Air Canada has announced it will enhance services and routes to North Carolina from Montreal and Toronto, beginning next spring.
The new routes include daily, non-stop flights between Montreal and Raleigh as well as deploying their larger aircraft for flights between Toronto and Raleigh and Charlotte to increase capacity and introduce Business Class services.
“Air Canada is pleased to expand its services to North Carolina with a new route from Montreal and larger aircraft operating out of Toronto. The new Montreal-Raleigh service will be the only non-stop flight between these cities, while customers travelling between Toronto and Raleigh and Charlotte will now have the option of Business Class, offering an upgraded flying experience,” says Mark Galardo, Vice President, Network Planning, at Air Canada.”While always a popular leisure destination, North Carolina is also experiencing strong economic growth and Air Canada is making it more convenient and comfortable for customers to travel between Canada and the state.”
The Montreal to Raleigh daily route begins June 3, 2019, using a 50-seat Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ).
From Toronto, starting on May 1, 2019, three-times-daily flights to Raleigh and twice-daily to Charlotte, with be upgraded to a 76-seat, Embraer E175 from a CRJ.
All flights are timed to connect with Air Canada’s global network through its Toronto and Montreal hubs and provide for Aeroplan accumulation, Star Alliance benefits, priority check-in and priority boarding (for eligible customers).
“We’re very excited that Air Canada is continuing to invest in Raleigh–Durham International Airport and our region with service to Montreal, our seventh nonstop international destination,” said Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Landguth. “This is one of our top unserved international markets, providing travellers with exciting new opportunities and access to Air Canada’s global network.”
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