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Air North Tops Three Million Passengers

Air North is having a milestone yr.

Yukon’s Airline, because it has been dubbed, celebrated its forty fifth anniversary in February and in June, it marked the twentieth anniversary of its Boeing 737 service that connects Whitehorse, Yukon, with British Columbia (Vancouver, Victoria and Kelowna), Alberta (Calgary and Edmonton), and Ontario (Toronto and Ottawa by way of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories).

In truth, the Toronto service was a milestone of its personal. Its launch, in Might, marked the primary time the capital cities of the Yukon and Northwest Territories had ever been linked by scheduled service with Canada’s largest metropolis.

And this week – Sept. 21, to be actual — flight 4N540 departed from Kelowna for Vancouver and Whitehorse with a really particular individual on-board — the airline’s three millionth Boeing 737 passenger. This achievement comes solely ten years after Air North welcomed its millionth jet passenger.

Air North, which is 49% owned by the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation and whose jet buy was partially made potential because of the funding of 1,500 Yukon shareholders, is exclusive within the Canadian aviation panorama.

Few airways on this planet provide reasonably priced flights whereas nonetheless offering service related to a premium product, however that’s what you’ll discover on every Air North flight.

Complimentary mild meals made by the airline’s personal Flight Kitchen, incessantly topped off by a freshly baked heat cookie, are customary on virtually each flight.

And passengers don’t have to buy a bundle or add-on with a view to verify their baggage. Checked baggage is included with all of its fares.

It’s because of this, and rave passenger opinions, that this northern service was named Canada’s Greatest Airline by Journey Advisor in 2020.

“Reaching this unbelievable milestone wouldn’t have been potential with out the devoted and hard-working workforce we now have in all elements of our operation,” mentioned Denis Parry, Air North’s director of company, packages merchandise, and gross sales distribution.

“However none of that issues if you happen to don’t have passengers to fly. The Canadian journey commerce have been unbelievable companions over the previous 20 years and have executed rather a lot to advertise us and the locations we fly. We deeply recognize everybody’s help.”

As a part of Air North’s celebration, Parry invitations the journey commerce to enter a draw to win a round-trip flight from one of many airline’s gateway cities to Whitehorse, with a number of gift-certificate runner-up prizes.

Enter the competition at www.flyairnorth.com/3-million-trade-contest previous to Oct. 31, 2022.

The competition is open to all members of the journey commerce in Canada, excluding Québec.




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