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Air Canada announces new routes for Eastern Canada

Air Canada announced that it is introducing non-stop service on three new routes for Atlantic Canada, connecting Halifax and New York City, Deer Lake, NL, and Toronto, and Halifax and Edmonton.


September 19, 2007
By Carey Fredericks

Air Canada announced today that it is introducing non-stop service on three new routes for Atlantic Canada, connecting Halifax and New York City, Deer Lake, NL, and Toronto, and Halifax and Edmonton. The new daily flights will commence this spring.

The Halifax-New York, LaGuardia service will be operated by Air Canada Jazz using a 50-seat Bombardier CRJ regional aircraft. Flights will depart Halifax at 11:45 a.m. and arrive in New York at 12:30 p.m. They will leave New York at 1 p.m. and arrive in Halifax at 3:40 p.m.

The Deer Lake-Toronto service will be operated by Air Canada using a 120-seat Airbus A319, featuring Executive Class service. Flights will depart Toronto at 2:55 p.m. and arrive in Deer Lake at 7:05 p.m. They will leave Deer Lake at 7:55 p.m. and arrive in Toronto at 9:18 p.m. The new route will complement existing daily year-round service from Deer Lake to Montreal and Halifax.

The Halifax-Edmonton service will also be operated by Air Canada using an Airbus A319. Flights will depart Edmonton at 10:30 p.m. and arrive at Halifax at 6:10 a.m. They will leave Halifax at 8:10 a.m. and arrive at Edmonton at 10:30 a.m.