Flair Airlines, Canada’s everyday low fare airline, kicked off its inaugural flight from Edmonton with the start of service to Tucson, Arizona. The inaugural flight marks the first direct flight from Canada to Tucson, departing from Edmonton International Airport (YEG) and arriving at Tucson International Airport (TUS).
“Expanding service for more Canadian cities to fly to Tucson is a critical part of our overarching mission to make travel more accessible to Canadians. We believe Canadians deserve more affordable and competitive airfare to stay connected with the people and places they love,” says Stephen Jones, CEO, Flair Airlines. “We are delighted to launch our inaugural flight from YEG and connect Canadians and Americans with Canada’s first direct route to Tucson.”
“As Flair Airlines’ hub and home base, we’ve seen their growth and success firsthand in the industry, and we’re excited to host Canada’s first non-stop flight to Tucson. Flair’s desire to serve new markets provides critical access for business and tourism and showcases Edmonton and our region as a great place to be. We are glad to see Flair offering more flights to more places and continuing to connect our region with the endless places there are to explore,” says, Myron Keehn, vice president of air service, business development, ESG and stakeholder relations, Edmonton International Airport (YEG).
Tucson, Arizona offers a signature blend of history, culture and breathtaking natural attractions. Travellers will enjoy warm weather and scenic views of the Sonoran Desert 365-days a year.
Tucson is known for its incredible culinary heritage. In 2015 it was named a UNESCO city of gastronomy, catering to a multitude of tastes and boasting a tapestry of Indigenous cuisine and Mexican fare. From ranches to resorts, Tucson is home to a variety of unforgettable accommodations. Notably, the region boasts more than 40 golf courses, welcoming golfers of all skill levels.
One-way fares, including taxes and fees, begin at $99 CAD to Tucson from Edmonton. Flights operate twice weekly, departing Edmonton on Sunday and Wednesday. There are limited seats and availability for the fares. All routes are available for booking at www.flyflair.com.