Fort McMurray International Airport (YMM) Partners with Edmonton International Airport (YEG) offering travellers a connection to San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Fort McMurray, AB – April 27, 2018 – The Fort McMurray International Airport (YMM) is partnering with Edmonton International Airport (YEG) to promote the new Air Canada daily non-stop, year-round service from Edmonton to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) starting on May 1, 2018. This means Wood Buffalo travellers can connect from Fort McMurray to San Francisco via Edmonton in only 5 hour and 15 minutes with a 6 hour and 10 minute return flight!

“We are pleased with the partnership between Fort McMurray International Airport and Edmonton International Airport. Our connectivity between the regions is exceptional with an average of 8 flights daily from Fort McMurray International Airport to Edmonton International Airport which will connect you to over 50 destinations.” said Myron Keehn, Vice President, Air Service & Commercial Development, Edmonton International Airport.

Both Fort McMurray International Airport (YMM) and Edmonton International Airport (YEG) will be at the Fort McMurray Tourism Spring Trade Show this weekend promoting the new service. Visitors to the booth can enter to win a trip for two to San Francisco and pick up a coupon code for 15% off flights from YMM to SFO via YEG.

“At Fort McMurray International Airport, we are always looking for ways to bring the world to Wood Buffalo and offer our community convenient connections to the places they want to visit and do business. This partnership is another way to bring services to our region and we are continuing to work hard to bring more.” said RJ Steenstra, President & CEO of the Fort McMurray Airport Authority.

The public is encouraged to stop by trade show booth number 69 this weekend and speak to the airport staff about the new connecting service.

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Fort McMurray Airport Authority is a community-based, non-share capital organization that owns and operates Fort McMurray International Airport (YMM). The Fort McMurray International Airport offers non-stop flights to four cities in Canada. The airport is a major economic driver for the region, with an economic output of over $354 million and supporting over 900 jobs. Please visit FlyYMM.com for more information.

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Joanne Meredith / Manager, Marketing, Communications & Experience
Fort McMurray Airport Authority
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