QUÉBEC, May 31, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The President and CEO of Aéroport de
Québec inc., Mr. Gaëtan Gagné, is pleased to announce that Provincial
Airlines will become, as of June 3rd, the 11th commercial airline to
operate from Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB).
Provincial Airlines is a major provider of scheduled flight services,
air charters, air cargo services and air ambulance. They serve 18
destinations throughout Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New
Brunswick and Québec.
Québec City will be added to the Montréal-Wabush route, by way of
Sept-Iles. On a weekly basis, passengers will have access to 8
additional flights : 4 between Québec and Montréal and 4 between Québec
and Sept-Îles/Wabush on a Dash 8-300 50-seat aircraft. « The arrival of
Provincial Airlines is excellent news since we will now increase our
offer to 3 important regions, Montréal, Sept-Îles and Wabush. We are
very pleased to welcome Provincial Airlines to YQB », added Mr. Gagné.
«We are delighted to expand into Québec City and thank the airport
management team for welcoming us », said Mr. Calvin Ash, Corporate
Director at Provincial Airlines.
« The addition of Québec City to our route network is a reflection of
our commitment to providing the essential transportation services
necessary to support the growing natural resources industry in Quebec
and Labrador," said Mr. Ash.
Tuesday to Friday
Arrival from Montréal at 7:15 A.M.
Departure for Sept-Îles/Wabush at 7:35 A.M.
Monday to Thursday
Arrival from Wabush/Sept-Îles at 1:00 P.M.
Departure for Montréal at 1:20 P.M.
Since November 1, 2000, Aéroport de Québec inc. has been responsible for
the management, operation, maintenance and development of Québec City
Jean Lesage International Airport. Approximately a dozen carriers offer
multiple connections to various destinations in North America, Central
America, the Caribbean, Mexico and Europe, over 50 direct flights a day
to major cities in Eastern Canada and the United States, such as
Montréal, Toronto, New York, Chicago, Detroit and Philadelphia and, in
winter, over 45 chartered flights a week to sun destinations as well as
Paris and Marseille in the summer.
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SOURCE: Aéroport de Québec
For further information:
Aéroport de Québec
Tel. : 418-640-2700 ext. 2625
Vice President, Corporate Development