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Air Canada Completes Inauguration of 25 New Non-Stop International, Transborder and Domestic Routes This Summer
  • Five regional services launch today: Montreal to Windsor and London ON; Edmonton to Kelowna and Victoria; Calgary to Comox

MONTREAL, July 2, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today inaugurates five new non-stop regional services from Montreal to Windsor, Montreal to London ON, Edmonton to Kelowna, Edmonton and Victoria, Calgary and Comox, completing the successful launch of 25 new year-round and seasonal routes this summer.

"We are very pleased to launch our newest domestic regional services today to offer customers more choice and convenience when travelling. The 25 international, transborder and domestic routes that we have strategically added this summer broaden and deepen our already expansive global network by adding new destinations and city pairings, and are consistent with company growth plans," said Benjamin Smith, President, Airlines and Chief Operating Officer at Air Canada.

The 25 new routes were inaugurated between May 1 and July 2, 2018 and include a combination of Air Canada mainline, Air Canada Rouge and Air Canada Express services:

 

Departure City

Destination

Service

Toronto

Buenos Aires

Mainline

Toronto

Shannon*

Mainline

Toronto

Zagreb*

Rouge

Toronto

Porto*

Rouge

Toronto

Bucharest*

Rouge

Toronto

Omaha

Express

Toronto

Providence*

Express

Toronto

Nanaimo*

Rouge

Toronto

Kamloops*

Rouge

Montreal

Tokyo Narita

Mainline

Montreal

Dublin*

Mainline

Montreal

Bucharest*

Rouge

Montreal

Lisbon*

Rouge

Montreal

Baltimore

Express

Montreal

Pittsburgh

Express

Montreal

Victoria*

Rouge

Montreal

Windsor

Express

Montreal

London, ON

Express

Vancouver

Zurich*

Mainline

Vancouver

Paris*

Mainline

Vancouver

Sacramento

Express

Edmonton

San Francisco

Express

Edmonton

Kelowna

Express

Edmonton

Victoria*

Express

Calgary

Comox*

Express

*Indicates summer seasonal route


 

Flights are timed to connect conveniently with Air Canada's global network at major hubs, provide for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption, Star Alliance reciprocal benefits, and for eligible customers, priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounge access where available, priority boarding and other benefits.

About Air Canada
Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 220 airports on six continents.  Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2017 served more than 48 million customers.  Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 59 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.  Air Canada was also named the 2018 Eco-Airline of the Year by the respected airline industry publication Air Transport World in its 44th Annual Airline Industry Achievement Awards for its commitment to emissions reductions through supporting the development of alternative fuels, its numerous green programs and partnerships, and being the first airline worldwide to voluntarily join the World Bank's IMF Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition. For more information, please visit: www.aircanada.com/media, follow @AirCanada on Twitter and join Air Canada on Facebook.

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SOURCE Air Canada

For further information: Isabelle Arthur (Montréal), 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