Swoop celebrates first route of Atlantic expansion with service to Charlottetown

The ultra-not-expensive airline connects Prince Edward Island with new non-stop flights from Hamilton and Toronto.  Charlottetown, PEI – May 1, 2022 (CNW) – Today, Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline, launched its inaugural flight to Charlottetown Airport (YYG) from Hamilton International Airport (YHM). Swoop flight WO170 took off from Hamilton this morning at 7:50 a.m. EST, receiving…

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Public Notice Ground Transportation – Taxi Service

Effective June 1, 2022 the following rates will be in effect for Taxi Service to and from the Charlottetown Airport: Fare: Charlottetown Zone                                $20.00 Stratford Zone                                           $30.00 Cornwall Zone                                           $30.00 Other Destinations                                  $2.25 per km Additional Passenger, Same Destination:    $5.00 (Kids under 12 free) Minimum Charge:           …

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Air Canada Rebuilding Capacity for Summer Recovery on PEI

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Charlottetown, PE – Air Canada recently announced plans to expand their North American network this summer as the airline looks to accelerate their recovery from COVID. As a result, YYG Charlottetown Airport will see a significant increase in capacity compared to the past two summers, even surpassing 2019 record capacity levels in the peak summer…

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Government of Canada invests in safety at Charlottetown Airport

Today at YYG, Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, on behalf of the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, announced that the Government of Canada is providing more than $1.4 million towards safety investments at the Charlottetown Airport. Through Transport Canada’s Airports Capital Assistance Program (ACAP), the funding will support the replacement of…

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YYG Charlottetown Airport Receives Health Accreditation from Airports Council International

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Charlottetown, PE – Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, YYG Charlottetown Airport has been committed to doing everything possible to protect the health and safety of our employees, tenants, guests, and passengers. These efforts have recently been recognized by Airports Council International (ACI) and YYG is now accredited in its Airport Accreditation program. “Our…

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Flair adds Kitchener-Waterloo to YYG Route Network

Charlottetown, PE – One week after announcing a new flight to Ottawa, Ontario, Flair Airlines has announced a 3rd route for Prince Edward Island with the addition of non-stop service to Kitchener-Waterloo. Starting June 9th, Flair will offer twice weekly flights to the Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF), every Thursday and Sunday. During the…

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Flair Airlines Expands in PEI with Non-Stop Service Between Charlottetown and Ottawa

  Charlottetown, PE – Starting July 6th, Flair Airlines will be providing non-stop service between YYG Charlottetown Airport and the Ottawa International Airport. The new Ottawa flights will complement Flair’s existing service to Toronto from Charlottetown that started in August 2021. Ottawa flights will be offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. “Flair’s announcement today is…

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Swoop Announces Two Additional Routes for Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown, PE – Today, as part of their 2022 summer schedule release, Swoop revealed that two additional routes will take off from YYG Charlottetown Airport this year. Starting in early May, Swoop will be offering non-stop service between Charlottetown and two Ontario airports – Toronto Pearson Airport and John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport. This…

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YYG Charlottetown Airport Announces 2021 Passenger Numbers

Charlottetown, PE – YYG Charlottetown Airport released 2021 passenger numbers today. For the full year, 111,160 passengers travelled through the airport in 2021. These numbers represent only 29% of the record-breaking numbers seen in 2019, where 383,183 passenger movements were recorded. “Although we were certainly pleased to see air travel start to recover in the…

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Swoop Announces New Summer Service Between Edmonton and PEI

  Charlottetown, PE – Today, Swoop announced it will be launching new non-stop service from Edmonton International Airport (YEG) to Charlottetown. The twice-weekly seasonal service will connect the Alberta capital to PEI with non-stop service for the first time ever, starting in June 2022. “We are very pleased to see Swoop announce this new service…

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