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Department of Transportation Grants Canada Jetlines Authority to Service U.S. Routes

Canada Jetlines | November 02, 2022 | Read time : 01:32 min

Department of Transportation Grants Canada Jetlines Authority
Canada Jetlines Operations Ltd. “Canada Jetlines” the new, all-Canadian, leisure airline, is pleased to announce the United States Department of Transportation has granted economic authority to serve the U.S. This exemption is effective immediately and will be replaced by a permanent foreign air carrier permit. Canada Jetlines requires Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approvals before it can start operating to the United States and expects this process to be completed before the end of the year. The announcement follows Canada Jetlines’ confirmation of a new route out of its travel hub at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) with direct service to Vancouver International Airport (YVR), starting December 2022. The new route aims at providing more accessible travel within Canada, connecting the lower mainland and southern Ontario, operating twice weekly with frequency increasing before the new year.

"We are looking forward to expand our international network, as the U.S. is a top market for Canadian travelers,With the winter months fast approaching, we know sun destinations will be a priority for leisure travel and we intend to announce our first international destination later this month.”

Eddy Doyle, President & CEO Canada Jetlines.

This upcoming Vancouver service will complement the airlines operations of biweekly flights, operating Thursdays, and Sundays out of Toronto (YYZ) to Calgary (YYC) from 07:55am -- EST 10:10am MST and returns from Calgary (YYC) to Toronto (YYZ) 11:40am MST – 17:20 EST.  Travellers can reserve vacation packages with preferred travel agents, who can earn up to 10% commission on all base fares, when contracted directly with Canada Jetlines.

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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