Air Canada launches new connections to Florida and increases frequencies to Mexico and the Dominican Republic
The airline will offer new services to Orlando and Fort Lauderdale starting in November. It will also offer more flights to Punta Cana and Cancun
Air Canada announced two new winter services departing from Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) to Orlando and Fort Lauderdale, two very popular sun destinations in Florida, highly favored by Quebecers. Flights to Fort Lauderdale will begin on November 19 and flights to Orlando on December 17. Starting December 4, Air Canada will also offer more flights to Punta Cana and Cancun.
"We are excited to launch these two new routes to Florida from Quebec City, a first for Air Canada. We know that, for many Quebecers, Florida is a popular location for winter vacations. Punta Cana and Cancun are also among the most popular tropical destinations, and we are pleased to be able to regain these connections. These routes will not only provide more flight options for Quebec City residents, but will also strengthen our position in a growing market and better serve the International Airport Jean Lesage, our long-time partner. Now that the restrictions are easing, it's time to get back on the road and book your getaway in the sun. We can't wait to see you on board again, "said Mark Galardo,Senior Vice President of Network Planning and Revenue Management for Air Canada.
Canada's flagship airline has not only decided to recover some pre-pandemic connections, but has also decided to invest in the Québec market by increasing frequency and adding two new destinations to the schedule for winter 2021.
"We are delighted that Air Canada is resuming its international flights from Quebec City to such popular destinations as Cancun, Punta Cana, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale. Now that we can finally travel again, it is essential that the people of Greater Quebec are able to get out. from YQB. This announcement is the result of a fruitful and beneficial collaboration between Air Canada and YQB, "said Stéphane Poirier, President and CEO of Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB).
Air Canada flights from Quebec City will be operated by Air Canada Rouge on Airbus A319 aircraft with capacity for 136 passengers. Seats can be reserved on aircanada.com or the airline app, as well as at Air Canada service centers and travel agencies.