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Air Transat Launches Four New Routes for Summer 2022
Air Transat will launch four new routes for summer 2022, including service from Montreal to San Francisco, Los Angeles and Amsterdam, as well as from Quebec City to London Gatwick. Additionally, the carrier will operate service to Miami and Fort Lauderdale year-round.
On Tuesday (October 26, 2021), Air Transat announced the addition of four new routes for summer 2022. The carrier will launch new service from Montreal to San Francisco, Los Angeles and Amsterdam, as well as exclusive direct service from Jean-Lesage Airport in Quebec City and London Gatwick. The Quebec City-London Gatwick route will be operated once-weekly with an Airbus A321neoLR from May 11th through September 28, 2022. Additionally, Transat will operate year-round flights to both Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The Montreal-San Francisco route will be operated twice weekly, while Montreal-Los Angeles flights will operate three times per week. For summer 2022, Montreal-Miami flights will operate three times per week, and Quebec City-Fort Lauderdale service will be offered once weekly.
In a separate press release on Monday (October 25, 2021), announcing the launch of service between Quebec City and London Gatwick, Transat’s Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Joseph Adamo, said,
“We are proud to have been serving Quebec City since our very beginnings more than 30 years ago, and to be the leading international carrier departing from Jean Lesage Airport, with an array of exclusive routes that is constantly being enhanced. London is the world's number one international market, and this route's strong tourism potential is undeniable, both for Quebec travellers and for Britons who want to visit our beautiful province. The addition of this city-pair is an integral part of our strategic plan and our ambitions for developing our offering out of the Capitale-Nationale region.”
Celebrating 35 years of service, Montreal-based Transat A.T. Inc. (TSX: TRZ), the parent company of Air Transat, has 5,000 employees and is the third largest airline in Canada, as well as the leading integrated tourism company. Transat offers vacation packages, hotel accommodations and air service to more than 60 destinations in over 25 countries in the Americas and Europe (pre-pandemic figures). Air Transat has been voted the ‘World’s Best Leisure Airline’ at the Skytrax World Airline Awards.
Source: Transat A.T., Inc.