TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Canada Jetlines Operations Ltd. (NEO: CJET) (“Canada Jetlines” or the “Company”) the new, all-Canadian, leisure airline, has confirmed the inaugural flight for the new, nonstop service out of its travel hub at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) to Vancouver International Airport (YVR).
Canada Jetlines will commence direct roundtrip Airbus A320 service from Toronto to Vancouver, with the inaugural flight event taking place both at the Toronto departure and Vancouver arrival gates on Friday, December 9, 2022. Members of the Canada Jetlines executive team will be in attendance, including President and CEO, Eddy Doyle and CCO, Duncan Bureau, as well as executives from the Toronto Pearson and Vancouver International Airport teams.
The new route will provide a convenient schedule for leisure travel, creating more accessible flight options within Canada and connecting the lower mainland and southern Ontario. As Jetlines continues to expand its international network, the route is also a convenient connection into Toronto, where travellers can board Jetlines flights to sun destinations in the U.S. Vancouver International Airport serves Vancouver and its surrounding cities and is the second busiest airport in Canada in terms of passenger traffic behind Toronto Pearson Airport.
“We look forward to expanding our services into Vancouver ahead of the upcoming holiday travel season,” said Eddy Doyle, President and CEO, Canada Jetlines. “As Canada Jetlines aims to provide travellers with more options, we’re excited to bring the country’s newest leisure airline to Vancouver.”
The new route ushers in the launch of a partnership with Hertz Canada Limited (“Hertz”), as the carrier’s car rental provider. Canada Jetlines’ passengers can now book car rentals at the best available rates for Hertz. The Canada Jetlines team is grateful for the support of both Toronto Pearson International Airport and Vancouver International Airport, along with Airport Terminal Services (ATS).
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About Canada Jetlines
Canada Jetlines is a leisure focused air carrier, which will utilize a growing fleet of Airbus 320 aircraft to provide Canadians with value vacation choices and convenient travel options. Canada Jetlines will provide exciting vacation packages to iconic Canadian destinations and beyond via strong partnerships with airports, CVB’s, tourism entities, hotels, hospitality brands, and attractions. With a projected growth of 15 aircrafts by 2025, Canada Jetlines aims to offer the best-in-class operating economics, customer comfort and fly-by-wire technology, providing an elevated guest centric experience from the first touchpoint. To learn more, please visit www.jetlines.com and follow on all social media platforms for news and updates.
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