TUS Welcomes Aptitude Airways
A lot more Canadians will be in a position to delight in the warmth and elegance of Tucson – and Arizonans can shred the slopes of the Good White North – beginning up coming wintertime beneath an modern new settlement that will carry Aptitude Airlines to Tucson International Airport (TUS).
The settlement, announced at TUS today, is a partnership among the Flair Airways, Stop by Tucson, the Tucson Airport Authority, and five Canadian airports.
For tourists, it means Aptitude Airlines will introduce nonstop flights subsequent winter season among TUS and the 5 Canadian airports. These will be the only nonstop flights to the United States for 4 of the airports: Fort McMurray (YMM) and Lethbridge (YQL) in Alberta, Prince George (YXS) in British Columbia, and Windsor (YQG) in Ontario. The fifth airport is Edmonton International (YEG), which is also Canada’s fifth greatest airport and an vital logistics hub serving 1.8 million men and women residing in the location all around Alberta’s provincial money town.
From an air company viewpoint, the arrangement establishes a “U.S. wintertime crew base” in Tucson. The base will act as a short term “home” for Flair’s Canadian-based mostly crews so flights can be scheduled to commence and conclusion at TUS.
“We are energized to spouse with Flair and Visit Tucson to insert nonstop flights to and from Canada.” mentioned Danette Bewley, President and CEO of the Tucson Airport Authority. “TUS will be the distinctive Arizona – and U.S., for that make a difference – place from 4 of all those airports. We look forward to welcoming and introducing Canadians to our lovely area.”
Bewley additional, “In addition to new global air support, there is tremendous economic prospective for Southern Arizonans and Canadians to build new connections and associations.”
Pay a visit to Tucson was energetic in aiding to protected the new flights via a internet marketing motivation.
“When you have the proper partners, who also share your values and enthusiasm, it’s doable to accomplish wonderful results and that is what we have listed here thanks to the Tucson Airport Authority and 5 Canadian airports in conjunction with an modern airline this kind of as Flair,” claimed Felipe Garcia, President and CEO of Stop by Tucson. “We glimpse forward to welcoming our site visitors from Canada, and I hope Tucsonans will also consider the chance to investigate our associate communities up north.”
“Basing wintertime functions in Tucson, Arizona delivers an interesting new selection for Canadians. We know that Canadians in communities throughout the region will be keen to soak up the winter sun in Tucson. With steady assistance for decades to occur, we feel this is the beginning of an excellent annually tradition for Canadians,” mentioned Garth Lund, Main Professional Officer, Aptitude Airways. “For too extended, many communities in Canada have been devoid of assistance to warm temperature destinations. Aptitude is hunting ahead to stimulating new demand with our every day minimal fares.”
Bewley also highlighted the help from U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Port Director Roger Wheaton. The flights to Arizona, excluding these from Edmonton, will appear from airports with out U.S. Customs pre-clearance, so arriving passengers from people airports will apparent U.S. Customs following they land at TUS.
The new flights are at this time scheduled to start at the finish of November with fares as lower as $99CAD/$79USD 1 way. Flights are out there for booking now at https://flyflair.com.
The prepared program:
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Based in Edmonton, Alberta, Flair Airlines is Canada’s only unbiased extremely-reduced-charge provider (ULCC) and has been trailblazing with an formidable fast enlargement to disrupt the monopolistic practices of Canada’s airlines.