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Take A Waltz From Toronto to Vienna With Air Canada's New Service To Austria's Capital
  • Year-round non-stop flights to Vienna with Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners
  • Star Alliance joint venture partner Austrian Airlines to begin Montreal-Vienna service in April 2019

TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada announced today the introduction of new year-round services between Toronto and Vienna starting April 29, 2019. The daily flights will operate with Air Canada's flagship aircraft, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner featuring Signature Class, Premium Economy and Economy cabins. During the winter season, from November until March, flights will operate five days a week. This service is offered in partnership with Star Alliance joint venture partner Austrian Airlines complementing their Montreal-Vienna flights also beginning in April 2019.

Vienna. (CNW Group/Air Canada)

Special introductory fares start as low as $998 round-trip, all in, and tickets are now available for purchase at aircanada.com or through travel agents.

"We are pleased to launch new non-stop flights from Toronto to Vienna onboard our state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner, further expanding Air Canada's reach in Europe. This new service will connect conveniently with our extensive North American network through our Toronto Pearson global hub as well as in Vienna with our Star Alliance partner Austrian Airlines destinations in central and eastern Europe and the Middle East. With Austria's high concentration of head offices and large number of conventions, our Toronto-Vienna flights offer business travellers a non-stop link to a key European market, while Austria's fabled history, culture, cafés and markets all available in one of the world's most livable cities will be of interest for leisure travelers. This new service, along with Austrian Airlines new Montreal-Vienna flights, demonstrates the commitment of our Atlantic joint venture to strengthen our customer offering," said Lucie Guillemette, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Air Canada.

In addition to flights being timed to connect conveniently with Air Canada's and Austrian Airlines' global network at Toronto and Vienna, flights also 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.

 

Flight 

From 

To 

Depart

Arrive 

Days of operation 

AC898

(OS 8248)

Toronto

Vienna

18:25

8:30 (+1 day)

Daily (5 days a week in winter)

AC899

(OS 8247)

Vienna

Toronto

10:40

13:30

Daily (5 days a week in winter)

 

Air Canada's Star Alliance and joint venture partner airline Austrian Airlines will also begin year-round non-stop service between Montreal and Vienna on April 29, 2019, onboard Boeing 767-300ER aircraft. These flights will operate daily in the summer and five times weekly during the winter season.

 

Flight 

From 

To 

Depart

Arrive 

Days of operation 

AC6212

(OS 74)

Montreal

Vienna

18:45

8:45 (+1 day)

Daily (5 days a week in winter)

AC6211

(OS 73)

Vienna

Montreal

10:30

13:35

Daily (5 days a week in winter)

 

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 2018 Best Airline in North America. For more information, please visit: aircanada.com/media, follow @AirCanada on Twitter and join Air Canada on Facebook.

                                                       

 

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; Internet: aircanada.com