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Porter Airlines introduced a new domestic service between its Toronto YYZ hub and Winnipeg on Thursday 7 September. The 1,505-kilometre service will be maintained 2-daily with the 132-seat E195E2 aircraft. Winnipeg joins Porter Airlines’ network for the first time. What they said Kevin Jackson, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Porter Airlines, said: […]

September 12, 2023 | Latest Route News +

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Canadian ULCC Lynx Air introduced flights between Toronto YYZ and Los Angeles on Thursday 24 August. The 5-weekly, 3,500-kilometre route will be maintained on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays with the 189-seat 737 MAX 8 aircraft. It will compete directly against 32-weekly Air Canada flights and 4-weekly rotations maintained by WestJet. What they said […]

August 25, 2023 | Latest Route News +

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Air Canada is the fifth largest operator between North America and Europe in August 2023. According to Cirium schedules data, it has 304 weekly departing flights, surpassed only by United, Delta, American and British Airways. If lower-cost subsidiary Air Canada Rouge – which no longer operates long-haul – is included, Europe frequencies remain down by […]

YYZ-BRU

Air Canada introduced seasonal flights between Toronto YYZ and Brussels on Tuesday 1 August. The 6,060-kilometre service will be maintained 5-weekly, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays out of Canada’s largest city, with operations to increase to daily during S24. The Star Alliance member airline will deploy its 255-seat 787-8 on the route. It […]

August 3, 2023 | Latest Route News +

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The North American market, especially in Mexico and the US, saw air passenger traffic recover far more quickly than in many other parts of the world. But how has the market developed more recently? Using Cirium schedules data we have determined the top 20 fastest-growing airports in North America (Canada, Mexico and the US) between […]

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, […]

YYZ-YVR

Porter Airlines is the latest entrant on the competitive domestic route between Toronto YYZ and Vancouver. On Tuesday 7 February, the airline added the 3,350-kilometre sector to its network, with an initial 2-daily service operated by its new E195E2 aircraft. Flights PD305 and PD313 depart Toronto YYZ at 10:15 and 17:59 local time respectively, arriving […]

February 9, 2023 | Latest Route News +

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Renowned for being a Dash-8-Q400 operator from Toronto YTZ, the close-to-downtown Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, Porter has now entered a new era of growth and network change. On 1 February, the carrier introduced its first jet service with its new Porter Airlines (Canada) Limited AOC. Using the Embraer E195-E2, it started two routes: Toronto […]

Canada’s third-largest carrier by seats, Flair Airlines’ first scheduled flight took off in September 2017. In 1H 2023, Flair has just about three million seats, according to Cirium schedules information data. It uses 27 Boeing 737s, 24 of which are MAX 8s. Some 2.3 million (77%) of its capacity is deployed domestically. Despite the entry […]