Air Canada rouge welcomes customers onboard new Europe routes

Air Canada rouge Manchester 1 - rouge crew, Training and Delivery Specialist Maya Tyson, and Vice President of Customer Experience Renee Smith-Valade, celebrate the inaugural flight from Toronto to Manchester on 26 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)

Air Canada rouge Manchester 2 - Air Canada rouge Boeing 767-300ER aircraft was given a water cannon salute as it arrived from Toronto at Manchester Airport on 27 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)

Air Canada rouge Manchester 3 - Air Canada rouge's fun-loving staff celebrate the launch of seasonal Manchester-Toronto service on 27 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)

Air Canada rouge Manchester 4 - Nick and Karen Dalby from Nottingham celebrate their 30 year wedding anniversary with an Air Canada rouge flight to Toronto (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)

Air Canada rouge Manchester 5 - Five year-old passenger Eirin Thomas flew back to her hometown Toronto on Air Canada rouge flight AC1931 on Friday June 27 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)

Air Canada rouge Manchester 6 - Renee Smith-Valade, Vice President Customer Experience, Air Canada rouge (fourth from left); Robert Atkinson, General Manager UK, Ireland and Northern Europe, Air Canada (fifth from left); Andrew Harrison, Managing Director, Manchester Airport (fourth from right); and Air Canada rouge crew inaugurate the seasonal Manchester-Toronto service with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Manchester Airport on 27 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)

Air Canada rouge Manchester 7 - Air Canada rouge celebrates the inaugural flight from Manchester to Toronto on 27 June 2014. Left to right: Kevin Rogers, Area Sales Manager, Air Canada; Andrew Harrison, Managing Director, Manchester Airport; Renee Smith-Valade, Vice President Customer Experience, Air Canada rouge; and Robert Atkinson, General Manager UK, Ireland and Northern Europe, Air Canada (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)

Air Canada rouge Lisbon 1 - Air Canada rouge pilots, rouge crew, William Delgado (second from left - Country Manager for the Portuguese National Tourist Office) and Vijay Bathija (center - Vice President of Commercial for Air Canada rouge) commemorate the first flight from Toronto to Lisbon on 21 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)

Air Canada rouge Lisbon 2 - Air Canada rouge flight 1916 arrives in Lisbon from Toronto on Sunday June 22 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)

Air Canada rouge Lisbon 3 - rouge crew, Vijay Bathija (center - Air Canada rouge Vice President of Commercial), David Gegot (second from right - Air Canada General Manager for France, Spain & Portugal) and Helena Lobo (far right - Lisbon Sales Agent, AVIAREPS) in front of the first Air Canada rouge Boeing 767-300ER to land in Lisbon (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)

Air Canada rouge Lisbon 4 - celebration for customers in the Lisbon Airport to mark the first Lisbon-Toronto flight on 22 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)

Air Canada rouge Lisbon 5 - a toast to the first Lisbon-Toronto flight on 22 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)

Air Canada rouge Montreal Barcelona 1 - Rosemary Capparelli (center - Senior Director of Finance for Air Canada rouge), Stephane Picard (second from right - Air Canada rouge Regional Manager Montreal, In Flight Service), rouge crew and pilots cut the ribbon to mark the launch of the first flight from Montreal to Barcelona on 4 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)

Air Canada rouge Montreal Barcelona 2 - water cannon salute to welcome the first Air Canada rouge flight from Montreal to Barcelona, arriving on 5 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)

Air Canada rouge Montreal Barcelona 3 - pilots, rouge crew and Rosemary Capparelli (far right - Senior Director of Finance for Air Canada rouge) in front of an Air Canada rouge Boeing 767-300ER after landing in Barcelona on 5 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)

Air Canada rouge Montreal Barcelona 4 - rouge crew on the bridge in Barcelona after the first flight from Montreal (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)

MONTREAL, July 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - In June Air Canada rouge launched new service to popular European vacation destinations, with an onboard experience designed to make every flight a memorable start and end to a wonderful vacation:

  • Non-stop service between Montreal and Barcelona twice weekly, launched 4 June 2014.
  • Non-stop service between Lisbon and Toronto three times weekly, launched 21 June 2014.
  • Non-stop service between Manchester and Toronto five times weekly, launched 26 June 2014.

Photo captions:

Toronto-Manchester

  • Air Canada rouge Manchester 1 - rouge crew, Training and Delivery Specialist Maya Tyson, and Vice President of Customer Experience Renee Smith-Valade, celebrate the inaugural flight from Toronto to Manchester on 26 June 2014.
  • Air Canada rouge Manchester 2 - Air Canada rouge Boeing 767-300ER aircraft was given a water cannon salute as it arrived from Toronto at Manchester Airport on 27 June 2014.
  • Air Canada rouge Manchester 3 - Air Canada rouge's fun-loving staff celebrate the launch of seasonal Manchester-Toronto service on 27 June 2014.
  • Air Canada rouge Manchester 4 - Nick and Karen Dalby from Nottingham celebrate their 30 year wedding anniversary with an Air Canada rouge flight to Toronto.
  • Air Canada rouge Manchester 5 - Five year-old passenger Eirin Thomas flew back to her hometown Toronto on Air Canada rouge flight AC1931 on Friday June 27.
  • Air Canada rouge Manchester 6 - Renee Smith-Valade, Vice President Customer Experience, Air Canada rouge (fourth from left); Robert Atkinson, General Manager UK, Ireland and Northern Europe, Air Canada (fifth from left); Andrew Harrison, Managing Director, Manchester Airport (fourth from right); and Air Canada rouge crew inaugurate the seasonal Manchester-Toronto service with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Manchester Airport on 27 June 2014.
  • Air Canada rouge Manchester 7 - Air Canada rouge celebrates the inaugural flight from Manchester to Toronto on 27 June 2014. Left to right: Kevin Rogers, Area Sales Manager, Air Canada; Andrew Harrison, Managing Director, Manchester Airport; Renee Smith-Valade, Vice President Customer Experience, Air Canada rouge; and Robert Atkinson, General Manager UK, Ireland and Northern Europe, Air Canada.

Toronto-Lisbon

  • Air Canada rouge Lisbon 1 - Air Canada rouge pilots, rouge crew, William Delgado (second from left - Country Manager for the Portuguese National Tourist Office) and Vijay Bathija (center - Vice President of Commercial for Air Canada rouge) commemorate the first flight from Toronto to Lisbon on 21 June 2014.
  • Air Canada rouge Lisbon 2 - Air Canada rouge flight 1916 arrives in Lisbon from Toronto on Sunday June 22.
  • Air Canada rouge Lisbon 3 - rouge crew, Vijay Bathija (center - Air Canada rouge Vice President of Commercial), David Gegot (second from right - Air Canada General Manager for France, Spain & Portugal) and Helena Lobo (far right - Lisbon Sales Agent, AVIAREPS) in front of the first Air Canada rouge Boeing 767-300ER to land in Lisbon.
  • Air Canada rouge Lisbon 4 - celebration for customers in the Lisbon Airport to mark the first Lisbon-Toronto flight on 22 June 2014.
  • Air Canada rouge Lisbon 5 - a toast to the first Lisbon-Toronto flight on 22 June 2014.

Montreal-Barcelona

  • Air Canada rouge Montreal Barcelona 1 - Rosemary Capparelli (center - Senior Director of Finance for Air Canada rouge), Stephane Picard (second from right - Air Canada rouge Regional Manager Montreal, In Flight Service), rouge crew and pilots cut the ribbon to mark the launch of the first flight from Montreal to Barcelona on 4 June 2014.
  • Air Canada rouge Montreal Barcelona 2 - water cannon salute to welcome the first Air Canada rouge flight from Montreal to Barcelona, arriving on 5 June 2014.
  • Air Canada rouge Montreal Barcelona 3 - pilots, rouge crew and Rosemary Capparelli (far right - Senior Director of Finance for Air Canada rouge) in front of an Air Canada rouge Boeing 767-300ER after landing in Barcelona on 5 June 2014.
  • Air Canada rouge Montreal Barcelona 4 - rouge crew on the bridge in Barcelona after the first flight from Montreal.

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Image with caption: "Air Canada rouge Manchester 1 - rouge crew, Training and Delivery Specialist Maya Tyson, and Vice President of Customer Experience Renee Smith-Valade, celebrate the inaugural flight from Toronto to Manchester on 26 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140702_C9332_PHOTO_EN_41832.jpg

Image with caption: "Air Canada rouge Manchester 2 - Air Canada rouge Boeing 767-300ER aircraft was given a water cannon salute as it arrived from Toronto at Manchester Airport on 27 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140702_C9332_PHOTO_EN_41834.jpg

Image with caption: "Air Canada rouge Manchester 3 - Air Canada rouge's fun-loving staff celebrate the launch of seasonal Manchester-Toronto service on 27 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140702_C9332_PHOTO_EN_41836.jpg

Image with caption: "Air Canada rouge Manchester 4 - Nick and Karen Dalby from Nottingham celebrate their 30 year wedding anniversary with an Air Canada rouge flight to Toronto (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140702_C9332_PHOTO_EN_41838.jpg

Image with caption: "Air Canada rouge Manchester 5 - Five year-old passenger Eirin Thomas flew back to her hometown Toronto on Air Canada rouge flight AC1931 on Friday June 27 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140702_C9332_PHOTO_EN_41840.jpg

Image with caption: "Air Canada rouge Manchester 6 - Renee Smith-Valade, Vice President Customer Experience, Air Canada rouge (fourth from left); Robert Atkinson, General Manager UK, Ireland and Northern Europe, Air Canada (fifth from left); Andrew Harrison, Managing Director, Manchester Airport (fourth from right); and Air Canada rouge crew inaugurate the seasonal Manchester-Toronto service with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Manchester Airport on 27 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140702_C9332_PHOTO_EN_41842.jpg

Image with caption: "Air Canada rouge Manchester 7 - Air Canada rouge celebrates the inaugural flight from Manchester to Toronto on 27 June 2014. Left to right: Kevin Rogers, Area Sales Manager, Air Canada; Andrew Harrison, Managing Director, Manchester Airport; Renee Smith-Valade, Vice President Customer Experience, Air Canada rouge; and Robert Atkinson, General Manager UK, Ireland and Northern Europe, Air Canada (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140702_C9332_PHOTO_EN_41844.jpg

Image with caption: "Air Canada rouge Lisbon 1 - Air Canada rouge pilots, rouge crew, William Delgado (second from left - Country Manager for the Portuguese National Tourist Office) and Vijay Bathija (center - Vice President of Commercial for Air Canada rouge) commemorate the first flight from Toronto to Lisbon on 21 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140702_C9332_PHOTO_EN_41822.jpg

Image with caption: "Air Canada rouge Lisbon 2 - Air Canada rouge flight 1916 arrives in Lisbon from Toronto on Sunday June 22 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140702_C9332_PHOTO_EN_41824.jpg

Image with caption: "Air Canada rouge Lisbon 3 - rouge crew, Vijay Bathija (center - Air Canada rouge Vice President of Commercial), David Gegot (second from right - Air Canada General Manager for France, Spain & Portugal) and Helena Lobo (far right - Lisbon Sales Agent, AVIAREPS) in front of the first Air Canada rouge Boeing 767-300ER to land in Lisbon (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140702_C9332_PHOTO_EN_41826.jpg

Image with caption: "Air Canada rouge Lisbon 4 - celebration for customers in the Lisbon Airport to mark the first Lisbon-Toronto flight on 22 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140702_C9332_PHOTO_EN_41828.jpg

Image with caption: "Air Canada rouge Lisbon 5 - a toast to the first Lisbon-Toronto flight on 22 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140702_C9332_PHOTO_EN_41830.jpg

Image with caption: "Air Canada rouge Montreal Barcelona 1 - Rosemary Capparelli (center - Senior Director of Finance for Air Canada rouge), Stephane Picard (second from right - Air Canada rouge Regional Manager Montreal, In Flight Service), rouge crew and pilots cut the ribbon to mark the launch of the first flight from Montreal to Barcelona on 4 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140702_C9332_PHOTO_EN_41846.jpg

Image with caption: "Air Canada rouge Montreal Barcelona 2 - water cannon salute to welcome the first Air Canada rouge flight from Montreal to Barcelona, arriving on 5 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140702_C9332_PHOTO_EN_41848.jpg

Image with caption: "Air Canada rouge Montreal Barcelona 3 - pilots, rouge crew and Rosemary Capparelli (far right - Senior Director of Finance for Air Canada rouge) in front of an Air Canada rouge Boeing 767-300ER after landing in Barcelona on 5 June 2014 (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140702_C9332_PHOTO_EN_41850.jpg

Image with caption: "Air Canada rouge Montreal Barcelona 4 - rouge crew on the bridge in Barcelona after the first flight from Montreal (CNW Group/Air Canada rouge)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140702_C9332_PHOTO_EN_41852.jpg
















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