MONTREAL — Air Canada will launch daily summer seasonal service from Canada to Reykjavik, Iceland, beginning in June, it was announced Feb. 1. Flights will operate four times and three times weekly from the carrier’s Toronto and Montreal hubs, respectively, subject to government approvals.
The new non-stop services will be operated by Air Canada Rouge, starting with 136-seat A319 aircraft offering a choice of premium and economy classes of service.
All flights provide for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption, Star Alliance reciprocal benefits and, for eligible customers, priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounge access at the Toronto and Montreal hubs and priority boarding.
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, between June 21 and Oct. 7, flights will leave Toronto Pearson International Airport and arrive in Reykjavik/Keflavik at 6:50am (plus one day).
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, between June 22 and Oct. 8, flights will depart Reykjavik at 8:30am and arrive in Toronto at 10:20am.
Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays, between June 23 and Oct. 8, flights will leave Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport at 9:35pm and arrive in Reykjavik at 6:50am (plus one day).
Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, between June 24 and Oct. 9, flights will leave Reykjavik at 8:30am and arrive in Montreal at 9:45am.
In 2017, Air Canada will launch new international services between Toronto-Mumbai, Toronto-Berlin, Montreal-Shanghai, Montreal-Algiers, Montreal-Marseille, Vancouver-Taipei, Vancouver-Nagoya, Vancouver-Frankfurt and Vancouver-London Gatwick.
In 2016, the airline started new services between Toronto-Seoul, Toronto-London Gatwick, Toronto-Prague, Toronto-Budapest, Toronto-Warsaw, Toronto-Glasgow, Montreal-Casablanca, Montreal-Lyon, Vancouver-Delhi, Vancouver-Brisbane and Vancouver-Dublin.
Air Canada serves more than 200 airports on six continents and in 2016 served more than 45 million customers. The airline provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 57 in the United States and 91 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of the Star Alliance air transportation network serving 1,330 airports in 192 countries around the globe.