Aeroports de Montreal

Aeroports de Montreal

November 06, 2014 08:30 ET

Curacao and Rio Hato Among Many New Destinations Offered from Montreal-Trudeau This Winter

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Nov. 6, 2014) - Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) is pleased to announce the new air services that will be available this winter at Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport.

Starting in December, travellers will enjoy an unrivalled choice of flight options, particularly to Sun destinations. No fewer than 44 cities in the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America will be accessible by regular direct flight from Montréal including, for the first time, Curaçao (Dutch Caribbean) and Rio Hato (Panama). In total, airlines will offer 5% more seats to the south compared with last year.

The new weekly flight between Montréal and Curaçao will be operated by Air Canada as of January 1, 2015, while the link to Rio Hato's new airport on the Pacific coast of Panama will be provided by Sunwing, with one flight a week starting on November 14. Panama City will continue to be served on a regular basis by Copa Airlines.

In the domestic market, Porter will strengthen its presence at Montréal-Trudeau with capacity increases of 14% to Halifax and 8% to Toronto Island (Billy Bishop airport).

In the U.S. sector, Air Canada rouge will significantly increase its capacity to Florida, especially to Miami (+92%), Tampa (+35%) and Fort Lauderdale (+6%). For its part, American Airlines will offer 43% more seats to Chicago.

Internationally, Royal Air Maroc will add 20% more seats to Casablanca compared with last winter.

For the 2014-1015 winter season, Montréal-Trudeau will be connected by direct flight to a total of 109 destinations in the world.

ADM experienced strong growth in passenger traffic during the first nine months of 2014 and all indications are that this trend will continue during the 2014-2015 winter season. The international sector, excluding the United States, accounts for 38% of total traffic, the highest proportion among any Canadian airport.

About Aéroports de Montréal

Aéroports de Montréal is the local airport authority that has been responsible for the management, operation and development of Montréal-Trudeau and Montréal-Mirabel international airports since 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.

For further information on Aéroports de Montréal and its operations, please visit our website at www.admtl.com.

Contact Information

  • Source: Christiane Beaulieu
    Vice-President, Public Affairs and Communications
    514 394-7304