Air Canada to Launch Seasonal Flights Between Calgary and London, Ontario

Convenient connections at Calgary hub throughout Alberta and BC

Air Canada announced it will launch new daily, seasonal flights between Calgary and London, Ontario beginning June 24, 2019 until mid-October.  Flights will be operated onboard Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319 aircraft with a choice of two cabins, wi-fi options and in-flight entertainment streamed to personal devices.

Air Canada to Launch Seasonal Flights Between Calgary and London, Ontario (CNW Group/Air Canada)

“We are pleased to expand Air Canada’s domestic network linking London, Ontario to our Calgary hub with daily seasonal flights this summer.  We have strategically added these non-stop services between the considerable southern Ontario market and Alberta to offer both convenient point-to-point travel, as well as easy connections at our Calgary hub to and from destinations throughout Alberta and BC including Vancouver Island,” said Mark Galardo, Vice President, Network Planning at Air Canada.  “In London, the addition of Calgary flights complements our flights to Montreal and Toronto, giving customers in the greater southwestern Ontario region unparalleled options of connecting over three convenient hubs when travelling to their final destinations this summer.”

“This is wonderful news for travellers throughout southwestern Ontario,” says Mike Seabrook, CEO of London International Airport. “Air Canada continues to demonstrate their commitment to our region and have been steadily increasing the number of destinations that they serve from London. With our “Easy and Comfortable” approach to travel at London International, passengers are going to love this new service.”

“This new flight offers Albertans a direct link to western Ontario and will make for a shorter journey to western Canada for passengers from the east,” said Michael Hayward, Vice President, Marketing and Guest Experience, The Calgary Airport Authority. “We’d like to thank and congratulate Air Canada on this new flight.”

Flight #

Depart

Local Time

Arrive

Local Time

AC1697

London, ON (YXU)

07:00

Calgary (YYC)

09:08

AC1698

Calgary (YYC)

16:10

London, ON (YXU)

21:58

Flights are now available for purchase along with special promotional fares at aircanada.com, via the Air Canada App, through Air Canada’s Contact Centres, and through travel agents.

All Air Canada flights provide for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption and for eligible customers, priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounge access at main airports, priority boarding and other benefits.

About Air Canada

Air Canada is Canada’s largest domestic and international airline serving more than 220 airports on six continents. Canada’s flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2018 served nearly 51 million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 60 in the United States and 98 in Europe, the Middle EastAfricaAsiaAustralia, the CaribbeanMexicoCentral America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world’s most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,317 airports in 193 countries. Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax, which also named Air Canada the 2018 Best Airline in North America. For more information, please visit: aircanada.com/media, follow @AirCanada on Twitter and join Air Canada on Facebook.

Source: Air Canada

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