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Lynx Air Takes Off on Its First Flight from Toronto to LA

Lynx Air, the ultra-affordable airline in Canada, has launched its inaugural flight from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this week. This marks a significant milestone in the airline’s expansion plans for its Toronto network.

Having taken flight for the first time in 2022, Lynx Air aims to inspire more Canadians to explore air travel by providing a remarkable flying experience at an incredibly reasonable price point.

Lynx Air launches flights from Toronto Pearson to Los Angeles.

First US Flights for Lynx Air

The launch of this new route signifies Lynx Air’s foray into the US market, with further expansion planned for the autumn and winter seasons. In addition to its existing flights between Toronto and Orlando, Lynx Air will soon offer connections to Phoenix, Fort Myers, and Tampa Bay from Toronto. Tickets for these destinations are already available for purchase. With the projected increase in capacity, Lynx Air will provide more than 22,000 weekly seats across its North American network to and from Toronto by December 2023. This represents a remarkable 260 percent growth compared to the previous year.

New Pilot and Cabin Crew Base in Toronto

To support this expansion, Lynx Air has recently established a dedicated pilot and cabin crew base in Toronto, creating 101 new jobs in the region. The airline is committed to delivering exceptional service and fostering travel opportunities for Canadians.

“Toronto is our fastest growing hub because it has historically been underserved by low-cost carriers and that means airfares have been too high for too long,” said Merren McArthur, CEO of Lynx Air. “Lynx Air aims to change that. We are proud to be the only low-cost carrier offering services between Toronto and the City of Angels. Whether you are travelling to do some star-spotting in Hollywood, or to soak up the sun on one of the iconic Southern California beaches, Lynx will ensure a great flying experience at an ultra-affordable price.”

Toronto Pearson and LAX Welcome New Lynx Air Flights

“We are pleased to see Lynx add LAX to their roster of destinations served from Toronto Pearson. This new service will undoubtedly provide passengers with another greater option to fly to sunny California,” said Janik Reigate, Director of Strategic Customer Relationships at Greater Toronto Airports Authority.

“We are thrilled to have Lynx Air expand its service at LAX with the addition of the new route between LAX and Toronto, one of our most popular destinations in Canada,” said Justin Erbacci, Chief Executive Officer, Los Angeles World Airports. “This route not only strengthens the ties between our two cities but also reinforces our commitment to serving our passengers’ needs and offering an exceptional travel experience. We congratulate Lynx Air and look forward to the airline’s continued success.”

Launch Discount Fares

Fares for flights between Los Angeles and Toronto begin at $129*, one way, inclusive of taxes and fees. To mark the occasion of today’s inaugural flight, Lynx is offering a limited-time promotion with discounted base fares of up to 25 percent on all flights between Los Angeles and Toronto. This sale will be effective from August 24 and conclude at 11:59 PM EDT on August 25, 2023. To take advantage of this special offer, simply use the promo code “FLYUSA” when booking your flight. For comprehensive sale information and to book an affordable fare, please visit

Lynx’s US Schedule from Toronto

Effective DateFrequencyDeparture StationArrival Station
24-AUG-23MON-WED-THUR-FRI-SUNToronto Pearson (YYZ)Los Angeles International (LAX)
24-AUG-23MON-WED-THUR-FRI-SUNLos Angeles International (LAX)Toronto Pearson (YYZ)
12-OCT-23TUE-THUR-SATToronto Pearson (YYZ)Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX)
12-OCT-23TUE-THUR-SATPhoenix Sky Harbor (PHX)Toronto Pearson (YYZ)
10-NOV-23MON-THUR-FRI-SUNToronto Pearson (YYZ)Tampa Bay International (TPA)
10-NOV-23MON-THUR-FRI-SUNTampa Bay International (TPA)Toronto Pearson (YYZ)
3-DEC-23TUES-THUR-FRI-SATToronto Pearson (YYZ)Southwest Florida International (RSW)
3-DEC-23TUES-THUR-FRI-SATSouthwest Florida International (RSW)Toronto Pearson (YYZ)
Currently OperatingMON-WED-FRIToronto Pearson (YYZ)Orlando International (MCO)
Currently OperatingMON-WED-FRIOrlando International (MCO)Toronto Pearson (YYZ)
Please note that dates are subject to change. Visit the website for full schedule details.
Available for a limited time; fares are accurate at the time of release and include taxes and fees. Restrictions apply.

About Lynx Air

Lynx Air, the leading ultra-low-cost airline in Canada, is dedicated to providing affordable air travel options and delivering exceptional customer service. Recognized as the recipient of the prestigious “Youngest Fleet in North America” award by ch-aviation, Lynx takes pride in operating a fleet of state-of-the-art Boeing 737 aircraft. With their modern and efficient design, these planes enhance the customer experience and contribute to a more sustainable aviation industry. Lynx is reducing its carbon footprint with these aircraft, which boast a 20% improvement in fuel efficiency compared to previous models. A privately owned Canadian airline, Lynx is well-positioned with both financial resources and industry expertise. Lynx Air aims to revolutionize air travel in Canada.


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