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Air Canada enhances capacity to 2019/20 sun destinations

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  •   06-19-2019  1:15 pm

Air Canada enhances capacity to 2019/20 sun destinations

Air Canada Vacations has added increased capacity to its sun destinations for 2019/20 aboard Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge.

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The roster showcases 25 new flights and significantly expanded capacity in Western Canada.

New this year, Air Canada Vacations will offer a non-stop route from Ottawa to Varadero, Cuba operating on Mondays starting Dec. 23, 2019.

More flights to the sun

In addition to the new route, there are a further 24 new flights to the sun:

West:

14 additional flights per week to Mexico, including:

  • Three new flights from Vancouver to Cancun (now daily)
  • Two new flights from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta
  • Three additional flights from Vancouver to Los Cabos
  • One additional flight from Vancouver to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo.

There are four additional flights from Calgary to Cancun (now daily as of Dec. 16), and one additional flight from Winnipeg to Cancun (now twice on Saturdays).

Ontario:

Six additional flights per week including:

  • One additional flight from Toronto to each of Antigua, Cartagena, Curacao, Huatulco, and Saint Kitts.

From Ottawa, Air Canada Vacations will feature an additional flight to Cancun (now twice on Fridays). Air Canada Vacations will offer seasonal service from Ottawa to Cancun and Punta Cana as early as Nov. 1, 2019.

Quebec:

Two additional flights from Montreal to Puerto Vallarta (now operating every day of week except Tuesdays as of Dec. 18th).

Atlantic:

Two additional flights per week including:

  • One additional flight from Halifax to Cancun
  • One additional flight to Punta Cana

Air Canada Vacations will offer service from Halifax to Cancun and Punta Cana as early as Dec. 21, 2019.

Early fall program

New this year, two flights will start up early, commencing in the fall rather than at Christmas:

  • Ottawa to Cancun will commence Nov. 1
  • Ottawa to Punta Cana will commence Nov. 2

Air Canada Vacations continues to promote its Winter Early Bird sale with to $500 in savings until June 30, 2019, $150 per adult and $100 per child. Clients will receive Air Canada Vacations’ travel protection CareFlex and CareFree plans free when booking their next winter vacation. Travel protection includes seat selection, price drop guarantee, Stormguard, fee waiver, and the ability to change, transfer, or cancel the booking with full refund.

Early planners can also take advantage of only $50 deposit per person when booking their 2019/2020 winter holiday through their favourite travel professional.

The Winter Early Bird Sale is valid for travel departure dates between Nov. 1, 2019 and April 30, 2020 to select destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean, South and Central America.

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