• Joe Breitfeller

Air Canada to Resume Service Between Montreal and Toronto Island Airport From September 8, 2021

Air Canada will resume service between Montreal and Billy Bishop Airport on Toronto Island with five daily return flights starting September 8, 2021. The route will be operated by Air Canada Jazz with a De Havilland Dash 8-400.


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

On Friday (September 3, 2021), Air Canada announced the resumption of service between Montreal and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport on Toronto Island, with five daily return flights from September 8, 2021. The route will be operated by Air Canada Jazz with a De Havilland Dash 8-400 featuring a complimentary snack and beverage. All customers can earn and redeem Aeroplan points when flying with Air Canada and eligible guests also have access to priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounges at Canadian Airports, priority boarding and more. Additionally, Air Canada offers complimentary shuttle bus service between downtown and Toronto City Airport. The shuttle operates to/from the west entrance of The Fairmont Royal York Hotel, located across from Union Station at the corner of Front and York streets.


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


“We are pleased to restart our operations at Billy Bishop airport and offer our customers the choice to fly in and out of Toronto Island, which is popular among business travellers for its proximity to the city centre and its ability to connect travellers to our global network through Montreal. Our schedule enables travellers to conveniently fly between Montreal and Toronto Island Airport up to five times per day, linking the two key business and cultural centres as we continue to play our part to reinvigorate Canada's economy. We look forward to welcoming our customers back on board and expanding our daily service as more traffic returns.”


Air Canada's Schedule for Service Between Montreal and Toronto Island Airport - 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.’ In January 2021, Air Canada received APEX's Diamond Status Certification for the Air Canada CleanCare+ biosafety program for managing COVID-19. Additionally, Air Canada has committed to a net zero emissions goal from all global operations by 2050.



Source: Air Canada