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Air Canada to Operate Two More Flights from Quito to Bring More Canadians Home
  • Additional flights to depart on March 29 and 31 from Ecuador
  • Travellers must contact Global Affairs Canada to book seats
  • Air Canada continues its repatriation efforts

MONTREAL, March 24, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada announced today that, in collaboration with the Government of Canada, it will operate two more special flights from Quito, for a total of three flights.

These flights are currently scheduled to be operated by Air Canada Rouge on March 29 and 31 from Quito to Toronto with a 282-seat wide-body aircraft. The flights are in addition to a special flight operating from Quito to Toronto on March 25.

Global Affairs Canada is coordinating local arrangements for Canadians wishing to return home on these special flights. Canadians abroad are strongly encouraged to register with Global Affairs Canada. For any emergency help you are encouraged to contact sos@international.gc.ca.

Since March 21, Air Canada has been operating special flights to repatriate Canadians from Morocco, Spain, Peru and Ecuador.

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