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Updated June 27, 2022

  • Joe Breitfeller

Air Canada Cargo Operates Inaugural Freighter Flight to Madrid

Air Canada Cargo has today operated their first Boeing 767-300 Freighter flights between Toronto and Madrid. Air Canada and Air Canada Cargo also offer capacity to Madrid and Barcelona on passenger aircraft with five weekly flights from Toronto.


Air Canada Cargo Celebrates Inaugural Dedicated Boeing 767-300 Freighter Service Between Toronto and Madrid on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 - Courtesy Air Canada

On Wednesday (May 4, 2022), Air Canada announced that Air Canada Cargo has operated their first Boeing 767-300 Freighter flight between Toronto and Madrid. With the carrier’s extensive freighter and passenger network, shipments from the U.S., Latin America and Canada can easily connect to Madrid and Barcelona through Air Canada’s Toronto hub. The airline also offers capacity to Barcelona and Madrid on five weekly passenger flights from Toronto.

In Wednesday’s announcment, Air Canada Cargo’s Managing Director – Commercial, Matthieu Casey, said,


“With our second Boeing 767-300 freighter now in the fleet, we are growing our footprint in Europe. In addition to flights to Frankfurt, Air Canada Cargo will offer three flights per week to Madrid, arriving from Toronto and Halifax, filled with freight from its Canadian, US and Latin American freighter network, providing a direct connection for Spanish goods to Canada and beyond. Air Canada and Air Canada Cargo are committed to delivering reliable, dedicated capacity to the European market as we continue to expand out freighter fleet. This includes the recent announcement of the acquisition of two new 767-300F aircraft that will enter service in 2023.”


Air Canada Cargo is Canada’s largest air cargo provider, as measured by cargo capacity, and has a presence in over 50 countries, as well as self-handled hubs in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, Chicago, London and Frankfurt. As Air Canada’s dedicated freight division, Air Canada Cargo offers global connectivity across six continents with domestic and international passenger flights, as well as cargo-only flights with their fleet of dedicated Boeing 767-300ER freighters and trucking services.



Source: Air Canada