Air Canada expands year-round service to Florida
Fort Myers flights increase choice and convenience for travel to U.S.A. MONTREAL, May 1 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada announced today it is expanding its service to Florida and giving customers more options for travel to the U.S. by adding a year-round, non-stop weekly flight between Toronto and Fort Myers starting June 16, 2007. "Air Canada is already the leading airline in the trans-border market, flying more often between Canada and the U.S. than any other carrier. We are further consolidating that position by adding a year-round, weekly service between Toronto and Fort Myers, Florida, a popular destination for Canadian travellers," said Daniel Shurz, Vice-President Network Planning. "With our new Embraer aircraft we are able to expand the number of transborder destinations we fly while offering our passengers unrivalled comfort and convenience, including personalized audio and video entertainment at every seat." Air Canada flight AC934 will depart Toronto each Saturday at 9 am and arrive in Fort Myers at 12:10 p.m. The aircraft will then return, leaving Fort Myers at 12:50 pm and arriving in Toronto at 3:55 pm. Flights will be operated using a 73-seat Embraer E175 which features both Executive and Economy class service and seatback personal entertainment systems at every seat. Air Canada and Air Canada Jazz operate more non-stop flights within Canada and to the United States than any other airline. Between Canada and the United States, the carriers operate more than 435 non-stop flights per day on 81 routes to and from 51 U.S. and seven Canadian destinations. Montreal-based Air Canada provides scheduled and charter air transportation for passengers and cargo to more than 150 destinations on five continents. Canada's flag carrier is the 14th largest commercial airline in the world and serves over 32 million customers annually with a fleet consisting of 335 aircraft. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, providing the world's most comprehensive air transportation network.
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For further information: Isabelle Arthur (Montréal), (514) 422-5788; Peter Fitzpatrick (Toronto), (416) 263-5576; Angela Mah (Vancouver), (604) 270-5741; Internet: aircanada.com