From our neighbors to the north are new routes by Air Canada and WestJet and an increase in frequency for many destinations.
Air Canada has announced a new route from Montreal to Tel Aviv this summer. The maiden flight between Canada and Israel will take to the sky on June 22nd and continue until October 16th of this year.
This new route is a direct flight that will appear on the schedule on Thursdays and Sundays each week in the summer months. Departure time from Montreal is at 6:35 pm. The aircraft to be used for this new connection will be an Airbus A330-300 in a three class configuration with business, premium economy and economy classes.
In another announcement from Air Canada is that increasing in frequency of their Toronto to Tel Aviv flight to daily direct service. This increase will also occur this summer but the change will be permanent for the entire year.
WestJet has decided to concentrate on the domestic market in the north with new routes and increased frequencies. On June 15th WestJet will begin 4 daily flights from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport in Montreal to the Jean Lesage International Airport in Quebec. The flights will be departing Montreal at 7:45 am, 12:00 pm, 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm daily.
WestJet will also begin 2 daily flights to Halifax from Montreal beginning on March 15th. These direct flights depart Montreal at 9:15 am and 6:20 pm.
The new Montreal to Boston route will increase to twice daily direct flights on October 15th. They depart Montreal at 7:15 am and 4:00 pm.
The cost of these new routes from WestJet for a one way ticket run is from $67 USD to $76 USD.
Sources: Air Canada, AirSoc, WestJet, PR News Wire