Air North launches new domestic links to Yellowknife and Ottawa

Whitehorse Airport celebrated Air North’s launch of twice-weekly services to Yellowknife and Ottawa airports on 6 February. The celebration was marked by (left to right):  Sharon, Sales Manager, Air North; James, Passenger Service Agent; and the carrier’s crew.

Air North launches new domestic links to Yellowknife and Ottawa

Passengers disembarked Air North’s 737-500 at a frozen Yellowknife Airport. The flight continued then to Ottawa…

Later that day, Air North’s service arrived at Ottawa Airport and was celebrated by two members of the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra and by the Mayors of Whitehorse, Yellowknife and Ottawa (left to right): Mark Heyck, Mayor of Yellowknife; Jim Watson, Mayor of Ottawa; and Dan Curtis, Mayor of Whitehorse.

  • Air North, the Canadian carrier originating in the country’s north-western territory of Yukon, strengthened its domestic network with two new services from its Whitehorse (YXY) base on 6 February, both operated utilising the airline’s 122-seat 737-500s. With the shortest sector being the 1,107-kilometre service to Yellowknife (YZF), and the longest being inaugurated to Ottawa (YOW) at 4,152-kilometre via Yellowknife (YZF), both routes are operated twice-weekly, on Thursdays and Sundays. The airline’s new airport pairs will face no competition from other carriers.

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