Low-fare airline adds Saskatoon to Edmonton route

Flair Airlines is adding a direct flight to Edmonton from Saskatoon.

Direct flight costs as little as $79

Flair Airlines is adding flights for Saskatoon passengers. (Darren Bernhardt/CBC)

Flair Airlines, a low-fare airline, is adding a flight for Saskatoon passengers. 

Flair will now fly direct to Edmonton, with fares starting at $79 dollars, according to a release from the company. Flights on sale now will start operating June 15.

"Every time we enter a market, Canadians benefit significantly as airfare drops almost immediately by more than 20% on the routes we serve," stated Jim Scott, CEO, Flair Airlines.

Flights from Saskatoon to Vancouver, Victoria, Prince George, Abbotsford and Kelowna are also on the schedule, with each flight making a stop in Edmonton.