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Non-stop service between Montreal and Houston

Nov. 30, 2009, Montreal – Air Canada inaugurates daily non-stop service between Montreal and Houston, further enhancing connection and routing possibilities for customers through both Montreal and the Texas hub of its new Star Alliance partner, Continental Airlines.


November 30, 2009
By Administrator

Nov. 30, 2009, Montreal – Air Canada inaugurates daily non-stop service between Montreal and Houston, further enhancing connection and routing possibilities for customers through both Montreal and the Texas hub of its new Star Alliance partner, Continental Airlines.

"Air Canada is pleased to launch this new route, offering the only daily, non-stop service between these two cities. While Montreal and Houston are both important business and leisure destinations in their own right, they are also convenient connection hubs for customers who wish to travel beyond. Through Houston, customers will have a wide range of choice for travelling further south in the U.S. or to Latin America, while customers arriving in Montreal will be able to easily connect to flights for elsewhere in Canada and across the Atlantic to Europe," said Marcel Forget, Vice President, Network Planning, Air Canada.

Air Canada flight AC7997 will depart Montreal at 9 a.m. arriving in Houston at 11:55 a.m. and Air Canada flight AC7998 will depart Houston at 12:25 p.m. arriving back in Montreal at 4:40 p.m. Flights are operated by Air Canada Jazz onboard 75-seat CRJ-705 aircraft offering a choice of Executive or Economy Class service, featuring individual seatback entertainment throughout the aircraft.

With the addition of Montreal-Houston service, Air Canada serves 17 U.S. destinations with non-stop flights from Montreal. From Houston, customers will be able to conveniently connect with Air Canada Star Alliance Partner Continental Airlines to fly to a wide variety of destinations such as New Orleans, Charleston, Acapulco, Belize and Honduras.

Fares currently start as low as $226 one way, before taxes and other fees, and are available for purchase at www.aircanada.com