Flights to Halifax From Vancouver (YVR to YHZ)
The Halifax Stanfield International Airport is the 7th busiest airport in Canada. You can fly from Vancouver to Halifax with Canada's two major airlines; Air Canada and WestJet. Air Canada have the most flights to Halifax from Vancouver, and they are the only airline with direct flights to Halifax.
The YHZ airport is the headquarters for two Canadian Airlines, Jazz Air and CanJet. In 2010, the airport handled over 3.5 million passengers. It is the largest airport in the Maritimes and many people outside of Halifax use this airport as it is cheaper than flying into other smaller airports.
Air Canada Flights To Halifax From Vancouver
With the combination of Air Canada and their regional airline Air Canada Jazz (Air Canada Express), there are a large number of flights between the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Halifax International Airport (YHZ).
While Air Canada do not have any non-stop flights, they do have direct flights between YVR and YHZ. Flight # 184 is a direct flight with a stop in Calgary, but does not require a change of planes. The return flight from YHZ to YVR is flight #185. There is another direct flight from Halifax to Vancouver (Flight #109) that stops in Toronto (YYZ) and then continues on to Vancouver, BC.
Although these flights may be more convenient because they do not require a change of planes, they are often not the best airfare between the two cities.
For cheap airline tickets to Halifax, your best connection cities are Calgary and Toronto. These two cities are frequently on sale from Vancouver and there are a large number of daily flights.
Video of Air Canada Embraer 190 Landing at YHZ
There are no non-stop or direct WestJet Airlines flights from Vancouver to Halifax. However, WestJet have several connecting flights per day between the two cities. The two most popular connection cities are Calgary Alberta (YYC) and Toronto Ontario (YYZ). From Calgary or Toronto there are non stop flights to Halifax, Nova Scotia. WestJet also have a non-stop flight from Edmonton.
Other Airlines Flying to Halifax International Airport
In addition to Air Canada and WestJet, the following airlines operate out of YHZ:
- Air Georgian (for Air Canada Express)
- Jazz Aviation - Air Canada Express
- Air Saint-Pierre
- Air Transat
- American Eagle (regional airline - American Airlines)
- Condor Flugdienst
- Continental Connection - opertated by Colgan Air
- Continental Express - operated by ExpressJet
- Cubana de Aviacion
- Delta Connection - operated by Atlantic Southeast and Pinncale Airlines
- Porter Airlines
- Sunwing Airlines
- Thomas Cook
- United Express
- United Airways Express
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