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First Air adds second daily flight between Montreal and Kuujjuaq

First Air will enhance its presence in the North and add a second daily non-stop flight between Montreal and Kuujjuaq, Nunavik, QC on Mondays, starting June 13th, 2016. This additional flight will be operated by the airline’s Boeing B737-400 Combi.

May 4, 2016  By First Air

The new afternoon flight will depart Montreal at 15:15 hrs. and will arrive in Kuujjuaq at 17:35 hrs. The flight will then depart Kuujjuaq at 18:20 hrs. and will arrive in Montreal at 20:35 hrs.

“This additional frequency is a direct response to customer demand” said Dr. Brock Friesen, President & CEO at First Air. “By offering a second flight from Montreal on Mondays, we provide our travelers with more convenient connections and improved transfers with our partner airlines. In addition, customers will benefit from extra cargo capacity”.

First Air will also add a second daily rotation on the peak summer holiday travel days; June 17 and August 19.

Bert van der Stege, VP Commercial at First Air, said: “We are excited to look at growth opportunities again, now that we are in the final year of our 3 year transformation; investing in additional aircraft, modernizing our fleet and strengthening our future as Airline of the North”.



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