Friday, Air Canada launched non-stop seasonal summer services between Montreal and Rome.
flag carrier will operate daily non-stop flights linking Canada's second largest city, and its extensive Quebec and Atlantic Canada network, with
the Italian capital. Air Canada offers connecting flights via Rome to popular destinations in Italy operated by Air One, a Lufthansa partner airline.
"The reintroduction of non-stop Air Canada flights between Montreal and Rome is great news for Montrealers and consumers in eastern Canada
who will benefit from substantial time savings during the peak travel season to Italy,"
said Daniel Shurz, Vice President, Network Planning.
"This additional non-stop service to Europe from Montreal, complements our year-round Toronto-Rome non-stop flights. Rome is our fifth European destination with non-stop service from Montreal,
joining London, Paris, Frankfurt and Munich."
Air Canada's Montreal-Rome non-stop service will be operated using 207-seat Boeing 767-200 ER aircraft. With an eastbound flight time of eight
hours, travellers will save more than two hours off alternate routings via Toronto or Frankfurt.
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