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Air Canada to launch Summer Flights to Athens and Barcelona

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Air Canada is to operate non-stop seasonal flights between Montréal-Athens and Montréal-Barcelona as well as Toronto-Athens and Toronto-Barcelona  between June 3 and October 18, 2010.

The flights will be operated using 244-seat Boeing 767-300ER aircraft providing best-value all-economy service for leisure travellers, with the option of enhanced seating comfort and legroom in the forward cabin.

Ben Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, said "Both Barcelona and Athens are important ports of call for cruise lines, and also provide convenient connections for flights to other popular destinations throughout Greece and Spain. With these additions to our 2010 summer schedule, we are continuing to strategically deploy capacity to meet seasonal demand."

Athens

Air Canada's non-stop flights to Athens will be timed to offer travellers convenient connections to the carrier's extensive North America network via its Montréal and Toronto hubs to and from: Ottawa, Québec City, Halifax, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston and New York.

 In Athens, connecting flights will be available with its future Star Alliance partner Aegean Airlines to/from Thessaloniki and several Greek Islands including Mykonos, Heraklion and Rhodes.

Flights will be operated six days a week (subject to government approval) three times a week from Montréal and three times a week from Toronto.

Barcelona

Air Canada's non-stop flights to Barcelona will be timed to offer travellers convenient connections to the carrier's extensive North America network via its Montréal and Toronto hubs to and from: Ottawa, Québec City, Halifax, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston and New York.

 In Barcelona, connecting flights will be available with its Star Alliance partner Spanair to/from Palma de Mallorca, Ibiza, Alicante, Malaga and Sevilla.

Flights will be operated six days a week (subject to government approval) three times a week from Montréal and three times a week from Toronto.

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