Air Canada has launched daily non-stop seasonal
flights between St. John's and London Heathrow. Air Canada will
operate the only daily non-stop flights between Newfoundland and
Labrador and London Heathrow until 26 September 2010.
Forget Vice-President, Network Planning, Air Canada, said, "With this
improved schedule, we believe our customers in Newfoundland and
Labrador will value this direct link to the U.K., as the fastest
and most efficient way of making connections to several European
capitals such as Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen, Vienna, Moscow, as
well as Dubai. We hope the support for this route will enable us
to operate it again next year and even extend it year-round. Air
Canada is proud to serve Newfoundland and Labrador with safe and
reliable air transportation since 1942, and we need the support of
the community to ensure the success of this service as well as
look ahead for new opportunities."
Air Canada flight AC822 leaves
St. John's at 21:50, arriving in London at 06:25, and flight AC823
will leave London at 12:35 arriving back in St. John's at 14:35.
At London Heathrow Air Canada offers
connections to points throughout Europe with its Star Alliance
partners: SAS Scandinavian Airlines to Stockholm, Copenhagen, and
Oslo; bmi British Midland to Glasgow, Dublin, Aberdeen and
Manchester; and Austrian Airlines to Vienna. In St. John's Air
Canada's flights are timed to offer convenient connections to and
from Deer Lake, Halifax, Montréal and Toronto.
will operate the route using newly refurbished 120-seat Airbus
A319 aircraft in a two-cabin configuration offering a choice of
Executive Class and Economy service. The A319 jets feature Air
Canada's personal entertainment system with 8.9-inch wide digital
in-seat monitors and touch-screen controls offering hours of audio
and video on demand programming at every seat. Other features
include in-seat power within reach of every customer.
Canada's new St. John's-London Heathrow service will complement
the carrier's daily non-stop flights to London Heathrow from
Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal and
Halifax. In 2010 the carrier will offer up to 84 flights each week
from Canada to London Heathrow.
With the launch of Air
Canada's St. John's-London Heathrow service, Air Canada and Air
Canada Jazz offer over 150 scheduled flights each week to 12
destinations across Canada to and from St. John's, including
non-stop service to Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal and London Heathrow,
as well as same plane service to Calgary, Vancouver, Fort McMurray
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