Canada Jetlines celebrates inaugural flight

Canada Jetlines Press Release | September 23, 2022

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Canada Jetlines Operations Ltd. (NEO: CJET) (“Canada Jetlines”) the new, all-Canadian, leisure airline, successfully celebrated its inaugural flight event on Thursday, September 22, 2022 as the carrier’s first route. Canada Jetlines commenced operations out of its travel hub at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) with its first scheduled route into Calgary International Airport (YYC) on September 22, 2022.

The inaugural flight departed out of Toronto Pearson International Airport with key media outlets and dignitaries, including the honorable Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson, along with Canada Jetlines board of directors and members of the executive team. Once arrived at Calgary International Airport, the gate event kicked-off with speeches and a ribbon cutting followed by celebrations before departing back to Toronto.

Canada Jetlines began operations out of YYZ on Sept. 22. Canada Jetlines Photo

Canada Jetlines commenced biweekly flights following the event, 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. Frequency will increase to three flights per week, Thursdays through Sundays, in time for the holidays.

“Canada Jetlines is excited to offer service on our inaugural day out of our Toronto travel hub to the vibrant destination of Calgary,” shared Eddy Doyle, CEO of Canada Jetlines. “With a focus on leisure travel, we’ve selected Calgary as our first destination for its dynamic touristic options, expansive natural splendor, and reach to a key segment of Canadians. We’re thankful to the airport and the community for their support in allowing us to take to the skies with our inaugural flight.”  

The carrier elected Calgary for its appeal as a unique destination which balances the modern and the traditional with rustic allure. With year-round touristic offerings, shopping, exploration dining, and nightlife, all a short ride from renowned national parks.

Visit to view the flight schedule and to learn more. Travellers can book reservations and vacation packages with preferred travel agents who can earn up to 10% commission on all base fares when contracted directly with the airline. Follow Canada Jetlines on all social media platforms and follow #CanadaJetlines for the latest news.

This press release was prepared and distributed by Canada Jetlines

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