Air Canada announces new services for Ottawa and Eastern Canadian residents


Airline Air Canada has announced new services for Ottawa and Eastern Canadian residents this winter, including a non-stop service to six new Canadian and leisure sun destinations and 36 additional weekly frequencies, in response to market demand.

Air Canada confirmed it is increasing its departing capacity from Ottawa by 10%, compared to last year's level, representing over 3,500 extra seats per week, during the winter season.

The airline will add a year-round non-stop service from 28 October, using a 37 seat Dash 8-100 aircraft, departing Ottawa at 18:45, arriving in Fredericton at 21:42; with return flights departing Fredericton at 06:40, arriving in Ottawa at 07:55.

Air Canada will also introduce new daily, non-stop services from 28 October, with a 50 seat CRJ aircraft, departing Ottawa at 19:25, arriving Moncton 22:05; with return flight departing Moncton at 07:00, arriving in Ottawa at 07:55. The airline also plans to introduce a new Thursday non-stop service from Montreal to the Turks and Caicos, from 20 December and Sunday non-stops to Santa Clara, Cuba, from 23 December, through Air Canada Vacations and increase frequencies between Montreal and Montego Bay, Orlando and Quebec City, at peak periods. Air Canada's new services will also include daily non-stop services from St. John's, Newfoundland, and Moncton to Ottawa, along with new non-stop service each business day from Fredericton to Ottawa, with a one-stop daily single aircraft service from St. John's, Newfoundland, to Calgary, Edmonton and Fort McMurray.

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