Starting next summer, American Airlines is to
increase flights to Canada, adding a service from its hub at
Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Calgary
International Airport (YYC) and Vancouver International Airport
The daily service to Vancouver is scheduled to begin 4 May
2018, while the Calgary service is set to take off on 7 June 2018.
The airline will also increase frequencies from
the U.S. East Coast to Eastern Canada and extend seasonal service
to popular Canadian destinations.
“We began service to Canada
over 75 years ago, making it our longest-served international
destination,” said Vasu Raja, American’s vice president, Network &
Schedule Planning. “The country is filled with important
businesses and exciting leisure destinations so it’s only natural
that we are adding more flights and providing better schedules to
explore all that the country has to offer.”
Increased service to
Western Canada in 2018
Edmonton: American has added an
additional winter trip between Phoenix Sky Harbor International
Airport (PHX) and Edmonton International Airport (YEG), increasing
to two daily flights between 15 December 2017 and 2 April 2018.
Increased service to
Eastern Canada in 2018
15 February 2018, American is adding an additional trip between New
York LaGuardia (LGA) and Toronto Pearson International Airport
(YYZ) and starting 4 May 2018, American is adding an additional
trip from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to YYZ.
LGA to YYZ is increasing from four to five trips (year-round) and upgauging two frequencies to a dual-cabin Embraer E175. DCA to YYZ
is increasing from two to three trips (year-round).
flying from YYZ will have access to a new, contemporary premium
experience in Terminal 3 with the recently re-opened and
redesigned 2,500-square-foot Admirals Club lounge.
4 May 2018, American is adding an additional frequency between
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Ottawa International
Airport (YOW). This route will now be operated three times daily,
Quebec City: Service between PHL and Quebec City
Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) has been extended through
3 November 2018.
With the addition of this new service, American
will offer up to 69 daily flights from seven Canadian cities to
U.S. hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Angeles,
Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, D.C.
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