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Air Canada to launch new daily service between Toronto Island and Ottawa

MONTREAL — Air Canada is launching a new service between Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and Ottawa beginning Oct. 31.

The route will start with four return trips daily before ramping up to eight return trips daily starting in summer 2022. Service will be operated by Air Canada Express Jazz with a De Havilland Dash 8-400 featuring a complimentary snack and drink.

“Air Canada’ s new service from Toronto Island to Ottawa will conveniently link Canada’s capital directly with the centre of the country’s leading business centre,” said Mark Galardo, Senior Vice President, Network Planning and Revenue Management at Air Canada. “This new route is designed to meet customer demand in this heavily travelled market, with a large business travel component, and complement our recently resumed Montreal-Toronto Island airport service.

“It is a further example of how Air Canada is rebuilding its network, including by adding new routes and destinations in our determination to emerge from the pandemic an even strong airline.”

Air Canada presently operates five return flights daily between Toronto Island and Montreal. The schedule for the new Toronto Island-Ottawa service is as follows:

Flight Departs Arrives Days of Operation
AC 8950 Toronto Island at 07:00 Ottawa at 07:59      Daily
AC 8954 Toronto Island at 08:35 Ottawa at 09:34      Daily
AC 8960 Toronto Island at 17:00 Ottawa at 17:59      Daily
AC 8962 Toronto Island at 18:00 Ottawa at 18:59      Daily
AC 8953 Ottawa at 07:00 Toronto Island at 08:04      Daily
AC 8955 Ottawa at 08:30 Toronto Island at 09:34      Daily
AC 8961 Ottawa at 16:25 Toronto Island at 17:29      Daily
AC 8963 Ottawa at 18:30 Toronto Island at 19:34      Daily

Air Canada offers its customers complimentary shuttle bus service between downtown Toronto and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. The shuttle brings travellers to and from the west entrance of The Fairmont Royal York Hotel, located directly across from Union Station.