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Canadian North Re-Introduces Direct Route Iqaluit – Kuujjuaq

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2022, Ottawa, ON – Canadian North has announced the re-opening of the direct service between Iqaluit, Kuujjuaq, and Montreal, with flights now available for booking at

Public Health Authorities have announced that most COVID-related flight restrictions for Nunavut and Nunavik will lift in the next few weeks, allowing Canadian North to be able to re-introduce an important flight route connecting these two regions of Inuit Nunangat. Starting on April 14, 2022, this route will run twice weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays, providing a great opportunity for long weekends or mid-week business trips.

“We are thrilled to re-introduce these flights that we have not been able to operate over the last two years due to COVID. Now that restrictions are easing throughout Canada and the North, re-introducing the Iqaluit to Kuujjuaq to Montreal flight route will allow easier travel to see family, and friends that we so desperately need. Thank you to our customers for their patience during this unprecedented time and we welcome you aboard once again.” Andrew Pope, Vice President, Customer & Commercial.


About Canadian North:

Canadian North is a 100% Inuit-owned airline that connects people and delivers essential goods throughout Canada’s North – safely, reliably and always with friendly and caring customer service. Canadian North Airlines services 25 communities within the Northwest Territories, Nunavik and Nunavut, as well as Ottawa, Montreal, Edmonton – and now Toronto – with a versatile fleet of Boeing 737 and ATR 42 aircraft. Canadian North is also the premier charter services provider for large resource sector clients requiring dependable, efficient and economical fly-in/fly-out air service and it operates flights across North America and beyond for sports teams, cruise lines, tour operators and many others. Canadian North is wholly-owned by Makivik Corporation and Inuvialuit Development Corporation.

For more information, please contact:

Kevin Kablutsiak

Senior Director, Marketing and Communications

Canadian North

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