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  • Joe Breitfeller

Air Canada to Launch Daily Service Between Toronto Island and Ottawa From October 31, 2021

Air Canada will launch new service between Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and Ottawa starting October 31, 2021. The carrier will offer four daily return flights on the route, increasing to eight daily returns for summer 2022.


Air Canada Express Jazz De Havilland Dash 8-400 - Courtesy Air Canada

On Thursday (October 7, 2021), Air Canada announced the launch of new service between Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and Ottawa from October 31, 2021. The route will launch with four daily return flights, increasing to eight daily returns by summer 2022. The route will be operated by Air Canada Express Jazz with a De Havilland Dash 8-400, featuring a complimentary snack and beverage service. Air Canada also offers their guests a complimentary shuttle bus service between downtown and the Toronto City Airport. The shuttle brings travelers to and from the west entrance of The Fairmont Royal York Hotel, located at the corner of Front and York streets, across from Union Station.


In Thursday’s announcement, Air Canada’s Senior Vice President – Network Planning and Revenue Management, Mark Galardo, said,


"Air Canada's new service from Toronto Island to Ottawa will conveniently link Canada’s capital directly with the centre of the country's leading business centre. This new route is designed to meet customer demand in this heavily travelled market, with a large business travel component, and complement our recently resumed Montreal-Toronto Island airport service. It is a further example of how Air Canada is rebuilding its network, including by adding new routes and destinations in our determination to emerge from the pandemic an even stronger airline.”


Air Canada's New Toronto Island-Ottawa Schedule - 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 the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking from Skytrax. For the last two years Air Canada was also named Global Traveler’s ‘Best Airline in North America.’ Additionally, Air Canada has committed to a net zero emissions goal from all global operations by 2050.



Source: Air Canada