Hall D at the Edmonton EXPO Centre has been officially named The Flair Airlines Hangar at the Edmonton EXPO Centre.
According to the press release, the newly named arena will proudly welcome sports, music, live performances, and community events. It will also be home to the Canadian Elite Basketball League’s (CEBL) Edmonton Stingers, who will play home games there starting in May 2023.
The arena itself is in its final stages of a multi-million-dollar upgrade, including new seats to increase comfort for spectators.
“We are proud to call YEG home and as an Edmonton-based company, we are thrilled to showcase our commitment to the community and invest in a cherished space that brings people together,” said Stephen Jones, chief executive officer, Flair Airlines. “The Flair Airlines Hangar at the Edmonton EXPO Centre reflects the diversity of Canada. From high school graduations to world-class performances, it will host tens of thousands of Canadians all gathering to celebrate who and what they love.”
Traci Bednard president and CEO, Explore Edmonton added: “Naming Flair Airlines Hangar at Edmonton Expo Centre will connect Flair Airlines and the thousands of people a year attending concerts and games across a variety of sectors. Flair Airlines Hangar is also home to our own Edmonton Stingers basketball team and coming up this weekend we will host Farmfair International and Canada Basketball’s World Cup qualifying games– two great events to introduce fans to the newly named Flair Airlines Hangar.”