Air Canada has confirmed that it will launch a
year-round mainline service to Amsterdam from Toronto in June
Additions to the summer network also include new
Air Canada rouge seasonal service from Montreal to Venice and
between Vancouver and Osaka.
"Air Canada will continue its international
expansion drive next summer, led by the addition of Amsterdam to
its mainline global network. Apart from being a popular tourist
destination, Amsterdam is also a key business market with
longstanding links to Canada. Air Canada is the only Canadian
carrier to offer the route year-round and it will complement our
existing service to Brussels, giving customers easier access to
the Benelux region," said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger
Airlines, at Air Canada. "In addition to Amsterdam, for summer
2015 Air Canada will launch new double-daily, non-stop Air Canada
service to Paris from both Toronto and Montreal, and new Air
Canada rouge service between Vancouver and Osaka and between
Montreal and Venice. It will also offer increased weekly Air
Canada rouge frequencies to such popular destinations as Barcelona
Highlights of the 2015 summer schedule
- Year-round Air Canada service between
Toronto-Pearson and Amsterdam operated with a 211-seat, Boeing
767-300ER aircraft with 24 International Business Class pods,
featuring fully lie-flat seats. Flights begin 4 June 2015 and
will be operated up to six times weekly.
Double-daily Air Canada service from both Toronto and
Montreal-Trudeau to Paris-Charles de Gaulle, the additional
flights will be offered from June to September and be operated
using Boeing 767-300ER aircraft with 24 International Business
Class pods featuring fully lie-flat seats.
non-stop Air Canada services from Toronto to Rio de Janeiro and
from Toronto to Panama City introduced for winter 2014-15 will
continue to operate during the summer of 2015.
- New Air
Canada rouge twice weekly service between Montreal and Venice
beginning 14 May 2015, and, subject to government approval, up to
five flights per week between Vancouver and Osaka-Kansai beginning
1 May 2015.
- Air Canada rouge service from Toronto to
Athens and Barcelona will increase to daily from five times a week
in summer 2014, and service from Toronto to Venice increases to
four times from three weekly. From Montreal, Air Canada rouge
service to Athens will double to four times weekly and service to
Barcelona will increase to three-times weekly from twice weekly in summer 2014. Overall, Air Canada rouge service to Athens,
Barcelona, Lisbon, Manchester and Nice will operate a longer
season during the summer of 2015 over summer 2014.
Air Canada rouge will begin operating year-round service between
Toronto and Lima, Peru beginning 2 May 2015, subject to government approval, following the transfer of the route from Air
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