Air Canada inaugurates new daily non-stop seasonal service between Toronto and Sydney, Nova Scotia

    MONTREAL, May 1 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada inaugurates today new daily
seasonal non-stop service between Toronto and Sydney, Nova Scotia.
    "We are pleased to launch non-stop regional jet summer service between
Toronto and Sydney, providing a faster link between Cape Breton and more
cities across Canada, North America and Asia through conveniently timed
connections in Toronto," said Marcel Forget, Vice President, Network Planning,
Air Canada. "We expect this new service will be particularly popular among
travellers seeking the vast choice of vacation opportunities that Cape Breton
Island has to offer."
    Air Canada flight AC8794 will depart Toronto at 20:35 and arrive in
Sydney at 23:59. Air Canada flight AC8795 will depart Sydney at 07:00 and
arrive in Toronto at 08:45. Flights will be operated by Air Canada Jazz
onboard 50-seat CRJ jet aircraft.
    This summer, Air Canada will offer up to six daily flights to/from
Sydney, Nova Scotia including up to five daily flights to Halifax and one to
Toronto. Air Canada has timed its Sydney-Toronto service to offer excellent
connections to and from major cities across Canada, North America and Asia.

    Montréal-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 13th largest commercial airline in
the world and serves 33 million customers annually. Air Canada is a founding
member of Star Alliance, providing the world's most comprehensive air
transportation network for Canadian domestic, transborder and international
travel. As well, customers can collect Aeroplan miles for future awards
through Canada's leading loyalty program.
    In 2008, the readers of Business Traveler magazine voted Air Canada "Best
In-Flight Services in North America," "Best Airline for Business Class Service
in North America" and "Best North American Airline for International Travel."

For further information:

For further information: Isabelle Arthur (Montréal), (514) 422-5788;
Angela Mah (Vancouver), (604) 270-5741; Peter Fitzpatrick (Toronto), (416)

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