Flair Airlines will offering flights from Abbotsford to Montreal starting in August. (File photo)

Flair Airlines flying from Abbotsford to Montreal this summer

Ultra low-cost carrier begins departing YXX to YUL starting in August

Abbotsford International Airport (YXX) travellers will have the opportunity to fly direct to Montreal later this summer.

Flair Airlines announced on Tuesday (March 30) the expansion of service from Abbotsford, Halifax, Toronto and Vancouver to Montreal.

Service begins for Abbotsford starting on Aug. 3, and flights will be departing YXX on Tuesday’s, Wednesday’s and Saturday’s.

According to the Flair Airlines press release, this will be the first domestic ultra low-cost carrier providing service to Montreal.

“We are excited to bring ULCC service to Montreal and to provide our low fares to a region where Canadians have been paying far too much for far too long,” stated Stephen Jones, Flair Airlines President and CEO. “Providing affordable air travel within Canada is an essential first step in restarting travel and tourism. We know there is a need for ULCC service in Montreal and are thrilled to bring our low fares to the area.”

One-way fares on several of the new Montreal routes start as low as $49 with taxes and fees included. Bookings are now available for the newly announced routes for travel through Oct. 30, 2021, at flyflair.com.

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