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Air Canada to Launch Daily non-stop Montreal-London, Ontario and Montreal-Windsor, Ontario flights

MONTREAL, April 25, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced it will begin new domestic regional non-stop flights on July 2, 2018.  The only year-round service between Montreal-London and Montreal-Windsor will provide services that meets the needs of both local and connecting passengers. Flights are timed to offer convenient connections to/from Atlantic Canada including Saint John, Fredericton, Moncton Halifax and St. John's; to Europe including Brussels, Rome, Geneva, Barcelona, Lisbon, Paris, Lyon, Frankfurt, as well as Casablanca, Morocco.

Flights are now available for purchase along with introductory promotional fares at aircanada.com, via the Air Canada app and through travel agents.

"We are pleased to expand Air Canada's domestic network from Montreal into the growing Southern Ontario markets of Windsor and London by offering new non-stop daily flights to Montreal as we continue to strategically expand our already extensive domestic network," said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada. "With the continued growth in the Southern Ontario market, we see the opportunity to add new non-stop services and provide additional convenient travel options to cities across Atlantic Canada as well several European destinations."

"The addition of flights to London and Windsor strengthens Montreal's position as an international hub by facilitating the movement of travelers from this region to destinations in Europe or Asia. The strategy being deployed by our proud partner, Air Canada, is a win-win at all levels. Not only is it contributing to the phenomenal growth of passenger traffic at Montréal-Trudeau, it is also enabling us to further develop our air service and increase the frequency of interesting flights for our passengers and the community," said Philippe Rainville, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aéroports de Montréal."

Daily Montreal-Windsor, Ontario flights will be operated by Air Canada Express Jazz 50-seat Bombardier CRJ jets. The schedule for the flights is:

 

Flight #

Depart

Time

Arrive

Time

AC8183

Montreal

08:50

Windsor, ON

10:39

AC8184

Windsor, ON

11:10

Montreal

12:55

 

Daily Montreal-London, Ontario flights will be operated by Air Canada Express Jazz 78-seat Bombardier Q-400 aircraft. The schedule for the flights is:

 

Flight #

Depart

Time

Arrive

Time

AC8665

Montreal

13:50

London, ON

15:37

AC8664

London, ON

15:20

Montreal

16:49

 

All flights are timed to connect conveniently with Air Canada's global schedule in Montreal, provide for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption, Star Alliance reciprocal benefits, and for eligible customers, priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounge access at mainline Canadian airports including Edmonton and Calgary, priority boarding and other benefits.

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, 60 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 1,317 airports in 193 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