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Air Canada launches first of its 25 new nonstop routes of Summer 2018

Air Canada launches first of its 25 new nonstop routes of Summer 2018

Air Canada today inaugurates non-stop service between Toronto and Omaha, the first of 25 new year-round and seasonal routes the carrier is launching this summer. The new nonstop routes are consistent with company growth plans and will extend Air Canada’s network with new destinations and city pairings in Canada, the U.S. and internationally to give customers greater choice and convenience when they travel.

“Air Canada is well established as a leading global carrier now serving 222 destinations on six continents. These route additions broaden and deepen our already expansive network by adding new destinations and city pairings. In recent years, Air Canada has been profitably adding capacity and building its network so that today we now operate 430 routes, providing customers more choice and travel options aboard the Best Airline in North America, as rated by the respected Skytrax global survey,” said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada.

The 25 new routes will launch between May 1 and July 2, 2018 and include international services such as Vancouver to Paris and Zurich, Toronto to Buenos Aries and Shannon, and Montreal to Tokyo-Narita and Bucharest. The routes include a combination of Air Canada mainline, Air Canada Rouge and Air Canada Express services. Flights are timed to connect conveniently with Air Canada’s global network at major hubs, provide for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption, Star Alliance reciprocal benefits, and for eligible customers, priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounge access where available, priority boarding and other benefits.

Departure City Destination Start Date* Service

Toronto Omaha 01MAY18 Express
Toronto Buenos Aires 02MAY18 Mainline
Toronto Providence 17MAY18* Express
Toronto Shannon 01JUN18* Mainline
Toronto Zagreb 02JUN18* Rouge
Toronto Porto 08JUN18* Rouge
Toronto Bucharest 09JUN18* Rouge
Toronto Kamloops 21JUN18* Rouge
Toronto Nanaimo 22JUN18* Rouge
Montréal Baltimore 17MAY18 Express
Montréal Pittsburgh 17MAY18 Express
Montréal Tokyo Narita 01JUN18 Mainline
Montréal Dublin 02JUN18* Mainline
Montréal Bucharest 07JUN18* Rouge
Montréal Lisbon 15JUN18* Rouge
Montréal Victoria 22JUN18* Rouge
Montréal Windsor 02JUL18 Express
Montréal London, ON 02JUL18 Express
Vancouver Sacramento 17MAY18 Express
Vancouver Zurich 07JUN18* Mainline
Vancouver Paris 08JUN18* Mainline
Edmonton San Francisco 01MAY18 Express
Edmonton Kelowna 02JUL18 Express
Edmonton Victoria 02JUL18* Express
Calgary Comox 02JUL18* Express

*Indicates summer seasonal route