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Air Canada to Launch Daily, Seasonal Calgary-Palm Springs and Edmonton-Las Vegas Flights Next Winter
  • More flights from Calgary to Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos
  • More flights from Vancouver to Palm Springs and Phoenix

MONTREAL, March 7, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced it will launch daily, seasonal flights between Calgary and Palm Springs, and between Edmonton and Las Vegas starting October 28, 2018.  All flights are now available for purchase via the Air Canada app, at aircanada.com and through travel agents.

"We are very pleased to offer additional convenient travel options to Albertans with non-stop flights from Calgary and Edmonton to Palm Springs and Las Vegas respectively this winter," said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada. "Concurrent with our fleet renewal, we are strategically adding these new routes and also increasing frequencies to other popular sun destinations to meet expected demand both locally, and from customers connecting off our international flights."

Air Canada is also increasing the frequency of its flights from Calgary to Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, Phoenix, and from Vancouver to Phoenix and Palm Springs.

The new Calgary to Palm Springs, and Edmonton to Las Vegas flights will be onboard Air Canada A320 and Air Canada Rouge A319 aircraft respectively, both offering premium and economy cabins. 

Flights are timed to connect conveniently with Air Canada's extensive domestic schedule, provides for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption, Star Alliance reciprocal benefits, and for eligible customers, priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounge access at Canadian airports, priority boarding and other benefits.

 

From

To

Frequency

Aircraft

Effective

Calgary

Palm Springs

New - Daily

Airbus A320

Oct 28/18 - Apr
30/19

Edmonton

Las Vegas

New - Daily

Air Canada
Rouge Airbus
A319

Oct 28/18 - Apr
30/19

Calgary

Puerto Vallarta

Mon, Tue, Thur,
Sat from weekly

Airbus A320

Nov. 3/18 –
Apr. 30/19

Calgary

Los Cabos

Wed, Fri, Sun
from weekly

Airbus A320

Oct. 28/18 –
Apr. 28/19

Calgary

Phoenix

Daily with larger
aircraft

Airbus A320

Oct. 28/18

Vancouver

Phoenix

Daily from 4
times weekly

Airbus A320

Oct. 28/18

Vancouver

Palm Springs

Daily from 3
times weekly

Airbus A320

Oct. 28/18

 

About Air Canada

Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents.  Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2017 served approximately 48 million customers.  Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 61 in the United States and 98 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 1,300 airports in 191 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, which also named Air Canada the 2017 Best Airline in North America.  For more information, please visit: www.aircanada.com/media, follow @AirCanada on Twitter and join Air Canada on Facebook.

 

SOURCE Air Canada

For further information: Isabelle Arthur (Montreal), Isabelle.arthur@aircanada.ca, 514 422-5788; Peter Fitzpatrick (Toronto), peter.fitzpatrick@aircanada.ca, 416 263-5576; Angela Mah (Vancouver), angela.mah@aircanada.ca, 604 270-5741; Internet: aircanada.com