Air Inuit offering cheaper travel south for Inuit beneficiaries

 By Cedric Gallant  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Air Inuit says it will provide all Inuit beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement who are travelling south access to four discounted tickets on its scheduled flights. The price of the first three tickets is capped at $500 while the fourth ticket can be purchased at a 70 per cent discount, the airline announced in a news release. The offer is part of the Ilaujug program, which was created in partnership with Makivvik Corp. to make air travel more affordable for Inuit in Nunavik, according to the Air Inuit website. Ilaujuq certificates can be used only to travel directly to and from Nunavik and Montreal or Quebec City, but not between communities. The price cap is valid for both Air…

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