Air Canada reveals schedule to popular vacation destinations

Air Canada announced the strategic expansion of its winter sun network, with routes from Canada to South America and the West Indies.

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Air Canada announced the strategic expansion of its winter sun network that includes four new routes from Toronto and Montreal to Monterrey* and Los Cabos* in Mexico and, La Romana and Fort-de-France in the Caribbean. The airline is also deploying a substantial increase in capacity from its Vancouver hub to sought after sun destinations such as MexicoMiamiPhoenixLas Vegas and San Diego, and additional flights from coast to coast to popular winter vacation destinations in FloridaMexico and the Caribbean.

“We are seeing strong, ongoing interest for winter leisure travel, and as the leading carrier from Canada to popular sun destinations with up to 683 weekly flights planned this winter, we are thrilled to add exciting new services from Toronto and Montreal to the Caribbean and Mexico and significant increases from our Vancouver hub in response to pent up demand. With the most flights to choose from coast to coast this winter to popular leisure sun destinations and convenient travel package options through Air Canada Vacations, customers can begin booking their vacation to their preferred destination now,” said Mark Galardo, Executive Vice President, Revenue and Network Planning at Air Canada.

“Air Canada continues implementing its global network strategy and has extended several European routes to year-round including Toulouse, Barcelona, Edinburgh, Lisbon, Rome, Madrid, and Copenhagen. We have optimised our schedule to conveniently connect Europe to popular leisure destinations in Florida and Mexico, enabling customers from Spain, France, Italy, the UK and Denmark to enjoy one-stop travel to sought-after North American vacation destinations this winter. We look forward to welcoming our customers onboard,” concluded Mr. Galardo.

Air Canada’s winter sun schedule anticipates an 11% capacity increase from 2022 and plans to operate 8% more than its 2019 pre-pandemic sun schedule. Key highlights include up to 20 routes from across Canada to Florida, increased flights from across Canada to Cancun, Montreal to Palm BeachToronto to Fort Myers, and from Vancouver to MiamiCancunLos CabosPuerto VallartaLas Vegas and Phoenix.

New route details:

Toronto – Monterrey, Mexico (year-round)*

Air Canada becomes the only Canadian airline to offer flights between Canada and Monterrey, Mexico’s third largest metropolis that is home to business headquarters and commercial interests as well as historical culture, art and architectural attractions. Flights have been timed for convenient connections between Monterrey and Europe through Air Canada’s Toronto global hub.

Flight

From

To

Days of
Week

Departure
Time

Arrival
Time

Flight
Begins

AC1359

Toronto (YYZ)

Monterrey (MTY)

Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun

18:00

21:35

Oct. 29

AC1358

Monterrey (MTY)

Toronto (YYZ)

Mon, Tue, Thur, Sat

10:05

14:55

Oct. 30

Toronto-Fort-de-FranceMartinique (seasonal)

Air Canada is the leading carrier between Canada and the French Caribbean, featuring new flights from its Toronto hub this winter complementing its year-round flights from Montreal. With seven weekly flights from Canada to Martinique this winter peak, Air Canada has also optimised connections to and from its Toronto and Montreal hubs, bringing more people to discover Martinique.

Flight

From

To

Days of
Week

Departure
Time

Arrival
Time

Flight
Begins

AC950

Toronto(YYZ)

Fort-de-France (FDF)

Sat

08:15

14:20

Dec. 16

AC951

Fort-de-France (FDF)

Toronto (YYZ)

Sat

15:25

20:05

Dec. 16

Montreal– Los Cabos, Mexico (seasonal)*

New flights from Montreal complements services from Toronto and Vancouver to this popular Mexican leisure destination.

Flight

From

To

Days of
Week

Departure
Time

Arrival
Time

Flight
Begins

AC975

Montreal (YUL)

Los Cabos (SJD)

Fri

08:00

12:40

Dec. 1

AC974

Los Cabos (SJD)

Montreal (YUL)

Fri

13:40

21:05

Dec. 1

Montreal-La Romana (seasonal)

Flight

From

To

Days of
Week

Departure
Time

Arrival
Time

Flight
Begins

AC1756

Montreal (YUL)

La Romana (LRM)

Sun

09:10

15:10

Dec. 17

AC1757

La Romana (LRM)

Montreal (YUL)

Sun

16:10

20:05

Dec. 17

Increased capacity from Vancouver year-over-year is as follows:

Route

Increase from 2022

Vancouver-Las Vegas

14 weekly flights (up from seven)

Vancouver-Phoenix

14 weekly flights (up from seven)

Vancouver-Puerto Vallarta

Seven weekly flights (up from three)

Vancouver-Cancun

Seven weekly flights (up from four)

Vancouver-Miami

Six weekly flights (up from three)

Vancouver-Los Cabos

Five weekly flights (up from three)

Vancouver-San Diego

+110% capacity increase with larger aircraft

Increased capacity from across Canada on key routes year-over-year are as follows:

Route

Increase from 2022

Halifax-Cancun

Three weekly flights (up from two)

Montreal-Cancun

14 weekly flights (up from 11)

Montreal-Barbados

Four weekly flights (up from three)

Montreal-Fort-de-France

Six weekly flights (up from four)

Montreal-Miami

14 weekly flights (up from 11)

Montreal-Orlando

+45% capacity increase with larger aircraft

Montreal-Palm Beach

Four weekly flights (up from two)

Montreal-Pointe-a-Pitre

Six weekly flights (up from five)

Montreal- Puerto Plata

One weekly flight (resumption)

Montreal-Turks and Caicos

+30% capacity increase with larger aircraft

Quebec City-Cancun

Four weekly flights (up from three)

Ottawa-Cancun

Three weekly flights (up from two)

Ottawa-Punta Cana

Four weekly flights (up from two)

Toronto-Antigua

+60% capacity increase with larger aircraft

Toronto-Bermuda

Three weekly flights (up from two)

Toronto-Cancun

21 weekly flights (up from 11)

Toronto-Cayo Coco

+56% capacity increase with larger aircraft

Toronto-Curacao

+52% capacity increase with larger aircraft

Toronto-Fort Myers

21 weekly flights (up from 14)

Toronto-Grenada

Four weekly flights (up from two)

Toronto-Huatulco

+62% capacity increase with larger aircraft

Toronto-Port of Spain

Four weekly flights (resumption)

Toronto-Punta Cana

14 weekly flights (up from 10)

Toronto- Saint Vincent

Four weekly flights (up from two)

Toronto-Saint Lucia

Seven weekly flights (up from six)

Toronto-Saint Kitts and Nevis

+35% capacity increase with larger aircraft

Toronto-Sint Maarten

Two weekly flights (up from one)

Toronto-Turks and Caicos

+22% capacity increase with larger aircraft

Edmonton-Cancun

Three weekly flights (up from two)

*subject to final government approval