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  • Flair

    Flair Elects First Female Board Chair

      Flair Airlines has announced that Julia Haywood is the new chair of the company’s board of directors, making her the first female airline board chair in Canadian history. She succeeds Bill Hardy, the airline’s long-time chair of the board of directors and former chief operating officer, who passed away in early 2023. Haywood joined Flair’s board in July 2021. Her 20-year career includes roles of increasing responsibility, including serving as executive vice-president and chief commercial officer of United Airlines, as…

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  • Lynx air

    Lynx Air Launches Flights to Kelowna

      Kelowna International Airport (Kelowna Airport) welcomed Lynx Air (Lynx) CEO Merren McArthur for an official ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate Lynx’s launch of services to Kelowna in May. “We are proud to be the airline that links Canadians to wonderful destinations like Kelowna,” said Merren McArthur, CEO of Lynx.  “Whether you are traveling to catch up with friends and family, or to experience the natural beauty of the Okanagan region, Lynx will ensure a great flying experience for an affordable price.” Lynx is currently…

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  • WestJet again named best low-cost airline in North America

    Press Release WestJet today announced it has been recognized as the Best Low-Cost Airline – The Americas for 2018 for the second year in a row by airlineratings.com. The website attracts more than 25 million visitors who rate more than 425 airlines around the globe on an annual basis. “We are pleased and honoured to again be named Best Low-Cost Airline – The Americas,” said Ed Sims, WestJet president and CEO. “Being recognized by airlineratings.com ahead of our domestic roll…

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