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Lynx Air tickets now on sale

CALGARY — Lynx Air flights are officially on sale with the launch of a new booking website featuring tickets to five Canadian destinations.

Canada’s new ultra-affordable airline, headquartered in Calgary, unveiled its new site on Jan. 19 featuring flights to Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Kelowna and Winnipeg onboard a fleet of brand new Boeing 737 aircraft.

Its inaugural flight will depart Thursday, April 7, 2022 from Calgary to Vancouver. Daily flights will be available between these two hubs, increasing to twice daily on May 20, 2022.

On April 11, 2022, Toronto will be added to the Lynx network, with four flights a week from Calgary and increasing to seven flights a week on April 18, 2022. Daily flights between Toronto and Vancouver will launch April 28, 2022.

Lynx’s network will continue to ramp up over the following weeks, with two services a week to Kelowna from both Calgary and Vancouver starting April 15, 2022.

Winnipeg will be added to the network on April 19 with two flights per week to both Calgary and Vancouver. Flights from Calgary to Winnipeg will increase to four per week on May 5, 2022.


Route Service Starts Weekly Roundtrip


Calgary, AB – Vancouver, BC April 7, 2022 7x

14x (from May 20)

Calgary, AB – Toronto, ON April 11, 2022 4x

7x (from April 18)

Vancouver, BC – Kelowna, BC April 15, 2022 2x
Calgary, AB – Kelowna, BC April 15, 2022 2x
Calgary, AB – Winnipeg, MB April 19, 2022 2x

4x (from May 5)

Vancouver, BC – Winnipeg, MB April 19, 2022 2x
Toronto, ON – Vancouver, BC April 28, 2022 7x

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


”We have been delighted with the positive response to the news of Lynx’s arrival as Canada’s new ultra-affordable airline. As our booking site goes live today, we are excited to bring our commitment to ultra-low fares to life, by offering special launch fares from $39 one-way,” said Merren McArthur, CEO, Lynx Air. “By May, Lynx will be operating 76 flights per week and that is just the beginning. We will continue to add destinations and routes as we ramp up for the busy summer season, offering even more choice and flexibility to Canadians. Stay tuned for more announcements soon.”

Lynx first announced its plans to launch as Canada’s newest ultra-low-cost carrier in November 2021. Earlier this week, it also announced a new Free Flights for a Year contest in which two grand prize winners will win one roundtrip flight per month to any Lynx destination for 12 months.

Flights are now available for booking at FlyLynx.com.

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