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2013
23
August
Direct Flights from Thunder Bay | the complete list

More and more travelers are getting fed up with the problems and headaches associated with connecting flights and stopovers. Below you will find a comprehensive list of everywhere you can fly to from Thunder Bay on a direct flight, along with the best methods for finding direct flights.

For the record, the correct terminology for a single flight between two cities that doesn't have any stopovers is actually supposed to be called a nonstop flight. And the technical definition of a direct flight is actually a flight that makes one stop along the way, but uses a single flight number.

In the real world though, I'd say 99% of travelers also use the term direct flight to refer to a flight that doesn't have a stopover along the way. So for the purposes of this article I'll use the terms direct and nonstop to both refer to the same thing, a flight that gets you from point A to point B without stopping .

How to find direct (nonstop) flights from Thunder Bay:

Method #1: Google Flights

- In the box under 'roundtrip', type in 'Thunder Bay' if it isn't set already
- Above the map, click on Stops and change it to 'Nonstop'

It should look something like this:

Google Flights map of everywhere with direct flights from Thunder Bay

What you want to look for are the BLUE dots. These are the destinations with direct flights available from Thunder Bay. Ignore the white dots. You may need to zoom in a bit to see some of the blue dots.

Method #2: OpenFlights.org

- Type in YQT in the search bar at the lower right section of the map, and select Thunder Bay (YQT), Canada when it pops up.
- Hit Search

This will also display a map of destinations with direct flights from Thunder Bay. Unlike Google Flights though, it doesn't retrieve prices, but has some other features you may find useful, such as figuring out where you can fly to directly from airports in foreign countries. (Google Flights doesn't yet display flight data from countries outside North America).

Between these two methods, you can get a pretty good idea of what destinations you can fly to directly from Thunder Bay. Neither one has perfect data though, and either can be missing destinations, especially with regards to charter flights.

For that reason, I've compiled what I believe to be the complete and accurate list of *all* destinations that have direct flights available from Thunder Bay. Note that some may be seasonal flights and only available at certain times of the year.

The complete list of destinations with direct (nonstop) flights from Thunder Bay

Updated: May 26, 2014

* = direct flights are seasonal (typically, the flights are available for winter travel)

Under 1 hour

YAG - Fort Frances, Ontario (Bearskin Airlines)
YXL - Sioux Lookout, Ontario (Bearskin Airlines, Wasaya Airways)

1-2 hours

ORD - Chicago, Illinois (United Airlines)
YAM - Sault Ste Marie, Ontario (Bearskin Airlines)
YTS - Timmins, Ontario (Bearskin Airlines)
YTZ - Toronto, Ontario (Porter Airlines)
YWG - Winnipeg, Manitoba (Air Canada, Bearskin Airlines, WestJet)
YYZ - Toronto, Ontario (Air Canada, WestJet)

4-5 hours

VRA - Varadero, Cuba (Sunwing*)

5-6 hours

POP - Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic (Air Transat*)
PUJ, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (Air Transat*)

If you spot any errors or missing destinations, please give me a shout, it's definitely appreciated.

Updates:

April 08, 2014 - Air Transat announces seasonal direct flights from Thunder Bay to Punta Cana.

May 26, 2014 - WestJet cancels their seasonal direct flights from Thunder Bay to Cancun.



2013
24
March
Thunder Bay to Punta Cana | How To Get All Inclusive Deals


Guides >> South & Warm >> Dominican Republic >> All Inclusive Vacations from Thunder Bay to Punta Cana

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2013
21
February
Thunder Bay to Atlanta | How To Get The Best Flight Deals


Guides >> United States >> Georgia >> Flights from Thunder Bay to Atlanta

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2013
1
February
Thunder Bay to Arizona | Getting The Best Deal On Flights


Guides >> North America >> United States >> Flights from Thunder Bay to Arizona

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2013
21
January
Getting The Best Flight Deal From Thunder Bay To Minneapolis


Guides >> North America >> Minnesota >> Flights from Thunder Bay to Minneapolis

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2012
4
September
Is it possible to get a good deal on a flight within Canada ?



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2010
5
December
[PROMO CODE] Westjet: 10% off flights (to any city) if you book with Mastercard - [expires: December 26]

Found this on the MasterCard site:

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2010
1
December
[PROMO CODE] WestJet: 20% off routes that Porter flys, but with blackout dates - [expires: December 06]

Westjet's match of Porter's code, although WestJet decided to keep blackout dates around the holidays. And it expires a few days earlier.

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2010
25
November
WestJet announces 'Blue Tag Thursdays' - will they deliver?

WestJet has just announced that every Thursday @ 1 PM MST they are going to offer 'one great deal' for just a few hours only.

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2010
10
November
[PROMO CODE] WestJet: 10% off from anywhere to anywhere - [expires: November 10]

WestJet just put out this code to celebrate the re-design of their new site. It's only valid for one day, until midnight tonight.

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