MONTREAL — Air Canada Rouge has inaugurated service between Toronto and Warsaw, further expanding the carrier’s presence in Central Europe, it was announced June 15. The non-stop seasonal service operates four times a week on Boeing 767-300ER aircraft.
“This service is the only route between Canada and Poland operated by a Canadian carrier and it is our third new destination in Central Europe this summer, after Prague and Budapest,” said Benjamin Smith, president, passenger airlines, at Air Canada.
Flights will depart Toronto’s Pearson International Airport on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, and return from Warsaw’s Chopin Airport Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Flights are timed to optimize connectivity to and from Air Canada’s Toronto-Pearson global hub.
All flights provide for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption and, for eligible customers, priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounge access and priority boarding.
The new Toronto-Warsaw service is part of Air Canada’s ongoing international expansion. For this summer, Air Canada has also started new international services between Toronto-Glasgow, Toronto-Budapest, Toronto-London-Gatwick, Toronto-Prague, Montreal-Casablanca, Vancouver-Brisbane and Vancouver-Dublin. Soon, the airline plans to launch services between Toronto-Seoul and Montreal-Lyon.
Last year, Air Canada launched new international services between Toronto-Delhi, Toronto-Amsterdam, Toronto-Dubai, Montreal-Venice, Montreal-Mexico City and Vancouver-Osaka.
Air Canada is the country’s largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents. Canada’s flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2015, served more than 41 million customers.
The airline provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 55 in the U.S. and 87 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexio, Central America and South America.
Air Canada is a founding member of the Star Alliance air transportation network serving 1,321 airports in 193 countries. In addition, Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking, according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax.