OTTAWA, Jan. 24 /CNW/ - Zoom Airlines has expanded its European service
with the announcement today that it has introduced scheduled transatlantic
services to Rome, Italy. The new Rome service will be offered from Toronto and
Montreal commencing in May 2008. With the addition of Rome, Zoom Airlines now
services seven European gateways non-stop from Toronto and three from
Zoom Airlines will operate twice weekly flights from Toronto to Rome's
Fiumicino Airport starting May 3rd. Weekly service from Montreal begins on May
6th. Prices for Zoom Airlines' full service, scheduled flights to Rome, which
include meals and in-flight entertainment, will start from $349 one way.
"We are extremely excited to add Rome to our route network, as we
continue to offer consumers an affordable way to see more of Europe" said Kris
Dolinki, Chief Executive Officer, Zoom Airlines. "Our flexible ticketing
allows our customers to fly into one great European destination and home from
another without additional fees or charges."
He added, "Our customer research indicates a strong interest in Italy.
The addition of Rome is another step in establishing Zoom as a value focused
carrier for long haul destinations."
Zoom Airlines' flexible booking system also enables passengers to buy
affordable one way tickets and travel without any restrictions such as staying
over a Saturday night. Value-for-money Premium Economy service can be booked
for an additional $150 each way offering additional legroom and luggage,
reduced check-in time and in-flight meal and drinks benefits.
Bookings can be made online at www.flyzoom.com or by phone at
About Zoom Airlines
Founded in May 2002 and based in Ottawa, Zoom Airlines operates scheduled
service between Canada and the United Kingdom, France and Italy as well as
charter flights from Canada to the Caribbean and Southern United States. Zoom
Airlines' transatlantic network includes service from seven Canadian cities
(Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal, Ottawa, Halifax and Winnipeg) to five
destinations in the United Kingdom (London, Glasgow, Manchester, Cardiff and
Belfast); four Canadian cites (Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary) to
Paris, France and two Canadian cites (Toronto and Montreal) to Rome. Zoom
Airlines transatlantic network also includes service from London, England to
New York, San Diego, Fort Lauderdale and Bermuda.
For further information:
For further information: David Clements, Vice President, Sales &
Marketing, Zoom Airlines, T: (613) 760-4759, F: (613) 231-7340,