AC Launches Daily Non-Stop YUL-YXU, YUL-YQG Flights
Bruce Parkinson, Open Jaw
Air Canada has announced it will begin new domestic regional non-stop flights between Montreal-London and Montreal-Windsor on 2JUL.
The only year-round service between YUL and these two cities will “provide services that meet the needs of both local and connecting passengers,” said the airline in a statement.
The flights are timed to offer convenient connections to/from Atlantic Canada, including Saint John, Fredericton, Moncton Halifax and St. John's; and to Europe, including Brussels, Rome, Geneva, Barcelona, Lisbon, Paris, Lyon, Frankfurt and Casablanca.
"We are pleased to expand Air Canada's domestic network from Montreal into the growing Southern Ontario markets of Windsor and London by offering new non-stop daily flights to Montreal as we continue to strategically expand our already extensive domestic network," said Benjamin Smith, president, passenger airlines. "With the continued growth in the Southern Ontario market, we see the opportunity to add new non-stop services and provide additional convenient travel options to cities across Atlantic Canada as well several European destinations."
Daily Montreal-Windsor flights will be operated by Air Canada Express Jazz 50-seat Bombardier CRJ jets. It will depart YUL at 08:50, arriving in YQG at 10:39. The return flight will depart at 11:10 and arrive back in YUL at 12:55.
Daily Montreal-London flights will be operated by Air Canada Express Jazz 78-seat Bombardier Q-400 aircraft. It will depart YUL at 13:50, arriving in YXU at 15:37, with the return flight departing at 15:20 and arriving in YUL at 16:49.
The flights are now available for purchase and feature introductory promotional fares.
Bruce Parkinson Editor-in-Chief
An observer and analyst of the Canadian and international travel industries for over 25 years, Bruce uses the pre-dawn hours to prepare a daily news and information package to keep industry members up to date.