Serving the capital city of the Newfoundland and Labrador province, St. John’s International Airport is well served by several Canadian airline companies. All flights arrive in the First Floor and all check-in desks are located on the Second Floor, where the departure gates are also located.
St. John’s International Airport serves as the headquarters for Provincial Airlines. This local airline specializes in regional service mostly within Newfoundland and Labrador. Deer Lake, Goose Bay, St. Anthony, and Stephenville are some of the destinations offered by Provincial Airlines.
Air Canada connects the city of St. John’s with major cities in other neighboring Canadian provinces. The Canadian flag carrier operates daily flights to Toronto Pearson International Airport, which is considered the busiest airport in the country. Offering flights to Ottawa McDonald Cartier International Airport, Air Canada connects St. John’s with Canada’s capital city.
Canada’s flag carrier also links St. Johns International Airport with Montreal-Trudeau International Airport in the largest city of the Quebec Province. Passengers in the capital city of Newfoundland and Labrador can also get to the neighboring province of Nova Scotia as Air Canada offers flights to Halifax Stanfield International Airport. Offering seasonal trips to London’s busiest airport, Canada’s national airline is the only company to operate transatlantic flights into Europe from St. John’s International Airport. The Air Canada Express regional service connects St. John’s with other destinations in Newfoundland and Labrador such as Deer Lake, Gander, and Goose Bay.
Another way to get from St. John’s International Airport to other major cities in Canada is to use WestJet. This airline offers low cost services to the main airports in Halifax and Toronto. On a seasonal basis, WestJet also takes customers to Calgary in the province of Alberta. Seasonal trips to Orlando, Florida by WestJet are part of the limited international service at St. John’s.
Only two other airlines offer scheduled flights all year long at St. John’s International Airport. Based in the French overseas territories of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Air Saint Pierre takes customers to its hometown. Porter Airlines operates flights only to Halifax.
United Airlines is the only company at St. John’s International Airport to offer scheduled flights all year long to the United States. This major U.S. company invites customers to Newark Liberty International Airport, one of the airline’s major domestic hubs. Although it is located in New Jersey, this airport is a major portal into the New York City Metropolitan Area.