Air Canada has announced today that beginning December 5th, 2009, it will launch the only non-stop, seasonal service between Calgary and Hawaii. “We expect this new service to be particularly popular with Albertans looking to escape winter and enjoy the tropical Hawaiian islands,” said Marcel Forget, Vice President, Network Planning. “Air Canada’s new Calgary-Hawaii flights are also timed for convenient connections to and from Edmonton and other points in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Toronto and points across eastern Canada.”
Air Canada will operate the flights with Boeing 767-300ER aircraft and flghts are now available for purchase, with fares starting as low as $269 Cdn one way from Calgary to Honolulu, and $299 Cdn one way
from Calgary to Maui before taxes and other charges.
This winter, Air Canada will offer up to five weekly flights from Calgary to Hawaii, including up to two flights weekly to Honolulu and up to three flights a week to Maui. The Calgary-Hawaii non-stops will
complement the carrier’s 15 weekly flights during peak winter from Vancouver to Hawaii.
“With our immediate efforts at the Hawai’i Tourism Authority focused on increasing visitor arrivals, we, along with the Hawai’i Visitors & Convention Bureau, are excited to partner with Air Canada on the launch
of its new, nonstop seasonal flights from Calgary to Oahu and Maui,” said Mike McCartney, President and CEO
of the Hawai’i Tourism Authority. “Canada continues to be an important market for our state and we look
forward to welcoming more visitors through Air Canada’s new flights to experience all that Hawai’i has to
With the announcement of their new non-stop services to Honolulu and Maui from Calgary, Air Canada over the past six months has introduced six new routes serving Calgary, including daily non-stop flights to San Diego
which launched on May 15th, daily non-stop flights to Whitehorse and London ON which both began on June 1st,
and daily non-stop flights to Portland which began June 15th.