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Air Canada to begin year-round service to Amsterdam

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  •   09-26-2014  11:13 am
Air Canada to begin year-round service to Amsterdam

Next June, Air Canada will introduce year-round mainline service to Amsterdam from Toronto, part of the airline’s continuing expansion of its international network.

The Amsterdam service will be operated with a 211-seat, Boeing 767-300ER aircraft with 24 International Business Class pods, featuring fully lie-flat seats. Flights begin June 4 and will be operated up to six times weekly, said a release from Air Canada.

In addition, a new Air Canada rouge twice-weekly service between Montreal and Venice begins May 14, and, subject to government approval, there will be up to five rouge flights per week between Vancouver and Osaka-Kansai beginning May 1.

Other highlights of the 2015 summer schedule include:

- Double-daily Air Canada service from both Toronto and Montreal-Trudeau to Paris-Charles de Gaulle; the additional flights will be offered from June to September and be operated using Boeing 767-300ER aircraft.

- New, non-stop Air Canada services from Toronto to Rio de Janeiro and from Toronto to Panama City introduced for winter 2014-15 will continue to operate during the summer of 2015.

- Air Canada rouge service from Toronto to Athens and Barcelona will increase to daily from five times a week in summer 2014, and service from Toronto to Venice increases to four times from three weekly. From Montreal, Air Canada rouge service to Athens will double to four times weekly and service to Barcelona will increase to three-times weekly from twice weekly in summer 2014. Overall, Air Canada rouge service to Athens, Barcelona, Lisbon, Manchester and Nice will operate a longer season during the summer of 2015 over summer 2014.

- Air Canada rouge will begin operating year-round service between Toronto and Lima beginning May 2, 2015, subject to government approval, following the transfer of the route from Air Canada.