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December 6, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, December 6, 2022, Ottawa, ON – Canadian North, Canada’s Arctic Airline, announced it will add daily nonstop Boeing 737 jet service between Yellowknife and Calgary.

The new jet route between Calgary and Yellowknife provides easier and faster access to Northern destinations out of Canadian North’s Yellowknife hub. The flights begin Tuesday, February 14, just in time for Valentine’s Day.  Canadian North will also increase its jet service between Edmonton and Yellowknife.

The new Calgary to Yellowknife 737 jet flights will operate daily, Monday through Sunday, on Canadian North’s Boeing 737 jet aircraft allowing travelers quick, comfortable and smooth jet service.  Passengers will be treated to  complimentary fresh, never frozen, hot inflight meals and beverage service, topped off with its signature warm cookie and specialty coffee service. Travelers can accrue and redeem Aeroplan™ or Aurora Rewards™ points on these and all other scheduled Canadian North  flights.

“We are strengthening our airline, providing more travel options to our core market in Canada’s North and High Arctic.  These new flights to our Western Arctic hub in Yellowknife deliver enhanced jet service to our passengers and cargo customers,” said Michael Rodyniuk, Canadian North’s President and CEO.  “This is all part of our Go-Forward Plan, strengthening our core market, our Northern Scheduled Service, delivering on our mission to Make life better in the communities we serve.”

Flights are available to book at

Route Frequency Start Date
Calgary to Yellowknife Daily February 14, 2023
Yellowknife to Calgary Daily February 14, 2023


Additional Quotes:

“As an Arctic airline, Canadian North continues to show its focus on making life better for Northern people and communities. This expansion of service will add seats, significantly enhance connections, and give our residents more access to vital services they need.” Mark Fleming, Vice Chairman of Canadian North’s Board of Directors.

The new route is now on sale for booking. Book your travel at or call your travel agent.


About Canadian North:

Canadian North is a 100% Inuit-owned airline connecting people and delivers essential goods throughout Canada’s North – safely, reliably 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 Calgary 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 owned by Makivvik Corporation and Inuvialuit Development Corporation.

For more information, please contact:

Annie Thomlinson
Manager, Communications
Canadian North

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