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Vacation is calling… in Canada for travellers from the province of Quebec

Air Transat offers travellers from the province of Quebec direct flights to Vancouver and Toronto, as well as direct flights between Montreal and Quebec City

Montreal, March 8, 2017 – Air Transat invites travellers from the province of Quebec to discover more of Canada this summer thanks to its direct flights to Vancouver and Toronto. From May to October, the airline will offer daily flights between Montreal and Toronto, three flights a week between Montreal and Vancouver, and five flights a week between Montreal and Quebec City.

“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 Montreal and Toronto on its Airbus A330 aircraft. The flight schedule will be as follows:

Flights

Departure days

Montreal-Vancouver

Monday, Thursday and Friday

Vancouver-Montréal

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Montreal-Toronto-Montreal

Every day

Montreal-Quebec City

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

Quebec City-Montreal

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

27 transatlantic destinations available 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 Montreal, Air Transat will be increasing the frequency of 15 of its flights. This summer, it will offer 27 destinations:   

  • New! Tel Aviv (Israel)
  • Paris, Lyon, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Nantes, Nice and Marseille (France)
  • Barcelona, Malaga and Madrid (Spain)
  • London, Manchester and Birmingham (England)
  • Rome, Venice and Lamezia (Italy)
  • Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Lisbon and Porto (Portugal)
  • Athens (Greece)
  • Dublin (Ireland)
  • Brussels (Belgium)
  • Amsterdam (Netherlands)
  • Prague (Czech Republic)
  • Zagreb (Croatia)
  • Basel‑Mulhouse (Switzerland)

From Quebec City, Air Transat will offer 16 destinations:

  • New! Barcelona (Spain)
  • New! Rome and Venice (Italy)
  • New! Porto (Portugal)
  • New! Bordeaux (France)
  • New! Brussels (Belgium)
  • Paris, Marseille, Nantes, Toulouse and Lyon (France)
  • Lisbon (Portugal)
  • London (England)
  • Malaga (Spain)
  • Prague (Czech Republic)
  • Dublin (Ireland)

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


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