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Air Canada Expands Its Network With New Services To Europe, South America And Africa

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Air Canada has announced new non-stop services to begin next summer from Toronto and Montreal, including three new destinations in its global network – Bucharest, Zagreb and Porto – and a new route between Montreal and Lisbon.

In addition, the airline will enhance existing year-round service between Montreal and Casablanca by transferring the route to Air Canada mainline from Air Canada Rouge.

The Airline will also be starting non-stop service to Buenos Aires from Toronto, which is served through a one-stop service via Santiago. Air Canada will continue to service Santiagowith its non-stop service from Toronto. Its MontrealLima service will be extended to year-round.

“The announcement further solidifies Air Canada’s position as a leading global carrier. With these new services, Air Canada becomes the only North American airline flying to Romania and we are now offering the most weekly seats and frequencies from Canada to Portugal and Croatia,” said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada.

“Moreover, with our modernized fleet we are able to enhance our existing services, by deploying our Boeing 787 Dreamliner on a new non-stop route to Buenos Aires. Together, these new and enhanced services will provide customers greater comfort and choice, as well as the ability to conveniently connect onward through our extensive North American and International network.”

Air Canada has already announced several new non-stop international services beginning in June for Summer 2018. These include VancouverParis, VancouverZurich, TorontoShannon, MontrealTokyoNarita and MontrealDublin. As well, a new VancouverMelbourneservice beginning in December, 2017, originally planned as seasonal, will operate year-round effective June, 2018.

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