Air Canada files for Toronto-Rio de Janeiro service

Air Canada (Montreal) has filed an application with the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC ) of Brazil to fly from Toronto (Pearson) to Rio de Janeiro (Galeão Airport) with three weekly frequencies according to Melhores Destinos. Air Canada has proposed to start the new route on December 12. This follows the recent announcement by TAM Airlines that it wants to fly to Toronto from Sao paulo.

Under the application, flight AC 98 will depart from Toronto at 1:55 a.m. (0155) and arrive in Rio de Janeiro at 12:25 (1225). Return flight AC 99 will depart from Galeão at 9:45 p.m. (2145) and arrive in Toronto at 8:45 a.m. (0845) the following day. AC proposes to start operations with Boeing 767-300 equipment.

Copyright Photo: Reinhard Zinabold/ Boeing 767-38E ER C-GBZR (msn 25404) approaches the runway at the Lester B. Pearson International Airport in Toronto.

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1 thought on “Air Canada files for Toronto-Rio de Janeiro service

  1. Angelo Gomes

    Air Canada’s Rio de Janeiro service:

    Flight Departs Arrives Day of week

    AC098 Toronto 22:55 Rio de Janeiro 12:25 +1 Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

    AC099 Rio de Janeiro 21:45 Toronto 5:45 + 1 Wednesday, Friday, Sunday

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