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Air Canada to launch Toronto City service in May

March 8, 2011, Montreal - Air Canada announced Friday that it will commence service from the Toronto Island's Billy Bishop Airport on May 1, 2011 following the conclusion of a terminal agreement with City Centre Terminal Corp., the airport terminal owned by Porter Aviation Holdings Inc. Air Canada's initial schedule will provide up to 15 daily non-stop return flights between downtown Toronto and Montreal Trudeau International Airport.


March 8, 2011
By Carey Fredericks

"Air Canada is extremely pleased to return to Toronto Island and expand the range of travel options for our customers. This unique service between downtown Toronto and Montreal will provide more choice and added convenience for our customers travelling between Canada's two largest cities," said Ben Smith, Executive Vice-President and Chief Commercial Officer.

Tickets for Air Canada's Toronto Island flights will go on sale March 7, 2011. The service will use state-of-the-art Bombardier Dash 8 Q-400 aircraft operated by Sky Regional Airlines Inc., an associated company of Skyservice Business Aviation.