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Air France Bolsters Service to Canada, to Add New Service Between Paris and Ottawa
Air France will launch new service between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Ottawa, Canada from June 27, 2023. The route will operate five times weekly with an Airbus A330-200. Quebec City service will resume, along with more flights to Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver.
On Thursday (February 2, 2023), Air France announced that they will bolster service to Canada with new and resumed flights, along with increased frequencies. Starting June 27, 2023, the carrier will launch new nonstop flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Ottawa (YOW). The route will operate five times weekly (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays) with a 224-passenger Airbus A330-300, featuring 36 Business, 21 Premium Economy, and 167 Economy Class seats. Flight AF364 will depart Paris at 13:10 and arrive in Ottawa at 15:05, while the return flight, AF361, departs Ottawa at 17:05 and arrives in Paris at 06:15+1 (all times local).
Air France will also resume service from Paris-CDG to Quebec City, with three weekly Boeing 787-9 flights from May 2, 2023. Paris-Quebec City flights will operate on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Flight AF352 will depart Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 20:45 and will arrive in Quebec City 21:55, while the return flight, AF353, departs Quebec City at 23:55 and arrives at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 12:20 (all times local). Additionally, the airline will increase frequencies on their year-round routes to Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. Montreal will be served from Paris-CDG with up to three weekly flights, Toronto with two weekly flights, and Vancouver with daily service.
Additionally, KLM, part of the Air France-KLM Group, will serve Toronto with up to 13 weekly flights, Calgary with seven weekly flights, Vancouver with up to seven weekly flights, Montreal up to five times weekly, and Edmonton with up to four weekly flights.
Source: Air France