Members of the airport community, government officials, tourism partners and even a trio of well-behaved horses gathered on June 21 to welcome Air Canada Rouge’s first inbound flight from Toronto to Kamloops Airport.
After months of planning and coordination, Air Canada’s nonstop seasonal service connecting the Greater Toronto region to Kamloops landed to great fanfare, including a traditional water salute, welcome arch and refreshments.
The new service is a result of concentrated efforts to grow connectivity to the region, in partnership with the City of Kamloops, Tourism Kamloops and Tourism Sun Peaks. Local residents, tourism partners and regional businesses stand to benefit from access to new markets for business or leisure.
The route will employ an Airbus A319 aircraft with capacity for 136 passengers. From June 21 through October 9, flights will operate every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, timed to connect with Air Canada’s domestic and international network out of Toronto.
Be sure to book your flights and support the success of this great new service.
For more information, read the complete news release.