Flair, Sunwing Airlines schedule new winter service to Miami market

Low-cost Canadian airlines Flair and Sunwing Airlines have announced they plan to enter the Miami market beginning this winter, the companies said.

Flair will launch service from Miami International Airport to Edmonton, Winnipeg and Toronto in December. Sunwing is scheduling a total of 10 weekly flights from and to Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto and Ottawa starting in November and December.

Edmonton, Quebec City, Ottawa and Winnipeg mark new routes for MIA, which will bring its total number of Canadian non-stop destinations to six.

Travelers arriving from Montreal and Toronto will pre-clear with US Customs and Border Protection in those destinations and arrive at MIA as domestic passengers. Flair and Sunwing will become MIA´s eighth and ninth and low-cost carriers, and will help serve more than 700,000 annual passengers between Miami and Canada.