Air Canada Expands 2022 Summer International Schedule; Relaunch of 34 routes to Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East

  • The most complete schedule of Canada to global destinations

  • Restoration of popular European destinations, including Barcelona, Budapest, Copenhagen, Madrid, Milanoand Venice

  • Increased connectivity to Air Canada’s extensive North American network

  • Air from Canada unique leadership and vast network will drive travel and tourism industry recovery

MONTREAL, February 22, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada today announced an expanded international schedule for summer 2022 with the relaunch of 34 routes across the Atlantic and Pacific. Starting next month, nonstop services will resume from Toronto for Tel Aviv, Paris, Tokyo and amsterdam, a sign that the recovery is well under way. Benefit from Montreal for casablancaPleasant, Alger, Rome, Tel Aviv and Tokyo will also resume. From VancouverAir Canada will provide service to Frankfurt, Dublinand Zurich.

Air Canada is also relaunching service to popular tourist destinations such as Barcelona, Budapest, Copenhagen, Madrid, Milanoand Venicesuspended since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.

“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 travellers. Air from Canada the 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. Our expansive and growing network has been built to conveniently increase connectivity to and from global destinations through our Toronto, Montrealand Vancouver hubs Combined with the networks of our Joint Venture and star alliance partners, we can offer our customers easy access to virtually any destination in the world. As the first carrier of 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,” said Marc GalardoSenior Vice President, Network Planning and Revenue Management at Air Canada.

The relaunch of international routes builds on Air Canada’s significant expansion into the North American market, where 7 new routes are scheduled for summer 2022 and 41 previously suspended routes are resuming. Flights are scheduled to optimize connectivity to Air Canada’s extensive North American network, including 46 airports in the United States. Seats in all cabins are available for purchase now at aircanada.com, through the Air Canada app, Air Canada contact centers and travel agents.

Resumption of international routes in summer 2022

Toronto

For

Start date

*Tel Aviv

1st of March

*Paris

March 2

* Amsterdam

March 2

Lisbon

March 26

*Vienna

March 26

Athens

March 27

Rome

March 27

Venice

April 15

*Tokyo

April 27

*Copenhagen

May 2nd

Budapest

May 3

Barcelona

May 4

*Madrid

May 19

Edinburgh

May 30

Manchester

May 30

Reykjavík

June 1

Vancouver

For

Start date

Frankfurt

1st May

Dublin

June 1

Zürich

June 17

Montreal

For

Start date

Rome

March 26

Lisbon

March 27

Athens

March 28

Venice

April 16

Tel Aviv

1st May

Cairo

May 3

*Casablanca

May 4

Barcelona

May 6

Pleasant

May 12

*Milan

May 21

Reykjavík

June 2

Dublin

June 2

*Tokyo

June 4

Alger

June 8

Halifax

For

Start date

*London-Heathrow

April 30

Asterix* marks a year-round service.

Air Canada may continue to adjust its schedule as new opportunities arise or based on the trajectory of COVID-19 and further easing of travel restrictions by the government. For complete schedule details, visit aircanada.com

Product improvements

Air from Canada inflight services on international flights showcase the best cuisine Canada’s culinary talents have to offer with Air Canada’s panel of celebrity chefs, including award-winning chefs, Vancouver-based leaders David Hawksworth and Vikram Vijto be named Montreal cooks Antonio Park and chef Jérôme Ferrer. To complete the culinary journey, a selection of the best wines chosen by the eminent Canadian sommelier, Véronique Rivest.

Flights are operated by Air Canada’s fleet of Boeing 777, Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Airbus A330-300 aircraft with Signature, Premium Economy and Economy cabins, and Boeing 737 MAX, with Premium Economy and Economy cabins. All flights allow Aeroplan earning and redemption and, for eligible Aeroplan customers and members, priority check-in, access to the Maple Leaf Lounge, priority boarding and other benefits.

Are you traveling internationally?

Visit our Travel Ready Hub for the latest government entry requirements. Customers are responsible for ensuring they meet all government entry requirements, including possession of required travel documents, visas, health certificates and all other eligibility requirements for all the flights they buy. Government requirements may change without notice.

Travel policy: book with confidence

Air Canada’s refund policy applies to all tickets purchased. It offers customers the option of a full refund to the original method of payment, an Air Canada travel voucher or the equivalent value in Aeroplan points with a 65% bonus if the airline cancels or postpones a flight for more than three hours.

About Air Canada

Air Canada East from Canada the largest national and international airline, the country’s flag carrier and a founding member of star alliance, the most comprehensive air transport network in the world. Air Canada is the only international network operator in North America to receive a four-star rating from independent UK research firm Skytrax, which in 2021 also named Air Canada as having the best airline staff in North AmericaBest Airline Staff in CanadaBest business class lounge in North America, as well as an award of excellence for its handling of COVID-19. Also in 2021, Air Canada was named the World’s Best Traveler Airline in North America for the third consecutive year. In January 2021Air Canada has received APEX Diamond Certification for the Air Canada CleanCare+ Biosecurity Program for the management of COVID-19, the only airline in Canada to achieve the highest APEX rating. Air Canada also committed to achieving net zero emissions for all of its global operations by 2050. For more information, please visit: aircanada.com/media, follow Air Canada on Twitter and LinkedIn, and join Air Canada on Facebook.

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