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Air Canada is expanding summer flights

SINGAPORE, April 22, 2024: In addition to new enhanced international routes to Singapore, Madrid, Stockholm, Osaka and Seoul, Air Canada’s international capacity for summer 2024 is growing by 30% to Asia Pacific and by 25% to key leisure destinations in South Europe compared to last summer.

On the other side of the Pacific, Air Canada continues to build its Vancouver hub as a gateway to the Pacific. The airline recently launched a year-round service to Singapore from Vancouver and will increase capacity to Hong Kong, Osaka and Seoul. On the East Coast, the airline is excited to launch seasonal service from Toronto to Osaka and increase capacity to Tokyo. At the same time, Air Canada will launch seasonal service to Seoul from Montreal, complementing Tokyo’s increased capacity.

Flight options in Europe and Asia increase this summer, along with a choice of 120 destinations in North America (CNW Group/Air Canada)

“We continue to see strong demand for southern European destinations and have increased capacity for countries such as Italy, Greece and especially Spain this summer,” said Air Canada Executive Vice President, Revenue and Network Planning Mark Galardo.

Air Canada is also focused on strategically expanding its Pacific hub in Vancouver. We are thrilled to have launched the service in Singapore earlier this month and expanded the service to Hong Kong and Japan.”

Within North America, Air Canada’s domestic and cross-border network will expand to 120 destinations this summer, with the addition of Tulum, Mexico, and Charleston, South Carolina.

Air Canada’s Atlantic schedule offers the most non-stop service between Canada and Europe of any airline. Air Canada is launching new direct routes from Montreal and Toronto to Stockholm and will increase frequencies to Rome and Athens. From Montreal, the airline will also launch year-round flights to Madrid, increase flights to Paris to three times a day during the summer peak, and restore flights to Lyon. From Toronto, the service will be extended to Copenhagen and started in Edinburgh and Brussels earlier this season.

In North America, new routes will be offered from Toronto and Montreal to Tulum, from Toronto to Charleston, and from Montreal to St. Louis, Austin and New Orleans. Within Canada, Ottawa-Calgary and Halifax-Vancouver flights will resume, and there will be frequency or capacity increases, including between Toronto and Saskatoon, Regina, Victoria, Sydney and Gander, as well as between Montreal and Regina, Saskatoon, Victoria, Edmonton, Moncton, Fredericton and Deer Lake.