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Air Canada inaugurates three new nonstop domestic routes

Air Canada rouge (Air Canada) Airbus A319-113 C-GBHZ (msn 813) FLL (Bruce Drum). Image: 104444.

Air Canada today inaugurated the first of three new, nonstop domestic services from BC communities with the departure of AC1976 from Kamloops to Toronto.

Tomorrow, Air Canada will inaugurate new nonstop seasonal services from Victoria to Montreal, and from Nanaimo to Toronto. These newest domestic long-haul services are operated onboard the airline’s leisure carrier Air Canada Rouge, which will be celebrating its fifth birthday on July 1.

These routes are part of Air Canada’s strategic expansion of 25 new routes being launched during the 2018 summer season.

Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319 aircraft offer high-speed wi-fi services, and a choice of two cabins.  All flights are timed to connect conveniently with Air Canada’s global schedule, and provide for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption, Star Alliance reciprocal benefits, and for eligible customers, priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounge access at mainline airports, priority boarding and other benefits.

 

Toronto-Kamloops
Begins June 21
until Oct. 8

Tuesday,
Thursday,
Saturday

AC1977 departs
Toronto at 9:40 a.m.

AC1976 departs
Kamloops at 12:10 p.m.

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

Toronto-Nanaimo
Begins June 22
until Oct. 9

Monday,
Wednesday,
Friday,
Sunday

AC1975 departs
Toronto at 9:30 a.m.

AC1974 departs
Nanaimo at 12:15 p.m.

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

Montreal-Victoria
Begins June 22
until Oct. 9

Tuesday,
Friday,
Sunday

AC1685 departs
Montreal at 7:30 a.m.

AC1684 departs
Victoria at 10:50 a.m.

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

Copyright Photo: Air Canada rouge (Air Canada) Airbus A319-113 C-GBHZ (msn 813) FLL (Bruce Drum). Image: 104444.

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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 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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Air Canada rouge to serve Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Air Canada rouge (Air Canada) Airbus A319-114 C-GBIJ (msn 829) YYZ (TMK Photography). Image: 930272.

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).

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Air Canada rouge to operate seasonal Vancouver – Dublin flights next summer

Air Canada rouge (Air Canada) Boeing 767-333 ER WL C-FMWV (msn 25586) YVR (Chris Sands). Image: 930167.

Air Canada (Montreal) has announced a further, strategic expansion of its Vancouver hub with the addition of the only nonstop flights to Dublin, Ireland next summer. This new seasonal route follows the recent announcement of several enhancements at the airline’s Vancouver hub for 2016, including new transborder services to Chicago, San Jose and San Diego, double daily flights to London Heathrow, and the only flights linking Canada to Brisbane, Australia. The Vancouver-Dublin flights will be operated three times weekly by Air Canada’s leisure airline, Air Canada rouge, with Boeing 767-300 ER aircraft beginning June 10, 2016.

This year to date, Air Canada has launched new international services from Montreal-Venice, Montreal-Mexico City, Toronto-Amsterdam, Toronto-Dubai, Toronto-Delhi and Vancouver-Osaka.

Next summer, Air Canada will be launching new international services from Montreal-Casablanca, Montreal-Lyon, Toronto-Prague, Toronto-Budapest, Toronto-Glasgow, Toronto-London Gatwick, Toronto-Warsaw, Toronto-Seoul, Vancouver-Brisbane and Vancouver-Dublin.

Copyright Photo: Chris Sands/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 767-333 ER C-FMWV (msn 25586) lands at Vancouver International Airport.

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Air Canada announces a major expansion to 12 U.S. destinations

Air Canada Airbus A319-112 C-GITR (msn 1577) LHR (SPA). Image: 929786.

Air Canada (Montreal) announced today new nonstop services between 12 U.S. cities and its four key Canadian hubs beginning next summer. The new transborder routes will introduce new destinations, such as Washington-Dulles-Toronto, Salt Lake City-Toronto and San Jose-Vancouver, while also creating new city-pair routings, such as Chicago-Vancouver, Houston-Montreal, Denver-Montreal and San Francisco-Calgary.

The new routes announced today will be operated by Air Canada mainline, Air Canada rouge and Air Canada Express aircraft. All routes will operate year-round except where indicated by (*).

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1 Flight operated by Air Canada Express; 2 Flight operated by Air Canada rouge.

Copyright Photo: SPA/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-112 C-GITR (msn 1577) departs from London Heathrow.

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