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CanJet heats up New Brunswick with new Florida non-stop flights

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HALIFAX - CanJet, Canada's low-fare airline, is pleased to announce it will be offering New Brunswick residents new weekly non-stop service between Moncton and Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida, beginning Thursday, February 9, 2006 and concluding Thursday, May 4, 2006.

Doug Newson, the airline's Director of Sales & Marketing, said, "The people of New Brunswick have been lobbying CanJet to offer Florida flights and I am pleased to announce the introduction of our new non-stop Boeing 737 service to the Sunshine State with fares to Sarasota-Bradenton starting as low as $199 one-way. Our flights will depart Moncton each Thursday at 12:50 p.m. non-stop to Sarasota-Bradenton arriving at 3:50 p.m. The return non-stop service from Sarasota-Bradenton to Moncton will depart at 7:00 a.m. and arrive at 11:40 a.m."

Mr. Newson went on to say CanJet will also offer New Brunswick residents additional Florida service options via Toronto this coming winter and that schedule details will be announced within the next several days. Rob Robichaud, Airport Authority Managing Director, President and CEO, stated, "The Greater Moncton International Airport Authority (GMIAA) Board of Directors and management are very pleased with the addition of this new CanJet seasonal non-stop service to Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida. In the past, New Brunswick residents have enjoyed successful direct service from Greater Moncton to Florida and we are delighted to have developed this new partnership with CanJet to make this option available to travellers using our facility."

Fredrick J. Piccolo, Sarasota Bradenton International Airport President, Chief Executive Officer, said, "Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport welcomes CanJet's Atlantic Canadian guests to Florida's Gulf Coast. The Sarasota-Bradenton area has long been a popular destination for our Canadian friends in the Maritimes and this new CanJet service will provide an extremely convenient access to all area resorts as well as to the theme parks of Orlando."

CanJet Airlines is a division of IMP Group Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia, which was recently selected as one of Canada's Top 50 Best Managed Companies for the second year running and is one of Canada's largest aviation and aerospace companies. The airline division provides low-fare, scheduled service to fifteen (15) markets in Canada and the United States with Boeing 737 aircraft. Customers can book on-line at www.canjet.com; through CanJet's Reservations Sales Centre at 1-800-809-7777; or through their preferred travel agency.

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