Heading To Africa: AC rouge Adds CMN, 4 European Cities For 2016

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Air Canada’s international ambitions will take the carrier to 6 continents next summer, as the airline’s leisure subsidiary Air Canada rouge introduces Casablanca as the 1st African destination in its network.


With the addition of seasonal YUL/CMN flights, AC will join a group of only a dozen global airlines that fly to all 6 continents. In addition AC rouge will launch seasonal service from YYZ to 4 new European destinations: GLA, PRG, BUD and WAW.


Ben Smith, President Passenger Airlines, says the expansion solidifies the airline’s position among leading global carriers. "Our Montreal-Casablanca flight will also be the only service to North Africa by a North American carrier and our aim is to transform this new route into a year-round operation,” Smith said.


“Our new, non-stop Air Canada rouge routes to Budapest, Prague, Warsaw, and Glasgow from Toronto Pearson are equally important as we continue to build out our network from our global gateway hub with more international destinations. The European services will be complemented by our Star Alliance partners, giving customers an even wider choice of travel options," added Smith.


All the new services will be operated by Air Canada rouge 280-seat Boeing 767-300ER aircraft with premium and economy cabins.


Route Details:


Toronto-Prague: 3X weekly service begins 29MAY16 with flight AC1922. Departs Toronto at 16:55 on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, arriving in Prague at 7:20 the next day.  Return flight AC1923 departs Prague at 9:30 and arrives in Toronto 12:40 on Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Service ends for the season on 29SEP16.


Montreal-Casablanca: 4X weekly service begins 3JUN16 with flight AC1936. Departs Montreal at 21:40 on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, arriving in Casablanca at 10:00 the next day. Return flight AC1937 departs Casablanca at 11:55 and arrives in Montreal at 14:45 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Service ends for the season on 17OCT16.


Toronto-Budapest:  3X weekly service begins 10JUN16 with flight AC1910 y. Departs Toronto at 22:35 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, arriving in Budapest 13:35 the next day.  Return flight AC1911 departs Budapest at 15:05 and arrives in Toronto at 18:45 on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Service ends for the season on 15OCT16.


Toronto-Glasgow: 3X weekly service begins 13JUN16 with flight AC1938. Departs Toronto at 18:55 on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday, arriving in Glasgow at 6:40 the next day. Return flight AC1939 departs Glasgow at 8:25 and arrives in Toronto 10:50 on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Service ends for the season on 25SEP16.

-Warsaw: 3X weekly service begins 16JUN16 with flight AC1926. Departs Toronto at 18:30 on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, arriving in Warsaw at 9:30 the next day. Return flight AC1927 departs Warsaw at 11:00 and arrives Toronto 14:50 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Service ends for the season on 30SEP16

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