LONDON – On February 22, Canada’s flag carrier airline, Air Canada, announced that it will be resuming 34 international routes for its Summer 2022 schedule.
Commencing from March 2022, the following routes will begin to resume, all of which will be back in scheduled service by mid-June, some of which include popular tourist destinations.
From Toronto; Tel Aviv, Paris, Amsterdam, Lisbon, Vienna, Athens, Rome, Venice, Tokyo, Copenhagen, Budapest, Barcelona, Madrid, Edinburgh, Manchester, and Reykjavik.
- From Montreal; Rome, Lisbon, Athens, Venice, Tel Aviv, Cairo, Casablanca, Barcelona, Nice, Milan, Reykjavik, Dublin, Tokyo, and Algiers.
- From Vancouver; Frankfurt, Dublin, and Zurich.
- From Halifax; London Heathrow.
Following this announcement, Air Canada’s Senior Vice President of Network Planning and Revenue Management, Mark Galardo says:
“This is very exciting news for our customers especially now that Omicron is behind us, countries are reopening and border measures are being eased around the world for fully vaccinated travelers.”
“Air Canada’s recovery is well underway and gaining strength, and we are pleased to expand our international network across four continents as we respond to pent-up demand.”
Galardo continues, “Our vast and growing network has been built to conveniently increase connectivity to and from global destinations through our Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver hubs combined with the networks of our Joint Venture and Star Alliance partners, we can offer customers easy access to virtually any destination in the world.”
“As the leading carrier in Canada, we are committed to rebuilding the travel and tourism industry. We are continually exploring new opportunities to make your travel experience memorable.”
“You can start planning your next trip and book with confidence as we look forward to welcoming you on board.”
This recovery is also showing good signs of the industry recovering well for Canada and is beginning to return to normal pre-pandemic traffic levels.