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Air Canada to Launch Two New Routes to Ireland

Air Canada to Launch Two New Routes to Ireland

Air Canada announced that it will begin new service from Toronto to Shannon, Ireland, next June., The carrier plans to launch Montreal-Dublin service that same month.
Flights to Shannon will depart Toronto at 10 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and arrive at 9:30 a.m. the next day. Flights from Shannon to Toronto are scheduled to depart at 10:30 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, and arrive at 12:45 …

Air Canada to Begin Service Between Montreal and Tokyo Narita

Air Canada to Begin Service Between Montreal and Tokyo Narita

Air Canada announced that it plans to launch new service between Montreal and Tokyo on June 1, 2018. The carrier will offer the service daily during the summer months, and three times a week during the winter.
Flights are scheduled to depart Montreal-Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport at 2:05 p.m. and arrive at Tokyo Narita at 3:50 p.m. the next day. Flights from Tokyo to Montreal will depart at 5:30 p.m. …

Baggage Handlers, Ground Workers Strike at Toronto Pearson

Baggage Handlers, Ground Workers Strike at Toronto Pearson

Over 700 baggage handlers, flight operations workers, and cabin cleaners went on strike late Thursday night at Toronto Pearson International Airport.
The workers, employees of Swissport, provide services to over two dozen airlines at the airport including Lufthansa, British Airways, and Etihad.
The strike is in response to Swissport’s attempts to impose a three-year wage freeze on many of its workers. The company is also trying to mandate that workers work 30 …

InterJet Begins Flights to Montreal from Mexico City, Cancun

InterJet Begins Flights to Montreal from Mexico City, Cancun

InterJet, a Mexican low-cost carrier, announced the launch of new flights to Montreal from both Mexico City and Cancun on Thursday. The routes are the carrier’s first between Mexico and Canada.
Flights to Mexico City International Airport from Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport will depart at 10:30 p.m. on Mondays, Thursdays, and Sundays, and arrive at 2:50 a.m. the next morning. Return flights will depart at 1:15 a.m., also on Mondays, …

Air Canada to Launch Toronto-Mumbai Service

Air Canada to Launch Toronto-Mumbai Service

Air Canada announced that it will begin new non-stop flights between Toronto and Mumbai on July 1. The carrier will operate the route four times a week.
Flights are scheduled to depart Toronto at 9:35 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, arrive in Mumbai at 9:30 p.m. the next day. From Mumbai, flights will depart at 11:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays and arrive back in Toronto at …

Air Canada Links Montreal with Tel Aviv

Air Canada Links Montreal with Tel Aviv

Air Canada announced the launch of service between Montreal and Tel Aviv. The carrier will operate the route twice a week through October 22.
Flights will depart Montreal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport at 6 p.m. on Thursdays and Saturdays and arrive at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport at 11:35 a.m. the next morning. Flights from Tel Aviv to Montreal will depart at 12:55 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays and arrive at …

Air Canada Links Toronto, Montreal with Reykjavik

Air Canada Links Toronto, Montreal with Reykjavik

Air Canada announced the launch of new seasonal flights to Reykjavik, Iceland. The carrier began service to the Icelandic capital from Toronto on June 21, and on June 23, it will begin service from Montreal.
Flights from Toronto will depart at 11:25 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, and arrive in Reykjavik at 9 a.m. the next day. From Reykjavik, flights are scheduled to depart at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays, …