Air Canada (Montreal) has announced that its leisure carrier subsidiary, Air Canada rouge™, is expanding in Eastern Canada by operating twice daily seasonal nonstop service between Toronto and Charlottetown beginning May 2, 2016. The new route will be flown with Airbus A319 aircraft.
In the summer of 2016, Air Canada rouge and Air Canada Express will operate up to 69 scheduled nonstop flights each week from Charlottetown to four destinations across Canada:
- Air Canada offers twice daily summer service to Toronto between May 2 and October 23, 2016 operated by Air Canada rouge with 136-seat Airbus A319 aircraft featuring premium and economy cabins.
- For winter 2016/17, service will return to three daily Air Canada Express flights with the 50-seat Bombardier CRJ jet aircraft operated by Air Georgian
- Up to three daily nonstop Air Canada Express flights to Montreal with a mix of 74-seat Bombardier Q400 Next Generation aircraft offering all-leather seating and 50-seat Bombardier CRJ aircraft operated by Jazz Aviation LP
- One daily nonstop flight to Ottawa with Air Canada Express 50-seat Bombardier CRJ jet aircraft operated by Jazz Aviation LP
- Four daily flights to Halifax using Air Canada Express 18-seat Beech 1900D aircraft operated by Exploits Valley Air Services, Ltd. (EVAS)
Copyright Photo: TMK Photography/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-114 C-GBIJ (msn 829) approaches the runway at Toronto (Pearson).