Abbotsford base to close. On March 1, ZIP will no longer fly to Abbotsford B.C., in order to concentrate on flying more profitable routes. Air Canada Jazz began flying to Abbotsford in the summer of 2001. ZIP took over Abbotsford flying last spring, utilizing Jazz agents at the airport. In the current low-yield environment, the B737 aircraft currently serving Abbotsford will be redeployed to more profitable routes. As the smaller Bombardier and Embraer jets enter the fleet, the company will look at returning to markets such as Abbotsford.
What do you think of Air Canada's latest Idea? also who big will this effect tourism in Abbotsford