MONTREAL — Air Canada has introduced twice-weekly non-stop flights between Montreal and Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport that will operate until April 23, it was announced last month.
“The new flight complements Air Canada’s existing Toronto-San Jose service and our flights from Toronto and Montreal to Liberia in Costa Rica. It also serves to further support Air Canada’s ongoing global expansion, which has seen capacity grow from its strategic Montreal hub by 20 per cent over the past two years,” said Benjamin Smith, president, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada.
Air Canada’s San Jose flights will be operated by Air Canada Rouge, Air Canada’s vacation carrier, with a 282-seat Boeing 767-300ER.
Thursdays and Sundays, flights depart Montreal’s Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport at 7:40am and arrive in San Jose, Costa Rica at 12:14pm, and then depart San Jose at 1:35pm and touch down in Montreal at 7:45pm.
Air Canada serves more than 200 airports on six continents and in 2015, served more than 41 million customers. Air Canada provides service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 57 in the United States and 90 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance air transportation network serving 1,330 airports in 192 countries.