MONTRÉAL, Nov. 8, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Just as Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) has recently announced excellent results for its third quarter, both financially and in terms of passenger traffic growth, it has confirmed several new air services offered this winter out of Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, in addition to the many destinations already available to travellers.
Here are the highlights for this winter season:
- Four new destinations: Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda (Sunwing, beginning November 26), Lima, Peru (Air Canada, starting December 16), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (Air Transat, as of December 23), and Phoenix, Arizona, U.S. (Air Canada, beginning February 22);
- Accessible for the first time, Lima also becomes the first South American destination served year-round from Montréal–Trudeau;
- The Montréal–Lisbon city-pair will now be offered year-round by Air Transat, with one flight weekly;
- Interjet, a new low-cost carrier, offers business and holiday travellers direct flights to Mexico City and Cancún;
- The winter season will also be marked by the addition of seats to many destinations, with the majority to San Francisco (+80%), Philadelphia (+180%) and Lyon (+38%). All these routes are served by Air Canada, which has increased its overall seating capacity by 10%;
- Several other carriers have also significantly increased seating capacity, including AeroMexico (+27%) and WestJet (+10 %);
- Finally, the total number of seats out of Montréal–Trudeau is up 8% this winter over last.
For all of 2017, travellers had a choice of a grand total of 140 destinations, 87 of them international, served by direct flight out of Montréal–Trudeau, a new record.
For further information about Aéroports de Montréal and its operations, please visit our website at www.admtl.com.
SOURCE Aéroports de Montréal
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