NewLeaf Travel Company boasts no-frills air travel at a lower cost to passengers

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KELOWNA - The NewLeaf Travel Company tooks flight for the first time today, July 25, from the Kelowna International Airport (YLW).

NewLeaf aims to operate under a unique low-cost model and deliver savings to passengers.

“Our partnership with YLW and the new city pairings offers Canadians an opportunity to explore a beautiful region in the country - affordably. This is a step in the right direction for Canadian air travellers,” said Jim Young, NewLeaf Travel Company President and CEO in a release.
The airline offers only one class of seating, “economy slim line” in a dense seating layout on a Boeing 737 aircraft. Passengers can choose to purchase add-ons like priority boarding, on-board drinks, snacks, carry on and checked baggage, according to a release.

“We keep it simple. Our costs are completely unbundled – there are no free snacks and no free drinks. Your fare gets you the two essentials: a seat and a seatbelt. The rest is up to you,” posted on the NewLeaf website.

NewLeaf offers flights from Kelowna to Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Regina and same plane service to Hamilton.

Passengers can make reservations on NewLeaf Travel Company’s website.

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