Air Canada Launches Calgary-Terrace Service Today

CALGARY, June 1, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - This morning's departure of Air Canada flight AC8593 from Calgary marked the start of non-stop service to Terrace in northwestern BC.

"We are pleased to launch our newest non-stop service between Calgary and Terrace today," said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines. "Air Canada continues to strategically add new services to meet demand and our new, non-stop flights connecting two resource and energy centers saves time and offers convenience to the Calgary and Terrace/Kitimat business markets. Customers also enjoy Aeroplan accumulation and redemption opportunities on all Air Canada flights."

Daily Air Canada Express flights between Calgary and Terrace are operated by Jazz Aviation LP with 50-seat Bombardier CRJ jets:

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Day of week

AC8593

Calgary – 10:10

Terrace – 11:02

Daily

AC8594

Terrace – 11:30

Calgary – 14:15

Daily

                                                              

New routes launched to date this year in addition to today's Calgary-Terrace include: Toronto-Atlantic City, Toronto-Austin, Montreal-Venice, Vancouver-Osaka, Vancouver-Comox, Calgary-Halifax and Calgary-Nanaimo. Upcoming new routes still to launch include: Toronto-Dubai, Toronto-Delhi, Toronto-Amsterdam, Toronto-Abbotsford and Montreal-Mexico City.

About Air Canada
Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 190 destinations on five continents. Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2014 served more than 38 million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 Canadian cities, 52 destinations in the United States and 78 cities in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,321 airports in 193 countries. Air Canada rewards its most loyal customers through its top tier recognition program, Altitude, that offers frequent flyers a range of priority travel services, lounge access and upgrades to Executive Class, complementing their membership in Aeroplan, Canada's premier loyalty program, which provides numerous ways to earn and redeem Aeroplan Miles with over 150 travel and retail partners.

Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax. In 2014, Air Canada was ranked for a fifth consecutive year "Best Airline in North America" in a worldwide survey of more than 18 million airline passengers conducted by Skytrax. According to the 2014 Canadian Business Travel Survey conducted by Ipsos Reid, Air Canada was the preferred airline for more than 80 percent of frequent business travellers in Canada. In 2014, readers of Global Traveler magazine again voted Air Canada "Best Airline in North America," the readers of Business Traveler voted Air Canada "Best North American Airline for International Travel" and "Best North America Airline Inflight Experience," and the readers of Premier Traveler voted Air Canada "Best Flight Attendants in North America." For more information on Air Canada visit aircanada.com, follow @AirCanada on Twitter and join Air Canada on Facebook.

 

SOURCE Air Canada - Route & Network

For further information: Isabelle Arthur (Montréal), Isabelle.arthur@aircanada.ca, 514 422-5788; Peter Fitzpatrick (Toronto), peter.fitzpatrick@aircanada.ca, 416 263-5576; Angela Mah (Vancouver), angela.mah@aircanada.ca, 604 270-5741

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