The number of Canadians travelling to the U.S. is up 5%, dodging the Trump Slump and keeping tour operators here upbeat about their sales volumes to U.S. destinations.
MONTREAL — Air Transat is getting a jump on its 2018 Israel program, moving up the start date for its Tel Aviv flights by one month. While its inaugural flights this year took off June 18, next year the season will start even earlier with weekly service beginning May 23, then going up to twice weekly June 10 – Oct. 29. The 2018 flights are now in the system and available for sale.
Flying out of Montreal and also available from Toronto with a connection in Montreal, the A330-200 flights will offer 332 seats.
Economy Class passengers travelling with Air Transat to or from Tel Aviv are allowed one piece of checked baggage of 30 kg and a carry-on of 10 kg.
Air Transat reminds agents that all passengers can pre-order special meals including glatt kosher meals up to 72 hours before departure.
Passengers travelling in Club Class to or from Tel Aviv get up to two pieces of checked baggage of 32 kg each, for a total of 64 kg.
Economy Class passengers who book an Option Plus upgrade are allowed one additional piece of checked baggage of 30 kg, for a total of 60 kg. Option Plus benefits also include seat selection, priority check-in, boarding and baggage handling.
Transat’s Israel program also includes guided tours, packages with roundtrip flights, accommodations, transfers and certain meals, and à la carte visits for customized holidays.
|Flight||Operation Days||Flight Numbers||Departure||Arrival|
|Montreal-Tel-Aviv||Sunday and Wednesday||TS172 et TS272||02:00 pm||07:25 am|
|Tel-Aviv-Montreal||Monday and Thursday||TS173 et TS273||09:25 am||02:10 pm|
|Flight||Operation Day||Flight Number||Departure||Arrival|
|Toronto-Montreal||Wednesday||TS497||11:15 am||12:30 pm|
|Montreal-Tel-Aviv||Wednesday||TS272||02: 00 pm||07:25 am|
|Tel-Aviv-Montreal||Thursday||TS273||09:25 am||02:10 pm|
|Montreal-Toronto||Thursday||TS496||04:40 pm||05:55 pm|
|Tel-Aviv-Montreal||Monday||TS173||09:25 am||02:10 pm|
|Montreal-Toronto||Monday||TS594||06:45 pm||07:55 pm|