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More regional flights
PROVINCIAL AIRLINES TO SERVE QUEBEC CITY (YQB)
Québec, May 31, 2013 – 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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