Air Canada starts Montreal-Marseille nonstop flight


June 12 (TravelAndy): The departure of flight AC1962 from Montreal-Trudeau airport tonight will mark the successful launch of Air Canada Rouge’s newest route.

The seasonal, non-stop service between Montreal and Marseille will operate three times a week during the summer and give flyers more choices when travelling to France.

“The Marseille service will be the only non-stop flight operated by a network carrier between Marseille and North America further expanding Air Canada’s reach in France by complementing existing services to Paris, Lyon and Nice, and strengthening our presence in Provence-Côte d’Azur, a popular summer destination for Quebecers,” said Benjamin Smith, president, passenger airlines at Air Canada.

“With conveniently timed connections throughout Canada and the U.S., this new service to Marseille further expands our global reach from Montreal, reinforcing Montreal-Trudeau as a strategic hub for all of Eastern Canada and the North-Eastern U.S.”

Flights will operate between June 9 to October 13. Other new international services starting from Montreal for summer 2017 include:

Tel Aviv June 22, 2017 Airbus A330-300 (mainline) Twice-weekly (seasonal)
Reykjavik June 23, 2017 Airbus A319-100 (Rouge) Three-weekly (seasonal)
Algiers July 1, 2017 Boeing 767-300ER (Rouge) Four-weekly (seasonal)




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