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Air Transat Inaugurates New Nonstop Flights From Toronto and Montreal to Lima, Peru

Air Transat’s inaugural flight between Toronto and Lima (TS152) took flight on Wednesday evening, December 20th.  The carrier’s inaugural flight between Montreal and Lima (TS150) will take place on Friday December 22, 2023.


Air Transat Celebrates the Launch of Inaugural Flight Between Toronto and Lima, Peru on Wednesday, December 20, 2023 - Courtesy Air Transat

On Thursday (December 21, 2023), Air Transat announced the launch of new direct services between Canada and Peru.  The carrier’s inaugural service between Toronto and Lima (TS152) took flight on Wednesday evening December 20th, while the new Montreal-Lima service (TS150) will take to the skies for the first time on Friday, December 22, 2023).  Air Transat’s new routes are the only direct connections between Canada and Peru and will operate year-round.  Toronto-Lima flights will operate twice weekly, while Montreal-Lima flights will operate once weekly.


In Thursday’s announcement, Transat’s Chief Revenue Officer, Michèle Barre, said,


“It is a great pleasure for Air Transat to bring this promising route to fruition and finally see our star fly over Peru.  Lima represents a strongly strategic South American gateway within our portfolio of destinations, allowing us to continue to benefit from the sustained growth of tourism on this continent.  We are also very proud to offer our passengers the opportunity to broaden their horizons and discover the treasures of Peru.”


Montreal-based Transat A.T. Inc. (TSX: TRZ), the parent company of Air Transat, was founded over 35 years ago.  The company has over 5,000 employees and is a leading leisure airline in Canada, as well as the top integrated tourism company.  Transat offers vacation packages, hotel accommodations and air service to destinations across the Americas, Europe and the Caribbean.  The carrier is also launching new service between Montreal and Marrakech in Morocco from June 2024.  With codeshare and interline partnerships, Air Transat offers service to over 300 destinations.  In 2023, Air Transat was voted the ‘World’s Best Leisure Airline in North America’ at the Skytrax World Airline Awards.  The carrier is currently renewing their fleet with the most fuel-efficient and environmentally aircraft in their class, as part of Air Transat’s commitment to a healthier environment, knowing that this is essential for the preservation of the magnificent destinations they serve.


 

Source: Transat A.T. Inc.

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