airport this summer.

The Kelowna-based airline announced new service from Kelowna to Calgary and additional routes to Edmonton.

The additional Edmonton flights means daily, non-stop service to the Alberta capital with flights to Calgary leaving on Thursday and Saturday.

The new schedule comes into effect June 15.

“We’re excited about the additional flights that Flair Air will be providing,” said Phillip Elchitz, YLW’s senior airport operations manager.

“The timing couldn’t be better with passengers starting to think about where they’d like to adventure this summer.”


ORIGINAL STORY: 7 a.m.

Kelowna based Flair Air has announced they are expanding their route network.

Flair will begin flying from Halifax, Saskatoon, Calgary, Prince George, and Victoria on June 15th of this year.  

In a press release Friday, the company indicates they have realized earlier growth projections, with seven aircraft in scheduled service.

“This is a very exciting announcement for Flair and Canadians. Every time we enter a market, Canadians benefit significantly as airfare drops almost immediately by more than 20% on the routes we serve,” stated Jim Scott, CEO, Flair Airlines. “This schedule is a clear indication that the demand for low-fare flying is strong, and we are proud to be the airline that initiated and sparked this movement across the country.”

Flair currently operates 90 flights per week, that number will jump to 208 flights per week by the middle of June.

Flair is also increasing direct and one stop and connectivity throughout its network.



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