Category Archives: Lynx Air (Canada)

Lynx Air’s inaugural flight from St. John’s takes off

Lynx Air’s (Lynx) first flight from St. John’s International Airport took off to the skies on June 28, marking the commencement of twice-weekly return service between St. John’s and Toronto Pearson International Airport.

As of July 14, 2022, the St. John’sToronto service will increase to daily and will add Edmonton and Calgary to its network.

Starting July 14, the airline will be flying 14 flights a week in and out of St. John’s, equating to 2,646 seats per week. The Edmonton and Calgary services will operate as through-flight services to St. John’s via Toronto, providing a seamless service with a single boarding pass, no deplaning in Toronto and the ability to check bags through to St. John’s.

Lynx’s network spans 10 destinations across Canada, including Victoria, Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto Pearson, Hamilton, Halifax and St. John’s. The airline operates a fleet of brand-new, fuel-efficient Boeing 737 aircraft and plans to grow its fleet to more than 46 aircraft over the next five to seven years.

Lynx’s full flight schedule includes:

Round Trip Market

Service Starts

Weekly Frequencies

Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC

April 7, 2022

14x

Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON

April 11, 2022


12x

Vancouver, BC to Kelowna, BC

April 15, 2022

2x

Calgary, AB to Kelowna, BC

April 15, 2022

2x
3x (from June 29)

Calgary, AB to Winnipeg, MB

April 19, 2022

4x

Vancouver, BC to Winnipeg, MB

April 19, 2022

2x

Vancouver, BC to Toronto, ON

April 28, 2022

7x

Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB

May 5, 2022

2x

Calgary, AB to Victoria, BC

May 12, 2022

2x
3x (from June 29)

Toronto, ON to St. John’s, NL

June 28, 2022

2x
7x (from July 14)

Calgary, AB to Hamilton, ON

June 29, 2022

2x
4x (from July 29)

Hamilton, ON to Halifax, NS

June 29, 2022

2x

Toronto, ON to Halifax, NS

June 30, 2022

3x
5x (from July 30)

Edmonton, AB to Toronto, ON

July 14, 2022

5x

7x (from July 30)

Edmonton, AB to St John’s, NL**

July 14, 2022

5x

Calgary, AB to Halifax, NS **

July 14, 2022

5x

Calgary, AB to St John’s, NL**

July 16, 2022

2x

Edmonton, AB to Halifax, NS**

July 30, 2022

2x

Please note that dates are subject to change. Visit the website for full schedule details.

* Available for a limited time; fares are accurate at the time of release and include taxes and fees; fares vary by destination and date
** Denotes a one-stop through-flight via Toronto, single boarding pass, bags checked through to destination and no deplaning in Toronto

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Lynx Air now welcomes pets in the cabin

Lynx Air has announced that small dogs and cats are now welcome in-cabin! For a one-way fee of $59, travellers will be able to bring their pets in addition to a personal item.

Lynx Air Logo (CNW Group/Lynx Air)

Passengers are encouraged to book their cats and small dogs at the time of booking, as the number of pets permitted on flights is limited. This assures that all passengers and pets feel comfortable at every point in their Lynx journey. Lynx also recommends passengers arrive at the airport at least two hours prior to the scheduled departure time to allow time for check-in and kennel approval.

Lynx requires that all pet kennels are a maximum of 41cm length x 21.5cm height x 25cm width. The container must be soft-sided, leak-proof, well-vented, and in good condition. The airline allows one pet per person, and the pet must stay inside the kennel at all times. Lynx does not allow large animals unless they are approved service dogs. A full list of rules and regulations regarding flying with pets is available at FlyLynx.com/pet-in-cabin.

Lynx Air arrives in Victoria

Lynx Air’s (Lynx) first flight from Victoria International Airport took to the skies on May 12, marking the commencement of twice weekly return services to Calgary international Airport.

In the lead up to summer, Lynx will expand its return services between Victoria and Calgary to three times a week, offering 1,100 seats a week on this popular route.

Lynx Air (Lynx), is Canada’s leading ultra-affordable airline and is on a mission to make air travel accessible to all, with low fares, a fleet of brand-new Boeing 737 aircraft and great customer service. (CNW Group/Lynx Air)

Lynx’s network spans 10 destinations coast to coast across Canada, including Victoria, Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto Pearson, Hamilton, Halifax, and St. John’s. The airline operates a fleet of brand-new, fuel-efficient Boeing 737 aircraft and plans to grow its fleet to more than 46 aircraft over the next five to seven years.

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Lynx Air expands at Halifax

At a press event in Halifax today, Lynx Air announced the addition of two Halifax routes to its network, creating links from Halifax to each of Calgary and Edmonton. These services are in addition to the previously announced services between Halifax and each of Hamilton and Toronto, which will commence on June 29, 2022 and June 30, 2022, respectively.

Lynx Air (Lynx), is Canada’s leading ultra-affordable airline and is on a mission to make air travel accessible to all, with low fares, a fleet of brand-new Boeing 737 aircraft and great customer service. (CNW Group/Lynx Air)

As of July 14, 2022, Lynx will commence five through-flights a week each way from Calgary to Halifax. On July 30, 2022, the airline will commence two through-flights a week each way from Edmonton to Halifax. At that point, Lynx will be flying a total of 14 flights a week in and out of Halifax, which is more than 2,600 seats weekly. The Edmonton and Calgary “through-flights” will operate via Toronto or Hamilton.

Today’s announcement comes just one day after Lynx announced an expansion of services to St John’s. The airline reported that the expansion of its Halifax and St. John’sroute network is in response to strong demand for flights to Atlantic Canada.

Lynx’s full flight schedule includes:

Round Trip Market Service Starts Weekly Frequencies
Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC April 7, 2022 7x
14x (from May 20)
Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON April 11, 2022 7×12 x (from June 28)
Vancouver, BC to Kelowna, BC April 15, 2022 2x
Calgary, AB to Kelowna, BC April 15, 2022 2x
3x (from June 29)
Calgary, AB to Winnipeg, MB April 19, 2022 4x
Vancouver, BC to Winnipeg, MB April 19, 2022 2x
Vancouver, BC to Toronto, ON April 28, 2022 7x
Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB May 5, 2022 2x
Calgary, AB to Victoria, BC May 12, 2022 2x
3x (from June 29)
Toronto, ON to St. John’s, NL June 28, 2022 2x
7x (from July 14)
Calgary, AB to Hamilton, ON June 29, 2022 2x
4x (from July 29)
Hamilton, ON to Halifax, NS June 29, 2022 2x
Toronto, ON to Halifax, NS June 30, 2022 3x
5x (from July 30)
Edmonton, AB to Toronto, ON July 14, 2022 5x

7x (from July 30)

Edmonton, AB to St John’s, NL** July 14, 2022 5x
Calgary, AB to Halifax, NS ** July 14, 2022 5x
Calgary, AB to St John’s, NL** July 16, 2022 2x
Edmonton, AB to Halifax, NS** July 30, 2022 2x

Please note that dates are subject to change. Visit the website for full schedule details.

* Available for a limited time; fares are accurate at the time of release and include taxes and fees; fares vary by destination and date

** Denotes a Through Flight operating via Toronto

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Lynx Air announces a major expansion at St. John’s

Lynx Air made this announcement:

At a press event in St. John’s today, Lynx Air (Lynx) announced the addition of two St. John’s routes to its network, creating links from St. John’s to each of Calgaryand Edmonton. These services are in addition to the previously announced flight service between St. John’s and Toronto.

Canada’s new ultra-affordable airline will launch its inaugural flight to St. John’s from Toronto on June 28, 2022.  Lynx will initially operate two services a week between Toronto and St. John’s and had planned to increase to daily services a month later.  However, the airline has reported that it has seen such strong demand for its St. John’s flights that it will expand its services to and from the popular city.

As of July 14, 2022, Lynx will offer a daily flight to Toronto and will start five through-flights a week from Edmonton to St. John’s.  On July 16, Lynx will start operating two through-flights a week from Calgary to St. John’s.  At that point, Lynx will be flying a total of 14 flights a week in and out of St. John’s, which is more than 2,646 seats weekly.  The Edmonton and Calgary “through-flights” will operate via Toronto, providing a seamless service with a single boarding pass and the ability to check bags through to the final destination.

The St. John’s expansion comes as Lynx embarks on a rapid ramp-up of its network in the lead-up to the busy summer period.  Lynx tickets are on sale now for 10 destinations coast to coast across Canada, including Victoria, Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto Pearson, Hamilton, Halifax and St. John’s.  The airline operates a fleet of brand-new, fuel-efficient Boeing 737 aircraft and plans to grow its fleet to more than 46 aircraft over the next five to seven years.

 

Lynx’s full flight schedule includes:

Round Trip Market

Service Starts

Weekly Frequencies

Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC

April 7, 2022

7x
14x (from May 20)

Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON

April 11, 2022

7x

12 x (from June 28)

Vancouver, BC to Kelowna, BC

April 15, 2022

2x

Calgary, AB to Kelowna, BC

April 15, 2022

2x
3x (from June 29)

Calgary, AB to Winnipeg, MB

April 19, 2022

4x

Vancouver, BC to Winnipeg, MB

April 19, 2022

2x

Vancouver, BC to Toronto, ON

April 28, 2022

7x

Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB

May 5, 2022

2x

Calgary, AB to Victoria, BC

May 12, 2022

2x
3x (from June 29)

Toronto, ON to St. John’s, NL

June 28, 2022

2x
7x (from July 14)

Calgary, AB to Hamilton, ON

June 29, 2022

2x
4x (from July 29)

Toronto, ON to Halifax, NS

June 30, 2022

3x
5x (from July 30)

Hamilton, ON to Halifax, NS

June 30, 2022

2x

Edmonton, AB to Toronto, ON

July 14, 2022

5x

7x (from July 30)

Edmonton, AB to St John’s, NL**

July 14, 2022

5x

Calgary, AB to Halifax, NS **

July 14, 2022

5x

Calgary, AB to St John’s, NL**

July 16, 2022

2x

Edmonton, AB to Halifax, NS**

July 30, 2022

2x

Please note that dates are subject to change. Visit the website for full schedule details.

* Available for a limited time; fares are accurate at the time of release and include taxes and fees; fares vary by destination and date

** Denotes a Through Flight operating via Toronto

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Lynx Air arrives in Kelowna

Kelowna International Airport (Kelowna Airport) today welcomed Lynx Air (Lynx) CEO Merren McArthur for an official ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate Lynx’s launch of services to Kelowna.

Lynx is currently operating two flights a week from Kelowna to each of Calgary and Vancouver. As of June 29, Lynx will increase its service to Calgary to three flights per week, taking the airline’s total flights in and out of Kelowna to 10 flights and 1,890 seats per week.

Lynx’s full flight schedule includes:

Round Trip Market

Service Starts

Weekly Frequencies

Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC

April 7, 2022

7x
14x (from May 20)

Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON

April 11, 2022

4x
7x (from April 18)

12 x (from June 28)

Vancouver, BC to Kelowna, BC

April 15, 2022

2x

Calgary, AB to Kelowna, BC

April 15, 2022

2x
3x (from June 29)

Calgary, AB to Winnipeg, MB

April 19, 2022

2x
4x (from May 5)

Vancouver, BC to Winnipeg, MB

April 19, 2022

2x

Vancouver, BC to Toronto, ON

April 28, 2022

7x

Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB

May 5, 2022

2x

Calgary, AB to Victoria, BC

May 12, 2022

2x
3x (from June 22)

Toronto, ON to St. John’s, NL

June 28, 2022

2x
7x (from July 29)

Calgary, AB to Hamilton, ON

June 29, 2022

2x
4x (from July 29)

Toronto, ON to Halifax, NS

June 30, 2022

3x
5x (from July 30)

Hamilton, ON to Halifax, NS

June 30, 2022

2x

Edmonton, AB to Toronto, ON

July 28, 2022

7x

Please note that dates are subject to change. Visit the website for full schedule details.

* Available for a limited time; fares are accurate at time of release and include taxes and fees; fares vary by destination and date

Lynx Air’s inaugural Toronto-Calgary takes off from Pearson Airport

Lynx Air (Lynx) is launching its inaugural TorontoCalgary flight from Toronto Pearson International Airport (Toronto Pearson Airport) today. Canada’s new ultra-affordable airline will initially operate four services a week between Toronto and Calgary, increasing to daily service as of April 18.

(CNW Group/Lynx Air)

Lynx Air (Lynx), will launch its inaugural TorontoCalgary flight from Toronto Pearson International Airport (Toronto Pearson Airport) today. Canada’s new ultra-affordable airline will initially operate four services a week between Toronto and Calgary, increasing to daily service as of April 18.

Lynx operates a fleet of brand-new Boeing 737 aircraft and is transforming the Canadian aviation landscape with ultra-affordable fares and an exceptional flying experience.

Lynx’s full flight schedule includes:

Round Trip Market

Service Starts

Weekly Frequencies

Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC

April 7, 2022

7x
14x (from May 20)

Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON

April 11, 2022

4x
7x (from April 18)

12 x (from June 28)

Vancouver, BC to Kelowna, BC

April 15, 2022

2x

Calgary, AB to Kelowna, BC

April 15, 2022

2x
3x (from June 22)

Calgary, AB to Winnipeg, MB

April 19, 2022

2x
4x (from May 5)

Vancouver, BC to Winnipeg, MB

April 19, 2022

2x

Vancouver, BC to Toronto, ON

April 28, 2022

7x

Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB

May 5, 2022

2x

Calgary, AB to Victoria, BC

May 12, 2022

2x
3x (from June 22)

Toronto, ON to St. John’s, NL

June 28, 2022

2x
7x (from July 29)

Calgary, AB to Hamilton, ON

June 29, 2022

2x
4x (from July 29)

Toronto, ON to Halifax, NS

June 30, 2022

3x
5x (from July 30)

Hamilton, ON to Halifax, NS

June 30, 2022

2x

Edmonton, AB to Toronto, ON

July 28, 2022

7x

 

Lynx Air commences operations

Return flight from Vancouver on inaugural day, April 7, 2022

Lynx Air (Calgary) on April 7, 2022 flew its inaugural flight between Calgary and Vancouver.

Lynx has adopted the ultra low-cost carrier model, which has revolutionized air travel across Europe and the United States, offering low fares, flexibility and choice.

Lynx will operate a fleet of Boeing’s newest 737 aircraft, featuring leading-edge fuel-efficient technology. The airline has firm orders and lease agreements in place for a total of 46 aircraft over the next seven years to meet anticipated demand.

Top Copyright Photo: The inaugural flight is pictured arriving back into Calgary from Vancouver, on its second leg of its inaugural day. Lynx Air (Canada) Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 C-GJSL (msn 43312) YYC (Chris Sands). Image: 957247.

Lynx Air aircraft slide show:

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Lynx Air unveils crew uniforms as it readies for takeoff

Lynx Air, Canada’s new ultra-affordable airline, takes to the skies in just two weeks and the airline is providing a sneak preview of its crew uniforms. The uniforms will feature the signature red and white color scheme of the airline’s bold but friendly brand.  The distinctive Lynx paw print makes a cameo appearance in sky blue, roaming across a snow-white neck scarf.

(CNW Group/Lynx Air)

To celebrate the upcoming launch, the airline is announcing a competition to win a weekend away from Vancouver to CalgaryToronto, or Kelowna.   Each weekend getaway package includes two return Lynx flights, flying on the airline’s brand-new Boeing 737 aircraft, and a two-night hotel stay at one of the three destinations. For full contest details and to sign up, visit Lynx Air on Facebook or Instagram. The contest closes at 20:00 MST on March 27, 2022.

Lynx will be flying coast to coast across Canada, from Victoria to St. John’s, and eight other destinations in between:

VancouverKelownaEdmontonCalgaryWinnipegTorontoHamilton, and Halifax. One-way airfares start at $39*. The airline’s first flight will take off from Calgary to Vancouver and back on April 7 and the network will ramp up quickly from there (see table below). Lynx is on a mission to make air travel accessible to all, with low fares and great customer service.  The airline will launch with a fleet of three brand-new Boeing 737 aircraft, which will expand to a total of 46 aircraft over the next seven years.

Flights are now available for booking at FlyLynx.com.

Details of Lynx’s flight schedule:

Round Trip Market

Service Starts

Weekly Frequencies

Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC

April 7, 2022

7x
14x (from May 20)

Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON

April 11, 2022

4x
7x (from April 18)

12 x (from June 28)

Vancouver, BC to Kelowna, BC

April 15, 2022

2x

Calgary, AB to Kelowna, BC

April 15, 2022

2x
3x (from June 22)

Calgary, AB to Winnipeg, MB

April 19, 2022

2x
4x (from May 5)

Vancouver, BC to Winnipeg, MB

April 19, 2022

2x

Vancouver, BC to Toronto, ON

April 28, 2022

7x

Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB

May 5, 2022

2x

Calgary, AB to Victoria, BC

May 12, 2022

2x
3x (from June 22)

Toronto, ON to St. John’s, NL

June 28, 2022

2x
7x (from July 29)

Calgary, AB to Hamilton, ON

June 29, 2022

2x
4x (from July 29)

Toronto, ON to Halifax, NS

June 30, 2022

3x
5x (from July 30)

Hamilton, ON to Halifax, NS

Edmonton, AB to Toronto, ON

June 30, 2022

July 28, 2022

2x

7x

Please note that dates are subject to change. Visit the website for full schedule details.

Lynx Air announces a major expansion from the Toronto area

Lynx Air, Canada’s new ultra-affordable airline, has today announced a major expansion out of the Toronto region, adding four new destinations and five new routes to its network, as it continues its mission to make air travel affordable for all. Canadians living in the Toronto region will have access to Lynx flights out of both Toronto Pearson Airport (Toronto Pearson) and John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (Hamilton Airport), with six (6) destinations across the country to choose from: Halifax, St. John’s, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmontonand Vancouver.

To celebrate this significant commitment by Lynx to the Toronto region, the airline has launched a competition to win a free weekend getaway from Toronto to Halifax, Calgary, Edmonton or Vancouver. Each weekend getaway package includes two return Lynx flights, flying on the airline’s brand-new Boeing 737 aircraft, and a two-night hotel stay at one of the four destinations.

Today’s announcement includes the following new Lynx routes:

  • Toronto Pearson – Halifax: Three flights per week, commencing June 30, 2022, and increasing to five per week from July 30, 2022.
  • Toronto Pearson – St. John’s: Two flights per week, commencing June 28, 2022, and increasing to seven flights per week from July 28, 2022.
  • Toronto Pearson – Edmonton: Seven flights per week, commencing July 28, 2022.
  • HamiltonCalgary: Two flights per week, commencing June 29, 2022, and increasing to four flights per week from July 29, 2022.
  • HamiltonHalifax: Two flights per week, commencing June 29, 2022.

Lynx will also be increasing its frequencies between Toronto Pearson and Calgary from seven flights per week to twelve flights per week from June 28, 2022.