Air Canada Expands its U.S. 2017 Schedule with Six New Routes to Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal (U.S. version)
New non-stop services include:
MONTREAL, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada announced today it will launch six new non-stop U.S. services to Canadabeginning Spring 2017. The new services include flights from San Antonio, Memphis and Savannah to Toronto, from Dallas-Fort Worthto Montreal, and from Denver to Vancouver. Existing winter-only service from Phoenix to Vancouver is expanded to now operate year-round.
"Air Canada is the leader in the Canada-U.S. transborder market and the foreign carrier flying the most to the U.S. Already, Canada is a top destination for American travelers so we are pleased to offer a greater choice of non-stop flights for the growing number of American visitors. And, along with providing convenient access to Canada's largest cities from major U.S. centers, these new services will also present customers attractive options to travel onward on our extensive domestic and international network by connecting easily through our major airport hubs," said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines, at Air Canada.
The new non-stop services will be operated by Air Canada Express starting in May 2017 and continue year-round, except for Toronto-Savannah, which will operate on a summer seasonal basis. All routes will be operated with regional jet aircraft with flights timed to conveniently connect with Air Canada's domestic and international schedule. All flights provide for Star Alliance reciprocal benefits, Aeroplan accumulation and redemption and, for eligible customers, priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounge access at our hubs, priority boarding and other benefits.
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Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 400 routes, serving 200 airports on six continents. Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2015 served more than 41 million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 57 in the United States and 90 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,330 airports in 192 countries. Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax. For more information, please visit: www.aircanada.com, follow @AirCanada on Twitter and join Air Canada on Facebook.
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