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Air Canada Boosts Capacity in "Most Comprehensive" Winter Sun Schedule to Date

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Air Canada announced the expansion of its winter sun network to include four new routes from Toronto and Montreal to Monterrey and Los Cabos in Mexico, as well as La Romana and Fort-de-France in the Caribbean.

The airline is also deploying an increase in capacity from its Vancouver hub to popular destinations such as MexicoMiamiPhoenixLas Vegas and San Diego, as well as additional flights from coast to coast to popular winter vacation destinations in FloridaMexico and the Caribbean.

"We are seeing strong, ongoing interest for winter leisure travel, and as the leading carrier from Canada to popular sun destinations with up to 683 weekly flights planned this winter, we are thrilled to add exciting new services from Toronto and Montreal to the Caribbean and Mexico and significant increases from our Vancouver hub in response to pent up demand," said Mark Galardo, Executive Vice President, Revenue and Network Planning at Air Canada.

"With the most flights to choose from coast to coast this winter to popular leisure sun destinations and convenient travel package options through Air Canada Vacations, customers can begin booking their vacation to their preferred destination now."

Air Canada's winter sun schedule anticipates an 11 per cent capacity increase from 2022 and plans to operate eight per cent more than its 2019 pre-pandemic sun schedule. Highlights include up to 20 routes from across Canada to Florida, increased flights from across Canada to CancunMontreal to Palm BeachToronto to Fort Myers, and from Vancouver to MiamiCancunLos CabosPuerto VallartaLas Vegas and Phoenix.

New route details:
Toronto – Monterrey, Mexico (year-round)

Flight

From

To

Days of
Week

Departure
Time

Arrival
Time

Flight
Begins

AC1359

Toronto (YYZ)

Monterrey (MTY)

Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun

18:00

21:35

29OCT

AC1358

Monterrey (MTY)

Toronto (YYZ)

Mon, Tue, Thur, Sat

10:05

14:55

30OCT

Toronto-Fort-de-FranceMartinique (seasonal)

Flight

From

To

Days of
Week

Departure
Time

Arrival
Time

Flight
Begins

AC950

Toronto(YYZ)

Fort-de-France (FDF)

Sat

08:15

14:20

16DEC

AC951

Fort-de-France (FDF)

Toronto (YYZ)

Sat

15:25

20:05

16DEC

MontrealLos Cabos, Mexico (seasonal)

Flight

From

To

Days of
Week

Departure
Time

Arrival
Time

Flight
Begins

AC975

Montreal (YUL)

Los Cabos (SJD)

Fri

08:00

12:40

01DEC

AC974

Los Cabos (SJD)

Montreal (YUL)

Fri

13:40

21:05

01DEC

Montreal-La Romana (seasonal)

Flight

From

To

Days of
Week

Departure
Time

Arrival
Time

Flight
Begins

AC1756

Montreal (YUL)

La Romana (LRM)

Sun

09:10

15:10

17DEC

AC1757

La Romana (LRM)

Montreal (YUL)

Sun

16:10

20:05

17DEC

Increased capacity from Vancouver year-over-year is as follows:

Route

Increase from 2022

Vancouver-Las Vegas

14 weekly flights (up from 7)

Vancouver-Phoenix

14 weekly flights (up from 7)

Vancouver-Puerto Vallarta

7 weekly flights (up from 3)

Vancouver-Cancun

7 weekly flights (up from 4)

Vancouver-Miami

6 weekly flights (up from 3)

Vancouver-Los Cabos

5 weekly flights (up from 3)

Vancouver-San Diego

+110 per cent capacity increase with larger aircraft

Increased capacity from across Canada on key routes year-over-year are as follows:

Route

Increase from 2022

Halifax-Cancun

3 weekly (up from 2)

Montreal-Cancun

14 weekly (up from 11)

Montreal-Barbados

4 weekly (up from 3)

Montreal-Fort-de-France

6 weekly (up from 4)

Quebec City-Cancun

4 weekly (up from 3)

Ottawa-Cancun

3 weekly (up from 2)

Ottawa-Punta Cana

4 weekly (up from 2)

Toronto-Cancun

21 weekly flights (up from 11)

Toronto-Fort Myers

21 weekly flights (up from 14)

Toronto-Grenada

4 weekly flights (up from 2)

Toronto-Punta Cana

14 weekly flights (up from 10)

Toronto- Saint Vincent

4 weekly flights (up from 2)

Edmonton-Cancun

3 weekly flights (up from 2)

Some flight routes are subject to government approval.

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