Aéroports de Montréal

Aéroports de Montréal

November 08, 2005 08:00 ET

Aeroports de Montreal: Cartagena and Moscow Among New Winter Destinations Available Out of Montreal-Trudeau

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 8, 2005) - Aeroports de Montreal is pleased to announce the many new flights/new destinations that will enhance service at Montreal-Trudeau international airport for the winter of 2005-2006.

Several new international sun destinations will be added to an already long list.

- Air Transat will re-establish its winter service to San Salvador,
El Salvador, which was dropped last winter.

- Zoom Airlines will add a weekly flight to Cartagena, Colombia, to
its schedule.

- For the first time, Air Canada will fly an Airbus 319 twice a week
to Havana this winter, in addition to increasing its service to
Cancun, Mexico, as well as Barbados.

- Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a very popular destination, will now also
be accessible aboard Zoom and CanJet Airlines, in addition to Air
Canada and Air Transat. Both the latter companies will maintain
their existing level of service.

Russian carrier Transaero Airlines has decided to extend throughout the entire winter its Montreal-Moscow service every second Monday, while Zoom will maintain its weekly connection to Paris. Swiss International Airlines, for its part, will add flights to Zurich beginning in mid-February.

New developments in transborder service include Air Canada's decision to maintain its daily direct flight to San Francisco throughout the winter season, in addition to offering a daily (up from twice-weekly) connection to Las Vegas.

As for transborder service offered by U.S. carriers, American Airlines is adding daily connections to Miami and Chicago, while USAirways will offer a daily flight to Philadelphia. Delta Airlines, for its part, will introduce daily connections to Atlanta and New York City (La Guardia), while Continental Airlines and Northwest Airlines will add daily service to Newark and Minneapolis respectively.

Finally, in the domestic sector, Air Canada will add Deer Lake and Hamilton to its destinations list with one and four weekly flights respectively. The national carrier will also increase its service to Calgary, Halifax, Moncton, and Winnipeg. And - new this winter - Air Labrador will fly direct to Moncton 5 times weekly.

Aeroports de Montreal is the local airport authority responsible for the management, operation and development of Montreal-Trudeau and Montreal-Mirabel international airports under the terms of a lease entered into with Transport Canada in 1992. The Corporation employs a total of some 600 persons at both airports and at head office.

For further details on Aeroports de Montreal and the Corporation's activities, consult our Web site at www.admtl.com.

Contact Information

  • Aeroports de Montreal
    Christiane Beaulieu
    Vice President, Public Affairs
    (514) 394-7304