Sept. 24, 2012, Ottawa - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, today announced the designation of Air Transat to operate scheduled international air services between Canada and El Salvador, providing more flight options for travellers.
"The designation of Air Transat to serve El Salvador will contribute to the growth and competitiveness of the Canadian airline industry and provide more choices for travellers with additional, direct flight options to El Salvador," said Minister Lebel. "It demonstrates Canada's commitment to supporting travel and trade links with Central America."
Under Canada's Multiple Designation policy, all Canadian air carriers may apply to the Minister of Transport for designation to operate scheduled international air services. The designation announced today was made possible by the existing air transport agreement with El Salvador.