Canadian low-cost carrier Jetsgo
is planning to add three nonstop routes from Halifax,
Nova Scotia this spring.
The new routes will begin on 5 April with the introduction
of daily service to St John’s in Newfoundland.
A daily flight to Ottawa will
follow on 14 April, while Halifax-Montreal will be added to the carrier’s network
on 19 May.
Jetsgo will operate its Fokker 100s
on the new routes.
All three city pairs are currently served by Air Canada
and CanJet Airlines.
To Montreal, Air
dominates with up to four daily nonstop Airbus A310/A320 services, while
low-cost carrier CanJet Airlines operates two daily
Boeing 737 flights. In the Halifax-Ottawa market, the Canadian major operates
up to three daily A319 flights; the low-cost flies up to two daily 737 nonstop services.
serves St John’s up to four times a
day, with either A319s, A320s or Boeing 767-300
aircraft, and CanJet operates up to two daily 737
services on the city pair. Halifax-St John’s is also served by WestJet Airlines, which operates a four-weekly 737-700
Jetsgo says it will announce
further “schedule improvements” in the coming weeks.