Air Canada to Expand Services to Colombia this Winter

New Toronto-Cartagena route, added Bogota flight, bring South America Closer

MONTREAL, June 7, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada announced today a new service to Cartagena along with increased frequency to Bogota for this winter, making it easier than ever to visit and explore Colombia. Both the weekly non-stop service to Cartagena, which is subject to government approval, and the service to Bogota will be operated by Air Canada Rouge.

"It is never too early to start planning an escape from the Canadian winter, and Air Canada is pleased to give customers more options to consider with the launch of a new Air Canada Rouge route to Cartagena. This nearly 500-year-old city on Colombia's Caribbean coast offers visitors prime urban, beach and adventure tourism," said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada. "With this new route, along with our year-round Toronto-Bogota increasing to five- from four-times weekly this winter, Air Canada will offer the best coverage of the Canada-Colombia market, with the most seats and frequency."

The new, non-stop Toronto-Cartagena flights will operate with a 136-seat Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319 aircraft offering two cabins of service, Premium Rouge and Economy. Flights will depart Toronto each Monday starting December 18, 2017 until April 9, 2018. Other features of the new service include easy connectivity to Air Canada's extensive global network and the opportunity for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption.

 

FLIGHT

ROUTE

DEPART

ARRIVE

Day of the Week

AC1872

Toronto-Cartagena

09:40

14:55

Monday

AC1873

Cartagena-Toronto

15:55

21:05

Monday

 

About Air Canada

Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents.  Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2016 served close to 45 million customers.  Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 57 in the United States and 95 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, 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 1,300 airports in 191 countries.  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.  For more information, please visit: www.aircanada.com, follow @AirCanada on Twitter and join Air Canada on Facebook.

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SOURCE Air Canada

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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