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Vacation is calling… in Canada, for travellers from Alberta
Air Transat offers travellers from Alberta direct flights to Toronto and Vancouver this summer
Montreal, March 8, 2017 – Air Transat invites travellers from Alberta to discover more of Canada this summer thanks to its direct flights to Toronto and Vancouver. From May to October, from Calgary, the airline will offer four flights a week to Toronto and four flights a week to Vancouver.
“Canada is becoming an increasingly popular holiday destination, and we are pleased to offer flights that will allow travellers to explore more of it,” says Annick Guérard, President and General Manager of Transat Tours Canada. “In addition to travelling with the company named Best North American Leisure Airline by Skytrax, Air Transat’s clients will also benefit from our inflight entertainment system and will have the option to upgrade to Option Plus or Club Class.”
Most flights will be aboard a Boeing 737. Air Transat will operate its flights between Calgary and Vancouver on its Airbus A330 aircraft. The flight schedule will be as follows:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday (two flights)
Monday (two flights), Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (two flights)
27 transatlantic destinations available to Canadians this summer
Air Transat’s summer 2017 transatlantic flight program offers 27 destinations, now available to a greater number of travellers thanks to its enriched connecting flight service. The airline also recently unveiled a new destination, Tel Aviv in Israel.
From Calgary, Air Transat will be operating direct flights to London and Amsterdam this summer. Thanks to its connecting flight program, the carrier will further increase access to its wide range of transatlantic destinations – one of the most diversified on the market – by offering clients more choice and flexibility when planning their holidays.
New! Eleven new destinations in eight countries will be available to travellers from Calgary:
- Rome, Venice and Lamezia (Italy)
- Lisbon and Porto (Portugal)
- Athens (Greece)
- Barcelona (Spain)
- Birmingham (England)
- Dublin (Ireland)
- Glasgow (Scotland)
- Zagreb (Croatia)
Improved! Also from Calgary, Air Transat will be increasing the frequency of four of its flights:
- London and Manchester (England)
- Paris (France)
- Amsterdam (Netherlands)
To learn more about Air Transat’s flight program, visit www.airtransat.com.
About Air Transat
Air Transat is Canada’s number one holiday travel airline in the Canadian and transatlantic markets. It also offers domestic and feeder flights out of five Canadian airports. Every year, it carries some three million passengers to approximately 60 destinations in 26 countries. Based in Montreal, the company employs more than 2,500 people and operates a fleet of Boeing narrow-body and Airbus wide-body jets. In 2016, Air Transat was named Best North American Leisure Airline for the fifth consecutive year by Skytrax. In recent years, the carrier has earned multiple distinctions for its efforts to reduce its environmental footprint. Since 2011, it has consistently been ranked number one in North America for energy efficiency, and in the Top 20 worldwide, by the Atmosfair Airline Index. Air Transat is a business unit of Transat A.T. Inc., a leading integrated international tourism company active in air transportation, accommodation, travel packaging and distribution. Transat was awarded Travelife Partner status in 2016 in recognition of its commitment to sustainable development. The vacation travel companion par excellence, Transat celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2017.
For further information: Caroline Gagnon, Public Relations and Marketing Advisor, Transat Tours Canada - 514-987-1616, ext. 4662