(Montreal) Air Canada announces the addition of several routes between Canada and the United States to its summer schedule, which coincides with the easing of travel restrictions announced by the federal government, including the opening of borders to Americans starting August 9.
Late Monday afternoon, the airline said it had added 55 routes to 34 destinations in the United States, and up to 220 daily flights between the two countries.
Remember that starting August 9, fully vaccinated citizens and permanent residents of the United States will be able to enter Canada for non-essential travel, without the obligation to quarantine at a particular hotel.
“Given the close relationship between Canada and the United States, the re-establishment of air links will contribute to the economic recovery of both countries,” Mark Gallardo, Senior Vice President of Network Planning and Revenue Management at Air Canada, said in a press release.
“Our schedule also facilitates international flights with connections through our hubs in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal,” he added, and also demonstrates confidence in the ability to restore all 57 of Canada’s destinations to the United States. United when the situation permits.
For now, the additional flights announced by Air Canada will be to and from Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver airports.
Regular services on Air Canada planes, regarding food, will resume in early August for cross-border flights of more than two hours.
Air Canada confirms that its schedule is subject to change if the situation evolves in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.