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MONTREAL — Air Transat has released detailed listings, including frequencies, of its winter sun 2019-2020 schedule, with a complete rundown of Winter Sun and Europe destinations available in the coming winter months from Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic Canada and the West.
The news follows up on Air Transat’s winter 2019-20 product launch in June, where it outlined in broad strokes its plans for the coming season.
The addition of Air Transat’s new A321neoLRs for winter 2019-2020 “will allow the carrier greater flexibility to offer a broader choice of destinations to travellers”, says the company.
Here’s a look at where Air Transat will be flying this winter, region by region…
From London, ON Air Transat will add a new direct flight to Puerto Plata. From Hamilton there will be a new direct flight to Santa Clara, as well as a second weekly direct fight to Punta Cana.
From Toronto, along with its daily flight to London, UK, Air Transat will offer two direct flights a week all year long to Glasgow and Manchester. The airline will extend to mid-January its flights to Barcelona and Rome, with two direct flights a week to each city. Travellers will be able to fly to Portugal from Toronto, with two weekly direct flights to Lisbon, and one direct flight to Porto. Air Transat will also offer a direct flight from Toronto to Faro during the winter, with one flight a week.
Air Transat will have a total of 42 South and Europe destinations out of Montreal, and 13 out of Quebec City. Air Transat will put increased focus on Florida travel this winter, continuing its Orlando service (three direct flights per week) and adding frequency to Fort Lauderdale, with direct flights now available daily out of Montreal during the peak season. The carrier will also boost frequency on its Quebec City–Fort Lauderdale route, offering five direct flights a week.
Also out of Montreal, Air Transat will be enriching its D.R. program with one additional direct flight each week to Puerto Plata (for a total of five direct flights a week), as well as adding another flight to Montego Bay (four direct flights per week). Cuba will be more accessible for travellers flying out of Quebec City, with the addition of direct service to Holguin, for a total of two direct flights weekly.
On the Europe front, the carrier will now serve Spain’s Costa del Sol year-round, with direct service to Malaga from Montreal (two flights a week), and will also fly to Madrid starting in December (two direct flights weekly).
Air Transat will offer direct service to 10 South destinations out of Halifax, and to four departing from Moncton, from Feb. 15 to April 30, 2020. Vacationers will enjoy easy access to the beaches of Cuba, the D.R., Mexico, Jamaica and Florida.
Travellers will have a choice of 20 South and Europe destinations from Vancouver. Beach vacations will be available from Calgary, Victoria, Edmonton and Winnipeg as well.
As of December, Air Transat will become the sole airline to fly direct from Vancouver to Fort Lauderdale (two direct flights a week), while also adding departures to Liberia and San Jose, Costa Rica, (two flights a week) as well as a direct flight to Punta Cana. Along with its new destinations from Vancouver, Air Transat will enhance its flight program from Calgary, adding another direct flight to Puerto Vallarta for a total of four direct flights a week.
From Vancouver, several of Canadians’ favourite European Sun destinations including Faro and Lisbon, and Barcelona and Malaga, will be accessible via Montreal and Toronto. Flying through Toronto or Montreal, passengers will also be able to holiday in London, Glasgow and Manchester as well as in Paris.