Air Canada has launched new twice-daily, year-round service to four American cities.
“The launch today of twice-daily flights from Toronto to Memphis, Cincinnati, Syracuse and Portland, Maine, reinforces Air Canada’s position as the leading transborder carrier between Canada and the U.S. We offer the most flights per day to more destinations in the U.S. than any other international airline and the fastest elapsed travel times between the U.S. north-east and Asia,” said Ben Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. “It also underscores our commitment to drive the growth of our Toronto hub. We are leveraging our hub to make it a global transfer point for domestic, transborder and international travellers.”
Last month, Air Canada launched new service from Toronto to Orange County, CA, and on June 17th it will follow up with new service between Toronto and San Diego, CA, and Portland, Ore. In addition, Air Canada announced this month it will launch in November the only Montreal-Phoenix non-stop flights and will double to twice daily its Toronto-Phoenix service next winter. In addition, Air Canada is increasing by 51% its Toronto-California service this summer, including the introduction of Boeing 767-300 ER service on select flights between Toronto and Los Angeles.
Air Canada is also adding four new international destinations from Toronto this summer. The airline has announced it will begin flying to Athens, Barcelona, and Copenhagen, and offer same-plane, direct service to Brussels through Montreal. As well, in March it launched a new Calgary-Narita non-stop service.