MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Nov. 4, 2013) - Aéroports de Montréal is pleased to announce the latest developments in air services out of Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport for the 2013-2014 winter season.
Travellers will be able to choose from a total of 107 destinations - including 40 Sun destinations - served non-stop this winter from Montréal-Trudeau. Aruba, in the Caribbean, and Freeport, Bahamas, have been added to last year's schedule. In addition, several carriers have added seats for current destinations by changing aircraft, particularly for international destinations, where capacity will be 9% greater than in the winter of 2012-2013. It is important to note that flight schedules are subject to change.
For the first time, Sunwing will offer once-weekly departures to the island of Aruba, in the Netherlands Antilles, as well as to Freeport, Bahamas, aboard 189-passenger Boeing 737s. The carrier is also increasing its capacity by 50% to Cayo Coco, Cuba, and by 25% to Santa Clara, Cuba, and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
Air Canada will add a second weekly flight to Samana, Dominican Republic, for a total of 266 seats a week, and will increase its offering by 20% to Holguin (Cuba), Montego Bay (Jamaica), Nassau and Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic).
Air Transat, for its part, will boost capacity by 73% to Puerto Plata and by 37% to Cayo Coco.
Air Canada has increased its capacity to Paris by 72% by replacing Airbus A330s with 458-seat Boeing 777s. The carrier has also substituted Airbus A330s for Boeing 767s on its flights to Geneva, increasing seating capacity by 26%.
British Airways will serve London aboard Boeing 777s, instead of Boeing 767s, increasing capacity by 45%.
Certain flights available only once daily this past summer will now be offered daily all year.
Starting this month, Air Canada will offer daily service to San Francisco, California, using 120-seat Airbus A319s, while United Airlines will continue to serve Houston, Texas daily with 70-seat Embraer ERJ-170s.
About Aéroports de Montréal
ADM is the local airport authority responsible for the management, operation and development of Montréal-Trudeau and Montréal-Mirabel international airports under a lease signed with Transport Canada in 1992. The Corporation employs 650 people at both airports and at head office. ADM has been ISO 14001 certified since 2000 and BOMA BESt certified since 2008.
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