8/28/2008: Canada’s Zoom Airlines Ceases Operations

DALLAS – Today in Aviation, Ottowa-based Canadian low-cost, long-haul carrier Zoom Airlines (Z4) ceased operations in 2008.

Zoom was founded by Scottish brothers John and Hugh Boyle in May 2002. The airline launched operations with an Airbus A320 leased from Monarch Airlines (ZB) and a single Boeing 767-300ER.

Zoom Airlines Boeing 767-306 ER at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Photo:

Trans-Atlantic Operations

Initially, flights covered leisure destinations such as Barbados, Fort Lauderdale, and Jamaica. Transatlantic services to the UK and Europe included London Gatwick (LGW), Glasgow, Manchester, Cardiff, and Belfast, as well as Paris and Rome.

Additional Boeing 767s were read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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