June 10, 2023

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    Toronto Pearson Worldwide Airport
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    13,300,000 (2020)
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Canadian startup low-cost service Canada Jetlines has introduced a brand new date and route for its first flight. On Friday, it mentioned the primary flight could be on September 22 between Toronto and Calgary.

On August 4, Canada Jetlines (Jetlines) introduced operations would begin on August 29, two weeks later than initially suggested. The assertion additionally confirmed the inaugural route could be from Toronto Pearson Worldwide Airport (YYZ) to each Winnipeg (YWG) and Moncton (YQM). Friday’s announcement doesn’t point out the date change or collection of a brand new vacation spot metropolis. The airline additionally introduced final week it had acquired the entire crucial service licenses from Transport Canada, following the granting of its Air Operator Certificates on August 18.


Three weeks to raise off

Canada Jetlines says its first flight will likely be from Toronto to Calgary on September 22, 2020. Picture: Canada Jetlines

The debut operations will begin on September 22, with biweekly flights between Toronto (YYZ) and Calgary Worldwide Airport (YYC) on Thursdays and Sundays. The web site reveals flight AU120 departing Toronto at 07:55 for the 4:15 hour flight, touchdown in Calgary at 10:10. The return leaves Calgary at 11:40, with a faster flight time of three:40 hours, to reach in Toronto at 17:20. It will likely be operated with Jetlines sole plane, a 174 seat all-economy Airbus A320, registration C-GCJL, beforehand flown by Avianca and Pegasus Airways. Toronto to Calgary is the one out there route, though the airline says it has “extra routes to thrilling locations to be introduced quickly.”

Jetlines says the frequency will transfer to 3 weekly flights, Thursday by Sunday, ranging from October 13. On its web site at present, Jetlines lists opening one-way fares from C$99 ($76) to C$254 ($195), relying on what’s added to the fundamental ticket. It presents 4 fare ranges; JetLite, JetPlus, JetFlex and JetLines. Whereas some fare varieties embody as much as two free luggage, typically, the price of checked luggage is C$50 ($38) for the primary and C$75 ($57) for the second. The utmost dimension bag is 62 inches (57cm) in whole mixed dimensions and a most weight of fifty kilos (23kgs).

CEO Eddy Doyle desires Canda Jetlines to develop into Toronto’s most well-liked airline. Picture: Canada Jetlines

Time to mud off the speeches

CEO Eddy Doyle mentioned, “Canada Jetlines is proud to launch our preliminary flights between Toronto and Calgary, two vibrant cities with quite a few vacationer locations.”

“The 2 cities characterize cultural variety, financial commerce, and vital funding alternatives. We’re inspired to proceed increasing our attain, with the objective of serving as Toronto’s most well-liked airline.”

Doyle can be assured Jetlines gained’t endure any of the staffing points plaguing industrial aviation. He says the airline is totally staffed and able to fly and that its staffing is one in every of Jetlines’ benefits. “We don’t have to fret about bringing again staff members, retraining, and so forth. We’re totally educated, with the complete complement of crew and staff members.”

Regardless of the purpose behind switching the launch routes from Winnipeg and Moncton, Calgary Airport is delighted to welcome Canada Jetlines. Calgary Airport Authority President and CEO Bob Sartor mentioned that the airline’s launch is one other milestone within the restoration of journey and tourism. “YYC is keen to welcome Canada Jetlines’ friends by showcasing the easy and memorable experiences that replicate our area and Calgary’s legendary hospitality,” he added.

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