KITCHENER, ONTARIOCanadian low-fare carrier Flair Airlines announced the expansion of its base at Region of Waterloo International Airport. A total of three aircraft will be based at the airport.

With the placement of an additional aircraft, the airline will launch new services between Charlottetown and Saint John, both beginning in June. Charlottetown will be flown two times per week on Thursdays and Sundays, while St. John will be flown three times per week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

“Kitchener-Waterloo is an incredibly important part of the Flair network and we’re excited to expand our base here,” said Stephen Jones, President, and CEO, Flair Airlines.

“Strengthening our ties with Region of Waterloo International Airport will allow us to serve more destinations from the airport in the future, as well as create new jobs for the region. As the airport completes extensive renovations, we feel that it is the perfect time to reaffirm our commitment to the region and grow with the airport,” Jones added.

Flair first established a base in Region of Waterloo International Airport with two aircraft. The carrier currently maintains bases in Vancouver, Edmonton, Ottawa, Toronto, and Kitchener-Waterloo. The addition of the third aircraft will make Region of Waterloo International Airport one of Flair’s largest bases.

From Kitchener-Waterloo, Flair flies to Calgary, Cancun, Edmonton, Fort Lauderdale, Halifax, Kelowna, Orlando-Sanford, Vancouver, and Winnipeg. Service to Deer Lake, Newfoundland begins in June.

Service to Charlottetown Airport begins on June 9, with service to Saint John beginning on June 8.

Flair Airline's fleet comprises 12 aircraft, including three Boeing 737-800 and nine Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets. The operator has 18 737 MAX 8 jets on order with Boeing waiting to be delivered.