Lynx Air New Route

Rebranded from Enerjet in 2021, Canada’s Lynx Air commenced operations in April 2022 between Vancouver and Calgary. Nearly two years later, the ULCC’s fleet comprises nine 189-seat Boeing 737 MAX 8s. Its first international route – from Montreal to Las Vegas – started in August 2023. Lynx Air is one of a handful of Canadian […]

Happy birthday WestJet

WestJet celebrated its 27th birthday at the end of February having taken to the sky on 29 February 1996 (yes, a leap day!). The carrier has undertaken a huge network transformation. Most recently, it ended all long-haul routes except from Calgary, its original and biggest airport – a real retreat-to-core. Over the past few years, […]

YYC-YZF

Canadian North introduced a new domestic service on 14 February connecting Calgary and Yellowknife (IATA code YZF). The 1,260-kilometre journey is maintained daily by the carrier’s B737-300 aircraft. It competes directly against WestJet, which operates a 9-weekly service between the two cities through its regional feeder WestJet Encore and its Q400 turboprop aircraft. What they […]

February 15, 2023 | Latest Route News +

YVR - BKK

Last week saw Air Canada launch service between Vancouver and Bangkok, making it currently the only non-stop service between anywhere in North America and the Thai capital. The 11,820-kilometre route will be served 4-weekly by the Star Alliance carrier using its 787-9s. A few days later, local rival WestJet revealed that it plans to launch […]

December 7, 2022 | Airlines, Airports, News & Analysis, Top Story

Canada JetLines

Canada Jetlines (IATA code AU) is the latest airline to launch low-cost, leisure flights in the Canadian domestic market. On Thursday 22 September the carrier launched its inaugural service between Toronto YYZ and Calgary. The 2,700-kilometre route will be flown just 2-weekly initially (Thursdays and Sundays), increasing to 3-weekly in October and November. The airline’s […]