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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 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 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.

BOC Aviation purchases 11 Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 aircraft for leases to Lynx Air

BOC Aviation Limited has announced it has agreed to purchase 11 new Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 aircraft from The Boeing Company.

The aircraft will be leased to Lynx Air on long term leases.

They will be powered by CFM LEAP-1B engines and are scheduled for delivery in 2023 and 2024.

Lynx Air takes delivery of its first Boeing 737-8 MAX 8

Lynx Air has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 (C-GJSL).

The new airline made this announcement on social media:

Love is in the air! Our first Boeing 737-8 has arrived at YYC and we can’t take our eyes off it. See you onboard soon!

Lynx Air to start flying in April, begins selling seats

Lynx Airlines will commence scheduled operations in April in Canada. One-way fares between Calgary and Toronto for example will start at $69 (Can).

Enerjet relaunches as Lynx Air, Canada’s newest airline

Lynx Air (Lynx) has announced its arrival as Canada’s newest ultra-affordable airline, on a mission to make Canadian air travel accessible to all, with low fares, a fleet of brand-new Boeing 737 aircraft and great customer service.

Lynx will adopt the ultra low-cost carrier model, which has revolutionized air travel across Europe and the United States, offering low fares, flexibility and choice. The airline has selected Calgary as its headquarters and plans to announce routes and schedules soon.

Merren McArthur has been named CEO and President of Lynx, bringing a wealth of aviation experience to the role. She has served as CEO of ultra low-cost carrier Tigerair Australia, CEO of Virgin Australia Regional Airlines and founding CEO of Virgin Australia Cargo.

“We are excited to bring competition and choice to the Canadian aviation market at a time when Canadians are yearning for the opportunity to fly again, whether it be to see friends and family or to take a long-awaited holiday,” McArthur said. “We have created an ultra-affordable fare structure which is focused on simplicity, transparency and choice. Our à la carte pricing will empower passengers to pick and pay for the services they want, so they can save money on the trip and spend where it counts – at their destination.”

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. The first three Boeing 737s will arrive in early 2022.

Lynx Air (Lynx), formerly Enerjet, is Canada’s newest ultra-affordable airline. Headquartered in Calgary, Lynx 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.

Lynx is a privately owned Canadian airline with the financial backing and industry expertise required to transform the Canadian aviation landscape.