MONTREAL, June 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada is taking "the road" out of
summertime road trips with the return of its Ontario and Quebec summer passes,
which provide unlimited intra-provincial flying during July and August for
"Summer is too short to spend in traffic jams so Air Canada is bringing
back its popular Ontario and Quebec passes to give people more time for
visiting, touring or just lounging on the dock. For less than $600 a month our
Ontario and Quebec passes provide our Ontario and Quebec customers a unique
opportunity to fly all over and explore their respective provinces during the
summer. For a single, up-front payment people buying either the Ontario Pass
or Quebec Pass get unlimited flying in July and August," said Charles McKee,
Vice President of Marketing at Air Canada.
Available for sale between June 2 and June 26, 2008, the Ontario Pass and
Quebec Pass are valid for Air Canada and Air Canada Jazz flights between
July 1 and August 31, 2008. 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. Pass prices include the fuel surcharge
and all other fees and surcharges except G.S.T. and Q.S.T where applicable.
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 at aircanada.com.
Air Canada is the only airline offering 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 covering a variety of
travel zones. including the 'North America Pass' for travel between Canada and
the US, the 'U.S. Commuter Pass', the 'Eastern Canada and London Pass', the
'Western Canada and London Pass', the 'Eastern Canada and Hong Kong and China
Pass' and the 'Western Canada and Hong Kong and China Pass', and our New York
Weekender east and west passes connecting select Eastern and Western Canadian
cities with New York City.
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