Air Canada has inaugurated its 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 non-stop 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,” according to a statement from the company.
"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,” said Benjamin Smith,
president, passenger airlines at Air Canada. “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.”
The 25 new routes will launch between 1MAY and 2JUL, 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.