Air Transat announces its flight program for summer 2022

MONTREAL, November 11, 2021 / CNW Telbec / – Air Transat, named World’s Best Leisure Airline, is proud to announce its summer 2022 flight schedule. At the height of the season, it will operate more than 250 flights per week to 44 destinations. It will gradually increase its service to Europe, strengthen its position in United States by offering flights to Los Angeles and San Francisco for the first time, to offer a selection of its most popular southern destinations and enhance its domestic flight program.

“We are actively rebuilding our network with a modern and versatile fleet that will allow us to meet the increased demand expected in 2022,” said Annick Guérard, President and CEO of Transat. “We will be returning to almost all of the destinations served before the pandemic, in addition to offering Canadian travelers major new destinations. “

An enlarged Europe flight program

Of Montreal, the airline will offer 7 direct flights per week to LondonGatwick and 14 to Paris. It also plans to restart its operations to the French provinces, with a service to Bordeaux, Lyonnais, Marseilles, Nantes, Attractive and Toulouse. A total of 19 European destinations will be accessible via a direct service from Montreal, including a new route to Amsterdam.

Air Transat will also strengthen its position as the leading international carrier departing from Jean Lesage airport by Quebec city by offering exclusive non-stop flights to two European capitals: Paris and, for the first time, London.

Of Toronto, in addition to 14 weekly flights to London, travelers will also be able to fly to 13 other key European destinations in Croatia, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom

Number of weekly direct flights in high season to Europe

Destination

Of
Montreal

Of
Quebec city

Of
Toronto

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands

3

4

Athens, Greece

3

3

BÂLE-MULHOUSE, Switzerland

1

Barcelona, ​​Spain

3

2

BORDEAUX from France

4

Brussels, Belgium

3

Dublin, Ireland

5

GLASGOW, United Kingdom

4

LAMEZIA from Italy

1

Lisbon, Portugal

5

5

London, United Kingdom

7

1

14

Lyon, France

4

Madrid, Spain

3

MALAGA from Spain

2

Manchester, United Kingdom

4

Marseille, France

5

NANTES from France

3

Nice, France

2

Paris, France

14

3

4

PORTO, Portugal

2

3

Rome, Italy

4

5

Toulouse, France

4

Venice, Italy

2

1

ZAGREB from Croatia

2

United States: to focus on California and Florida

Of Montreal, Air Transat will introduce a new direct service to California with two flights per week to San Francisco and three to Los Angeles. It will also step up its service to Florida by operating flights between Montreal and Miami throughout the year, in addition to flying Fort Lauderdale and Orlando at a time Montreal and Toronto.

Finally, travelers from Quebec city will now be able to enjoy direct flights to Fort Lauderdale all year.

Number of weekly direct flights in high season to the United States

Destination

Of
Montreal

Of
Quebec city

Of
Toronto

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida

4

1

4

Los Angeles, California

3

Miami, Florida

3

Orlando florida

2

3

San Francisco, California

2

The South all year round

Because Canadians love southern getaways even during the summer, Air Transat will offer a selection of its most popular destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean out of Montreal, Quebec city and Toronto.

Number of weekly direct flights in high season to sunny destinations

Destination

Of
Montreal

Of
Quebec city

Of
Toronto

CANCÚN, Mexico

4

1

5

CAYO COCO, Cuba

2

2

HOLGUIN from Cuba

1

1

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica

1

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti

2

PUERTO PLATA, Dominican Republic

2

1

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic

5

1

5

SAMANA, Dominican Republic

1

SANTA CLARA from Cuba

2

2

VARADERO from Cuba

2

2

No more domestic flights and connections

By closely monitoring the market and emerging travel trends, Air Transat is convinced that the popularity of travel within Canada will still be strong in the summer of 2022, which is why it will continue to enrich its domestic flight program.

These flights will also allow many Canadians to access international destinations through connections in Toronto and Montreal.

Number of weekly domestic flights in high season

City-pair

Number of
flights

MONTREAL – CALGARY

8

MONTREAL, QUEBEC

5

MONTREAL – TORONTO

15

MONTREAL – VANCOUVER

ten

TORONTO – CALGARY

8

TORONTO – VANCOUVER

ten

Air Transat may have to change its flight schedule subject to the evolution of the COVID-19 situation and the resulting travel restrictions.

About Air Transat
Founded in Montreal 35 years ago, Air Transat was one of the leading brands for leisure travel. Voted the world’s best leisure airline by passengers at the Skytrax World Airline Awards, it flies to international and Canadian destinations, striving to serve its customers with enthusiasm and friendliness at every stage of their journey or stay, and focusing on emphasis on safety throughout. It is renewing its fleet with the greenest aircraft in their category as part of a commitment to a healthier environment, knowing that this is essential to its operations and the magnificent destinations it offers. Air Transat is a business unit of Transat AT Inc., a world-renowned vacation travel supplier that obtained Travelife certification in 2018 in recognition of its commitments to sustainable development.

Recent distinctions and awards

  • World’s Best Leisure Airline at the Skytrax World Airline Awards

  • Appointed to The world of Forbes List of top employers

  • Best Tour Operator and Preferred General Supplier at Agents’ Choice Awards presented by Baxter Travel Media

  • Classified as from Canada 21st best corporate citizen by Corporate Knights

SOURCE Transat AT inc.

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