ACV Increases Frequency From Major Gateways This Winter, Adds VRA From YOW

Anna Kroupina, Open Jaw

Air Canada Vacations has increased capacity to sun destinations as part of its winter 2019/20 lineup onboard Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge.

The lineup includes increased frequency for flights from YYZ, YOW, YUL and YHZ. Most notably, the operator is also increasing capacity from western Canada with 14 additional flights to Mexico. 

There is a new route being introduced from Ottawa to Varadero, Cuba, operating on Mondays starting 23DEC.

"Now your customers can access even more packaged vacations with expanded flight options from our top gateways across the country. We are particularly delighted to offer more flights to our valued partners in Western Canada," said Nino Montagnese, Managing Director at Air Canada Vacations. 

Additional Flights To The Sun

14 additional flights per week to Mexico, including:

  • 3 new flights from Vancouver to Cancun (now daily)
  • 2 new flights from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta
  • 3 additional flights from Vancouver to Los Cabos
  • 1 additional flight from Vancouver to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo
  • 4 additional flights from Calgary to Cancun (now daily as of 16DEC)
  • 1 additional flight from Winnipeg to Cancun (now twice on Saturdays)


6 additional flights per week including:

  • 1 additional flight from Toronto to each of Antigua, Cartagena, Curacao, Huatulco, and Saint Kitts
  • 1 additional flight from Ottawa to Cancun (now twice on Fridays)
  •  seasonal service from Ottawa to Cancun and Punta Cana as early as 1NOV, 2019



2 additional flights from Montreal to Puerto Vallarta (now operating every day of week except Tuesdays as of 18DEC)



2 additional flights per week including:

  • 1 additional flight from Halifax to Cancun
  • 1 additional flight to Punta Cana
  • ACV will offer service from Halifax to Cancun and Punta Cana as early as 21DEC, 2019.


Early Fall Program

New this year, 2 flights will start up earlier than previously, commencing in the Fall rather than at Christmas:

  • Ottawa to Cancun will commence 1NOV
  • Ottawa to Punta Cana will commence 2NOV


Air Canada Vacations continues to promote its Winter Early Bird sale until 30JUN, 2019, valid for travel departure dates between 1NOV, 2019 and 30APR, 2020 to select destinations in Mexico & the Caribbean, South and Central America.

Anna Kroupina

Anna Kroupina Journalist

Anna is OJ's newest member and she joins the team as a writer/reporter. She co-writes the daily news and covers events. Although she's new to the industry, pursuing a career path in travel/tourism has been a goal since her first family road trip to the Florida Keys sparked a desire to discover the world and this exhilarating, fast-paced industry.

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