Several smaller local and regional airlines provide scheduled flights between Thunder Bay and dozens of communities throughout Northern, Northwestern Ontario and Manitoba
Passengers flying to or from Thunder Bay have a lot of choices when it comes to airlines / schedules and fares. With over 70 scheduled flights / dozens of charter and mede vac flights / plus a host of corporate, private and training flights arriving and departing each day to destinations across the region the Thunder Bay Airport has earned the spot as the third busiest airport in Ontario.
Air Canada, WestJet and Porter Airlines provide a total of a dozen flights a day from Toronto to Thunder Bay with an equal number of return flights. Competition to win you business between the three airlines has resulted in great service and low fares.
Both Air Canada and West Jet operate flights between Thunder Bay and Toronto Pearson Airport. This is convenient for passengers with business in the Mississauga area or taking ground transportation to communities west of Toronto such as the Kitchener Waterloo area/ Hamilton / London etc.
If you have business downtown Toronto or just want to take in the many exciting attractions the city has to offer like the CN Tower or a Blue Jays baseball game or Maple Leafs hockey game - then you might find that a flight with Porter Airlines is more convenient for you. Porter airlines operates out of the city's downtown island airport called Billy Bishop Airport.
Once you land at the Billy Bishop Airport and collect your baggage, it takes just 6 minutes to travel the pedestrial tunnel that connects the island and the mainland. A series of escalators and moving walkways makes the trip quick and convenient. Once outside the passenger terminal on the mainland you have your choice of taking a FREE shuttle bus to the downtown core or a taxi to any destination throughout the GTA. Rental Cars are also available at Billy Bishop Airport.
If you are flying to or from the west - you can book flights with Air Canada, West Jet or Bearskin Airlines between Winnipeg and Thunder Bay. WestJet has service from Calgary, Regina and Winnipeg and Air Canada offers connecting flights with all major cities to the west from Winnipeg.
Several smaller commuter airlines provide daily flights between Thunder Bay and dozens of smaller more remote communities across Ontario and into Manitoba. The two largest commuter airlines are Bearskin Airlines and Wasaya Airways. Other carriers include Nakina Airways and North Star Air which provide a smaller choice of scheduled flights.
Even with all these schedules airline flights available out of Thunder Bay, it is possible that nothing meets your travel needs. That's no problem as there are a few professional air charter services available at the Thunder bay airport ready to fly you where ever you need to go - and on your schedule. The charter airlines based in Thunder Bay are Thunder Airlines / Air Bravo / North Star Air / Bearskin Airlines and Wasaya. If you are looking for helicopter charter service Wisk Air is available with a wide selection in helicopter aircraft to meet your needs.
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