City Excited to Add Flair to Lethbridge Airport

Posted on Tuesday, March 29th, 2022

Lethbridge and area residents can get ready to fly Flair starting December 1, 2022. Flair Airlines, Canada's only independent, ultra-low-cost carrier will begin offering a direct, weekly flight from Lethbridge to Tucson, Arizona, enhancing the service available out of the YQL Airport.

"The City of Lethbridge has been proactively preparing the Airport for an opportunity just like this and we are thrilled to welcome Flair Airlines to southern Alberta," says Mayor Blaine Hyggen. "Several of the initiatives within our Council Action Plan are focused on moving the airport forward and this work aligns strongly with our strategic priorities of economic prosperity and supporting the region."

Flair has been providing ultra-low fare travel in Canada since 2017 and have brought affordable travel to 31 Canadian and North American destinations. A one-way flight, direct from Lethbridge to Tucson, is anticipated to cost approximately $125.           

"We are happy to bring an affordable sun destination to Lethbridge Airport and we know it will be a welcome escape from the cold Alberta winter. Flair is pleased to have the opportunity to connect Lethbridge with Tucson and we look forward to welcoming passengers on board this winter," says Garth Lund, Chief Commercial Officer, Flair Airlines. "This long-term partnership means that we will be able to offer this service for years to come."

Read the full press release.

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