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Air Transat adds 16th wide-body jet to its fleet - Vacationers will be able to choose from among 30 direct European destinations this summer

Montreal, April 10, 2007

Air Transat, Canada's leading holiday travel airline, is increasing the size of its fleet to 16 wide-body jets, with the addition of a new Airbus A310-300. The airline - together with its sister company, tour operator Transat Holidays and its European partners - will be offering an unequalled choice of 55 direct city-pair routes between Canada and Europe this summer, to a total of 30 destinations.

The new A310 - Air Transat's 12th - has, like the others, 259 leather seats: 20 in Club class and 239 in Economy class. This latest addition to the fleet has also resulted in the hiring of 15 pilots and 120 flight attendants, bringing the total number of Air Transat pilots to 275 and flight attendants to 1,100. Air Transat also operates four Airbus A330s with 362 or 363 seats.

For the summer of 2007, Transat Holidays and Air Transat will together be serving 30 European cities, including the following new holiday destinations: Barcelona, Malaga and Vienna. Transat Holidays, for its part, offers travellers an extensive range of tours - escorted and independent - vehicle rental and accommodation through its partnerships with more than 600 hotels in 10 European countries. Finally, Transat Holidays and Nolitours, another Transat tour operator, in cooperation with Air Transat and other airlines, are offering a broad selection of sun destinations this summer season.

For information on destinations served by Air Transat and on other services provided by the carrier, including seat selection and the Air Transat Kids Club program, visit The best way to learn more about holiday packages available through Transat Holidays and Nolitours is to visit a travel agent.

About Air Transat
Air Transat is Canada's leading holiday travel airline. It carries some 2.5 million passengers annually to nearly 60 destinations in 25 countries. Air Transat has a fleet of 16 Airbus A330s and A310s. The company employs approximately 2,000 people. Air Transat is a subsidiary of Transat A.T. Inc., an integrated international tour operator with more than 60 destination countries and that distributes products in over 50 countries.

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