The new routes will join Toronto —from Toronto Pearson Airport (Toronto Pearson) and from John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (Hamilton Airport)— to Halifax, St.John’s, Edmonton, and Calgary, one-way tickets begin at $49. Vancouver and Winnipeg are additionally locations served from Toronto.
Merren McArthur, CEO of Lynx Air, stated: “We are excited to be announcing this major expansion of our network, providing Toronto residents with more choice and competition as they seek to reconnect with loved ones and to rediscover this beautiful country. By the end of July, we will be flying 92 flights per week in and out of the Toronto area, which is more than 17,000 seats per week.” Lynx Air’s fleet consists of Boeing’s new B737 MAX plane which might seat as much as 189 passengers and presents further legroom seats for a price.
Lynx Air, headquartered in Calgary, will probably be serving 10 cities in Canada by July this summer season. The service’s inaugural flight is scheduled for April 7, from Calgary to Vancouver.
Now that Canada has eased travel restrictions and extra Canadians wish to see relations and engaging locations, vacationers may have extra inexpensive choices with these new flights.
Lynx Air’s new itineraries
Lynx Air is now providing vacationers extra choices from Toronto—Canada’s most populated metropolis— from two most important airports and for very particular costs.
Cathie Puckering, the Vice President and Head of Canadian Network at Vantage Airport Group, stated: “We are excited to see Lynx Air expand its network and destination list to bring more choice and ultra-low airfares to the city and its neighboring communities. We look forward to watching this new airport-airline partnership between Hamilton International and Lynx Air take off at a time when Canadians are looking to make up for lost time with friends and family.”
The service will now be serving six cities from Toronto: Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, St. John’s, Vancouver, and Winnipeg. These are the brand new routes:
From Toronto Pearson to:
- Halifax: Three flights per week, beginning on June 30, after which 5 flights per week after July 30.
- St. John’s: Two flights per week, beginning on June 28, after which seven flights per week after July 28.
- Edmonton: Seven flights per week, beginning on July 28.
From Toronto Hamilton to:
- Calgary: Two flights per week, beginning on June 29, after which 4 flights per week after July 29.
- Halifax: Two flights per week, beginning on June 29. One-way tickets begin at $49.
The Low-Cost Market in Canada
Now that Lynx Air is competing within the low-cost market, it’s going to face robust opponents. Up till 2019, 80% of the air journey market was managed by two airways in Canada: Air Canada and WestJet. The new low-cost carriers are attempting to beat extra space available in the market and the passengers’ budgets.
Swoop, one other Canadian price range line, is traveling internationally. Flights from Toronto to Edmonton in June begin at $59 with Swoop, however rise to $109 in August when Lynx Air will serve the same route for $79.
Like each different low-cost service, Lynx Air prices further charges for bags, costs vary from $29.99 to $67.79 per bag, and vacationers should make certain to rigorously learn insurance policies and bag sizes; there are $99 charges for obese or outsized baggage.
However, as travelers have shared in Travel Off Path, to see home flights that normally price as much as $450 that may be booked for simply $79 is unquestionably a horny deal for a lot of Canadians. Low-cost carriers are shortly increasing as a result of these interesting gross sales and journey alternatives, particularly after the pandemic.
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