Serving the largest city in the Province of Manitoba, Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport hosts major Canadian and U.S. airline companies.
Air Canada links the city of Winnipeg with some of the largest cities in Canada. Passengers can board the Canadian flag carrier fleet and head to Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver. Additionally, Air Canada offers convenient service between Manitoba’s capital and Canada’s capital Ottawa. By taking flights to Calgary and Edmonton, passengers in Winnipeg can get to the largest cities in the neighboring province of Alberta. Regina and Saskatoon are large cities in the province of Saskatchewan that are listed on the Air Canada service at Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport. The Canadian national airline uses the main terminal building at this airport.
At James Armstrong Richardson International Airport, WestJet operates a schedule that is very similar to Air Canada. The second largest airline in Canada offers year round flights to Edmonton, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver. Unlike Air Canada, WestJet actually offers year round trips to the United States. This major airline invites Winnipeg’s tourists to explore Las Vegas, the casino capital of the world. Speaking of tourist destinations, Canada’s second largest carrier offers seasonal flights to Cancun, Montego Bay, Orlando, and Puerto Vallarta.
Perimeter Aviation uses Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport as a base. This regional airline specializes in short distance flights within Manitoba. Berens River, Brandon, Lynn Lake, Thompson, and York Landing are small remote communities that are accessible via Perimeter Aviation. This local airline company uses its own facilities, the Perimeter Terminal, at Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport. All other airlines use the Main Terminal building in Manitoba’s capital city. The only exception is Kivalliq Air, a small Manitoba based company that has its own facility at Winnipeg’s airport.
Another regional airline that serves Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport is Calm Air. This company is based in Thomson, Manitoba and offers flights mostly within the province. Based in the province of Ontario, Bearskin Airlines is also a regional carrier that serves Winnipeg.
Air Transat offers special holiday packages at Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport. This Montreal based airline invites Canadian tourists to explore the Caribbean Sea and Gulf Coast on a seasonal basis. Cancun, Punta Cana, and Varadero are some of the popular resort destinations listed on the Air Transat schedule.
Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport is linked to major U.S. cities thanks to two major American companies. Delta Air Lines connects Winnipeg with Minneapolis while United Airlines links Manitoba’s capital with Chicago and Denver.