Air Canada and Air Canada Vacations launch seasonal non-stop flights from Edmonton to Montego Bay, Jamaica
EDMONTON, Feb. 6 /CNW Telbec/ - The departure today of Air Canada flight AC 1864 marks the launch of new, non-stop, scheduled flights from Edmonton to Montego Bay, one the most popular sun destinations in Jamaica. This seasonal service will operate every Tuesday until April 17, 2007. "Air Canada's newest service to the warm sun and beaches of the Caribbean offers Edmonton-area residents direct access to the laid back, relaxed island life of Montego Bay. With its consistently good weather, wide choice of beach resorts and rich culture, Montego Bay is a great choice to escape the snow and cold," said Daniel Shurz, Vice President, Network Planning. "Today's flight departure marks the third new sun destination launched from Edmonton in conjunction with Air Canada Vacations this winter season, reflecting strong leisure travel demand from Northern Alberta." "We are pleased to introduce another great holiday option to the Caribbean for Edmonton travelers. Montego Bay is a natural choice. We've been sending Canadians there for over two decades, ever since the beginning of the all-inclusive concept. Today, we offer dozens of resorts in Montego Bay and surrounding areas, including seven ultra all-inclusive Sandals & Beaches resorts," said Louise Le Beau Air Canada Vacations' Vice President Payload and Planning. Air Canada flight AC 1864 departs Edmonton at 10:05, arriving in Montego Bay at 18:10. Air Canada flight AC 1865 departs Montego Bay at 19:25, arriving back in Edmonton at 00:15. All flights are operated using a 207-seat Boeing 767 aircraft, offering a choice of Executive Class or Economy service. Air Canada customers may purchase Air Canada Vacations' all-inclusive holiday packages directly through aircanadavacations.com or by contacting travel agents in Canada. Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline and the largest provider of scheduled services and charter air transportation in the Canadian market, the Canada-U.S. transborder market and in the international market to and from Canada. Canada's flag carrier is the 14th largest commercial airline in the world and together with its regional affiliate Jazz, Air Canada serves 31 million customers annually and provides direct passenger service to 157 destinations on five continents. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance providing the world's most comprehensive air transportation network. Air Canada Vacations is a leading holiday provider with over 25 years experience delivering best-value leisure and cruise packages as well as excursions and tours to more and more Canadians every year. Packages include a combination of roundtrip airfare aboard Air Canada, quality hotel accommodation, Aeroplan(R) Miles and more.
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