Aéroports de Montréal

Aéroports de Montréal

November 01, 2006 15:50 ET

Vast Range of "Hot" Destinations Available This Winter from Montreal-Trudeau

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 1, 2006) - Aeroports de Montreal is pleased to announce a series of sun destinations that will enhance service out of Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport for the fall-winter 2006 season.

Travellers in search of warmth and sunshine will be delighted with the arrival of Sunwing Airlines, the charter carrier of the well-known tour wholesaler Sunwing Vacations. The airline will be offering flights to 10 sun destinations: Puerto Plata and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; Acapulco and Cancun, Mexico; Cayo Coco, Camaguay, Holguin, Santiago and Varadero, Cuba; as well as Panama City, Panama. As of November, Sunwing will be operating 14 flights a week using 189-seat Boeing B737-800 aircraft.

Air Transat will be introducing a weekly flight to Samana, Dominican Republic, on an Airbus 310. Skyservice will also be offering twice- weekly flights to the Samana Peninsula.

WestJet will be adding two destinations - Orlando and Tampa - to its Florida lineup. The company will be flying to the two cities up to three times a week using 136-seat Boeing 737s.

For its part, Air Canada will be enhancing its service out of Montreal-Trudeau with year-round direct flights to Edmonton, San Francisco, Denver and Mexico City. The national airline will also be adding another daily flight to Los Angeles and Las Vegas, for a total of two flights a day to both destinations. It will also be improving its Halifax service.

SWISS will continue providing a daily service to Zurich year-round in order to better meet the requirements of businesspeople, while United Airlines will be adding a new service from Montreal to Chicago, for a total of four flights a day.

Lastly, two new domestic carriers - Provincial Airlines and Porter Airlines - will be serving Montreal-Trudeau. The first kicked off its twice-daily flights to Sept-Iles on a Dash 100 on September 8 and the second will be operating a Montreal-Toronto Island service using Bombardier Q400 aircraft several times a day as of December 11.

ADM 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 the two airports and head office.

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  • Aeroports de Montreal
    Christiane Beaulieu
    Vice President, Public Affairs