Lynx Air adds Ottawa as 19th North American destination

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Lynx Air (Lynx) has recently declared Ottawa as the newest addition to its extensive network.

Commencing its flight services on May 17 2024, this latest network update marks a further milestone, making Ottawa the 19th destination served by Lynx across North America.

Ottawa’s Gateway to the West


Lynx Air, Canada’s freshest ultra-affordable airline, will be facilitating flights between Ottawa International Airport (YOW) and both Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Vancouver International Airport (YVR).

With a total of eight flights scheduled weekly, the Ottawa-Vancouver flights will operate seamlessly as “through flights” with a brief stop in Calgary.

This approach ensures a hassle-free journey, featuring a single boarding pass, checked bags seamlessly transported to the final destination, and no need to deplane in Calgary.

Budget-Friendly Travel


For those with an eye on their budget, Lynx Air offers truly ultra-affordable fares, commencing at an very respectable $79 one way, taxes included.

To sweeten the deal, the airline has launched a limited-time seat sale, presenting a generous up to 35% discount on domestic base fares.

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Travel enthusiasts can unlock this offer by using the promo code OTTAWA. Act fast, as the sale is set to conclude at 11:59 PM EST on December 5, 2023. Booking these pocket-friendly fares is a breeze; simply visit FlyLynx.com to secure your spot in the skies.

A Lynx Air Boeing 737 landing.
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A Warm Welcome to Ottawa


Jim Sullivan, Lynx’s CEO, expressed his enthusiasm about the expansion, stating, “We are delighted to be adding Ottawa, Canada’s capital, to the Lynx Air network as we ramp up our summer 2024 schedule.”

“While Ottawa is a beautiful destination to visit at any time of the year, Lynx is proud to be the only low-cost carrier currently servicing this market domestically from Calgary and Vancouver.”

Mark Laroche, President & CEO of Ottawa International Airport Authority, extended a warm welcome, recognizing Lynx Air’s vital role in connecting the Ottawa-Gatineau community.

He emphasized, “Lynx’s presence enhances our commitment to providing accessible and convenient travel options for all.”

Ottawa Tourism


Michael Crockatt, President and CEO of Ottawa Tourism, shared his excitement, stating, “Our team is proud to welcome Lynx Air to Ottawa.

Lynx Air’s unique market positioning will add to Ottawa’s overall travel experience and options for Western Canadians coming to explore all of Canada in one city.”

About Lynx Air 


Lynx Air, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline, is on a mission to make air travel accessible to all, with ultra-affordable fares and a customer-focused flying experience.

The airline was recently awarded Youngest Fleet in North America by ch-aviation. Lynx operates a brand-new fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft, bringing an elevated customer experience to low-cost travel in Canada.

These ultra-efficient and reliable aircraft reduce Lynx’s carbon footprint, making Lynx one of Canada’s most sustainable airlines.

Lynx is a privately-owned Canadian airline with the financial backing and industry expertise required to transform the Canadian aviation landscape.

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