MONTREAL, June 5 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada introduced two new flight
passes today that allow unlimited flying in Ontario or Quebec during July and
August for only $999.
"Air Canada is continuing to innovate with its industry-leading pass
products, offering our Ontario and Quebec customers a unique opportunity to
explore their respective provinces this summer. For a single, up-front payment
of only $999, people buying either the Ontario Pass or Quebec Pass will get
unlimited flying in July and August, Tango Plus benefits, including
complimentary seat selection, 5,000 Aeroplan status miles, and the other
advantages of our flight passes," said Charles McKee, Vice President of
Marketing at Air Canada.
Available for sale between June 5 and 26, 2007, the Ontario Pass and
Quebec Pass are valid for Air Canada and Air Canada Jazz flights between
July 1 and August 31, 2007. The passes provide for unlimited travel, within
their respective provinces, between 12 destinations in Ontario and nine in
Quebec, with certain exceptions in each province. The Ontario Pass is not
valid for point-to-point travel between Toronto and Ottawa (connections
involving these two cities are permitted). The Quebec Pass does not permit
travel to or from Iles de la Madeleine.
The Ontario Pass and the Quebec Pass are the latest addition to Air
Canada's growing suite of multi-trip Flight Passes available at
www.aircanada.com or for travel agents at www.aircanada.com/agents. Customers
can learn more about how to select and use Flight Passes by taking a Virtual
Flight Pass Tour at aircanada.com.
Air Canada is the only airline that offers its customers multi-trip
Flight Passes which provide the convenience to self-manage travel online,
either in the form of pre-purchased banks of flight credits or fixed monthly
subscription rates that provide for unlimited flights.
Air Canada offers a wide range of Flight Passes including the 'North
America Pass' with a choice of eight travel zones in Canada and between Canada
and the US, the unlimited 'Flight Pass to Canada' in the U.S., the 'London
Pass', the carrier's first pass for international travel, and the 'Oil Express
Pass' designed specifically for oil patch workers in Northern Alberta
travelling for work and leisure. Other Flight Passes offered for frequent
travellers include the popular 'Rapidair Pass,' valid on the carrier's
frequent shuttle services between Toronto-Montreal and Toronto-Ottawa, and the
'Western Commuter' pass for travel between key B.C. and Alberta cities. The
airline also offers leisure passes for sun seekers, including 'Sun Pass East',
'Sun Pass West', and 'Hawaii Pass'.
Montreal-based Air Canada provides scheduled and charter air
transportation for passengers and cargo to more than 170 destinations on five
continents. Canada's flag carrier is the 14th largest commercial airline in
the world and serves 34 million customers annually with a fleet consisting of
335 aircraft. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, providing the
world's most comprehensive air transportation network.
For further information:
For further information: Isabelle Arthur (Montréal), (514) 422-5788;
Peter Fitzpatrick (Toronto), (416) 263-5576; Angela Mah (Vancouver), (604)
270-5741; Internet: aircanada.com