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Air Canada Announces Summer 2024 Schedule Expansion

For summer 2024, Air Canada will offer new international service to Singapore, Stockholm, Osaka and Seoul.  The carrier will increase Asia Pacific capacity by 30 percent with up to 87 weekly flights, and boost Southern Europe capacity by 25 percent.

For Summer 2024, Air Canada Will Increase Asia-Pacific Capacity by 30 Percent, and Southern European Capacity by 25 Percent Compared to Last Summer - Courtesy Air Canada/CNW

On Thursday (April 18, 2024), Air Canada announced details of their summer 2024 flying program which includes new international service to Singapore, Stockholm, Osaka and Seoul.  Compared to summer 2023, the carrier will increase capacity to the Asia-Pacific region and Southern Europe by 30 and 25 percent, respectively, and will also offer service to 120 destinations in North America.

In Thursday’s announcement, Air Canada’s EVP – Revenue and Network Planning, mark Galardo, said,

“We continue to see strong demand for southern European destinations, and have increased capacity to countries such as Italy, Greece and especially Spain for this summer.  Air Canada is also focused on strategically expanding its Pacific hub in Vancouver and we are thrilled to have launched service to Singapore earlier this month, as well as increasing service to Hong Kong and Japan.  With continued high demand for visiting friends, relatives and leisure travel, our increased services to key destinations give customers more options than ever before.


“Within North America, Air Canada's domestic and trans-border network will grow to 120 destinations this summer, with the addition of Tulum, Mexico and Charleston, South Carolina, and be further strengthened by our joint business agreement with United Airlines.  Taken together, our domestic, trans-border and international schedules, alongside our airline and intermodal partnerships, create a global network unrivalled among Canadian carriers.  We have continued to build scale at our Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver hubs, each offering convenient and easy connections and such amenities as our Maple Leaf Lounges and Signature Suites in Toronto and Vancouver for our premium customers.”


Air Canada's Summer 2024 Schedule Expansion - Courtesy Air Canada

Air Canada is Canada’s largest domestic and international airline.  The Canadian flag carrier is a founding member of the Star Alliance and holds a Four-Star ranking from Skytrax.  Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service to 180 airports in Canada, the United States, and internationally on six continents.  Through the carrier’s Aeroplan loyalty program, customers can earn and redeem points on the world’s largest airline partner network of 45 airlines.  Air Canada Cargo offers air freight lift and connectivity to hundreds of destinations across six continents with a dedicated fleet of 767-300 Freighters and passenger aircraft belly hold capacity.  Additionally, the airline has committed to a net zero emissions goal from all global operations by 2050.


Source: Air Canada/CNW


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