Category Archives: Air Canada rouge

Air Canada inaugurates Montreal-Lisbon, Portugal seasonal flights

Air Canada rouge Boeing 767-333 ER WL C-FMWQ (msn 25584) FLL (Bruce Drum). Image: 104621.

Air Canada on June 15 inaugurated new summer seasonal service from Montreal to Lisbon, Portugal. The three-times weekly Air Canada Rouge seasonal Lisbon service begins June 15, 2018 from Montréal, with the last operation from Lisbon on October 27. Flights are operated with Boeing 767-300ER aircraft featuring Premium Rouge and Economy Class service and are timed to optimize connectivity from across Air Canada’s network through Air Canada’s hub in Montreal.

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Start/End 2018

Days of Week

AC1960

Montreal 20:45

Lisbon 8:10 +1 day

June 15/Oct. 26

Wed., Fri., Sun.

AC1961

Lisbon 9:45

Montreal 12:10

June 16/Oct. 27

Mon., Thurs., Sat.

In 2018, Air Canada is launching ten new destinations from Montreal: London, Windsor, Victoria (Canada); TokyoNarita, (Japan); Phoenix, Pittsburgh and Baltimore (U.S.); Dublin (Ireland); Lisbon(Portugal) and Bucharest (Romania).

Air Canada, Air Canada Rouge and its regional airline partners flying under the Air Canada Express banner operate on average approximately 2,400 flights per week between Montreal and 97 destinations: 26 in Canada, including 9 in Quebec, 23 in the United States, 26 in the Caribbean, Central America and Mexico, 16 in Europe, one in China, two in North Africa, one in the Middle East, one in South America and starting in June 2018 one in Japan (Tokyo).

Copyright Photo: Air Canada rouge Boeing 767-333 ER WL C-FMWQ (msn 25584) FLL (Bruce Drum). Image: 104621.

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Air Canada inaugurates Montreal-Bucharest flights

Air Canada rouge (Air Canada) Boeing 767-375 ER C-GEOQ (msn 30112) LAS (Ken Petersen). Image: 942273.

Air Canada has issued this statement:

The arrival of Air Canada flight 1928 at Bucharest’s Henri Coandă International Airport marks the launch of twice weekly Air Canada Rouge seasonal service to Bucharest, Romania. Flights will be operated with Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-300ER aircraft featuring Premium Rouge and Economy class service and are timed to optimize connectivity from across Air Canada’s network through Air Canada’s Montreal hub.

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Start/End 2018

Days of Week

AC1928

Montreal 18:00

Bucharest 9:55 +1day

June 7/Oct. 4

Mon., Thurs.

AC1929

Bucharest 13:45

Montreal 16:20

June 8/Oct. 5

Tues., Fri.

In 2018, Air Canada is launching ten new destinations from Montreal: London, Windsor, Victoria (Canada); TokyoNarita, (Japan); Phoenix, Pittsburgh and Baltimore (U.S.); Dublin (Ireland); Lisbon (Portugal) and Bucharest (Romania).

Air Canada, Air Canada Rouge and its regional airline partners flying under the Air Canada Express banner operate on average approximately 2,400 flights per week between Montreal and 97 destinations: 26 in Canada, including 9 in Quebec, 23 in the United States, 26 in the Caribbean, Central America and Mexico, 16 in Europe, one in China, two in North Africa, one in the Middle East, one in South America and starting in June 2018 one in Japan (Tokyo).

Copyright Photo: Air Canada rouge (Air Canada) Boeing 767-375 ER C-GEOQ (msn 30112) LAS (Ken Petersen). Image: 942273.

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Air Canada to launch daily, seasonal Calgary-Palm Springs and Edmonton-Las Vegas flights

Air Canada rouge (Air Canada) Airbus A319-112 C-GSJB (msn 1673) YYZ (TMK Photography). Image: 913120.

Air Canada on March 7 announced it will launch daily, seasonal flights between Calgary and Palm Springs, and between Edmonton and Las Vegas starting on October 28, 2018.  connecting off our international flights.”

Air Canada is also increasing the frequency of its flights from Calgary to Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, Phoenix, and from Vancouver to Phoenix and Palm Springs.

The new Calgary to Palm Springs, and Edmonton to Las Vegas flights will be onboard Air Canada Airbus A320 and Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319 aircraft (above) respectively, both offering premium and economy cabins.

From

To

Frequency

Aircraft

Effective

Calgary

Palm Springs

New – Daily

Airbus A320

Oct 28/18 – Apr
30/19

Edmonton

Las Vegas

New – Daily

Air Canada
Rouge Airbus
A319

Oct 28/18 – Apr
30/19

Calgary

Puerto Vallarta

Mon, Tue, Thur,
Sat from weekly

Airbus A320

Nov. 3/18 –
Apr. 30/19

Calgary

Los Cabos

Wed, Fri, Sun
from weekly

Airbus A320

Oct. 28/18 –
Apr. 28/19

Calgary

Phoenix

Daily with larger
aircraft

Airbus A320

Oct. 28/18

Vancouver

Phoenix

Daily from 4
times weekly

Airbus A320

Oct. 28/18

Vancouver

Palm Springs

Daily from 3
times weekly

Airbus A320

Oct. 28/18

Copyright Photo: Air Canada rouge (Air Canada) Airbus A319-112 C-GSJB (msn 1673) YYZ (TMK Photography). Image: 913120.

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Air Canada rouge to expand to Quebec City

Air Canada rouge (Air Canada) Airbus A319-112 C-GSJB (msn 1673) YYZ (TMK Photography). Image: 913114.

Air Canada rouge is expanding it route map to Quebec City. According to Airline Route, rouge will start operating in Quebec City on July 1, 2018 and will take over the two Air Canada Express routes from YQB to both Montreal (Trudeau) and Toronto (Pearson).

Copyright Photo: Air Canada rouge (Air Canada) Airbus A319-112 C-GSJB (msn 1673) YYZ (TMK Photography). Image: 913114.

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Air Canada launches Montreal-Lima service; first year-round nonstop South American flights from Montreal

Air Canada rouge (Air Canada) Boeing 767-33A ER C-GHPE (msn 33423) YYZ (TMK Photography). Image: 937710.

The arrival of flight AC1942 at Lima’s Jorge Chávez International Airport on the morning of December 17, 2017 marked the successful launch Air Canada’s nonstop service between Montreal and Lima, Peru, Montreal’s first year-round link to the southern hemisphere. The twice weekly flights will be operated by Air Canada Rouge with 282-seat Boeing 767-300ER aircraft featuring Premium Rouge and Economy class service.

“Air Canada is continuing its global expansion with the launch of MontrealLima the first South American route from our Montreal hub that will offer business and leisure travelers as well as freight forwarders from Quebec and Atlantic Canada convenient access to Peru. This new route will complement our existing flights from Toronto, and strategically position Air Canada as an important player in the growing market between Montreal and Latin America. South America will be the third new continent Air Canada serves from Montreal in two years, after Africa (Casablanca and Algiers) and Asia (Shanghai.),” said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada. “This concludes an exceptional year of growth out of Montreal-Trudeau with the introduction of eight new destinations. Our global expansion will continue next year as we have already announced service to eight new destinations including TokyoNarita (Japan), Dublin(Ireland), Lisbon (Portugal) and Bucharest (Romania). Over the past five years Air Canada has increased capacity from Montreal by 83% and added 29 new destinations.”

 

This new route also leverages Montreal as a pivotal connection point for cargo. This new route will facilitate the flow of air freight between Lima and other key markets in Air Canada’s network, including Shanghai, Tokyo, Tel Aviv, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Brussels and other major trade points.  The schedule provides for one of the best transit times available.

 

Flight #

Depart

Time

Arrive

Time

Frequency

AC1942

Montreal

17:10

Lima

01:45 + 1

Tuesday/Saturday

AC1943

Lima

03:15

Montreal

11:30

Wednesday/Sunday

 

Air Canada at Montreal-Trudeau airport

In 2017 Air Canada started service to Shanghai (China), Marseille (France), Dallas/Ft. Worth (U.S.), Washington/Dulles (U.S.), Keflavik (Iceland), Tel-Aviv (Israel), Algiers (Algeria) and to Lima (Peru).

Air Canada’s has announced eight new destinations from Montreal for 2018: Victoria (British Columbia), TokyoNarita (Japan), Phoenix, Pittsburgh and Baltimore (U.S.), Dublin (Ireland), Lisbon (Portugal) and Bucharest (Romania).

With flights to 23 U.S. cities, the most of any airline, it has never been easier to connect in Montreal to Air Canada’s global network including Paris, Lyon, Geneva, Brussels and Casablanca. With the introduction of our new international services from Montreal to Europe, Asia and North Africa, international travelers are increasingly finding that connecting through Montreal on Air Canada is the most convenient way to fly to and from the U.S. on North America’s Best Airline as rated by Skytrax.

Copyright Photo: Air Canada rouge (Air Canada) Boeing 767-33A ER C-GHPE (msn 33423) YYZ (TMK Photography). Image: 937710.

Air Canada rouge to launch nonstop Montreal-Victoria flights for summer 2018

Air Canada rouge (Air Canada) Airbus A319-112 C-GSJB (msn 1673) YYZ (TMK Photography). Image: 913832.

Air Canada has announced nonstop, seasonal service between Montreal (Trudeau) and Victoria, B.C. starting in June 2018. The new domestic transcontinental route complements Air Canada’s U.S. transborder expansion announced Wednesday with new non-stop year-round MontrealBaltimore and MontrealPittsburgh routes beginning on June 22, 2018.

 

Montreal-Victoria

Begins June 22 until Oct. 9, 2018

Tuesday,
Friday,
Sunday

AC1685 departs
Montreal at 7:45 a.m.

AC1684 departs
Victoria at 11:05 a.m.

Air Canada Rouge 136-
seat A319, Premium and
Economy class

Montreal-Baltimore

Daily

May 17, 2018

Year-round

Air Canada Express 50-
seat CRJ

Montreal-Pittsburgh

Daily

May 17, 2018

Year-round

Air Canada Express 50-
seat CRJ

Air Canada’s has announced seven new destinations from Montreal for 2018: TokyoNarita (Japan), Phoenix, Pittsburgh and Baltimore (U.S.), Dublin (Ireland), Lisbon (Portugal) and Bucharest (Romania).

In 2017 Air Canada started service to Shanghai (China), Marseille (France), Dallas/Ft. Worth (U.S.), Washington/Dulles (U.S.), Keflavik (Iceland), Tel-Aviv (Israel), Algiers (Algeria) and in December to Lima (Peru).

Copyright Photo: Air Canada rouge (Air Canada) Airbus A319-112 C-GSJB (msn 1673) YYZ (TMK Photography). Image: 913832.

Air Canada rouge arrives in Prague from Toronto

Air Canada rouge arrives in Prague from Toronto

The arrival of flight AC1922 from Toronto – Pearson at Václav Havel Airport Prague on May 30, 2016 marks the beginning of Air Canada Rouge’s expansion into Central Europe this summer. The seasonal service, operating three-times a week, offers customers the only nonstop connection between Canada and the Czech Republic on a network carrier.

Flights will be operated with an Air Canada rouge Boeing 767-300 ER, featuring Premium Rouge and Economy cabins. Flights will depart Toronto on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday and return Thursday, Saturday and Monday from Prague , with the service operating until September 29, 2016 .

The new Toronto – Prague service is part of Air Canada’s ongoing international expansion.

For this summer, Air Canada has started new international services between Toronto – London – Gatwick , and will launch other services between Toronto – Budapest , Toronto – Warsaw , Toronto – Glasgow , Toronto – Seoul , Montreal – Casablanca , Montreal – Lyon , Vancouver – Brisbane and Vancouver – Dublin . Last year, Air Canada launched new international services between Toronto – Delhi , Toronto – Amsterdam , Toronto – Dubai , Montreal – Venice , Montreal – Mexico City and Vancouver – Osaka.

Copyright Photo: Air Canada rouge (Air Canada) Boeing 767-3Q8 ER C-FJZK (msn 29386) YYZ (TMK Photography). Image: 928680.

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