With Italy under lockdown due to the spread of coronavirus cases throughout the country, Air Canada is suspending all flights between Canada and Italy, effective March 11, PAX has learned.
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Citing Italian government regulations and ongoing health and safety concerns, media spokesperson for Air Canada, Peter Fitzpatrick confirmed, "Our last flight to Rome will depart Toronto on the evening of March 10 and the last flight returning from Rome will be March 11 to Montreal. We continue to monitor this situation and evaluate conditions prior to resuming service; we currently plan to restart service May 1."
Air Canada’s current service to Italy consists of once daily flights from Canada to Rome on alternate days from Toronto and Montreal.
Affected customers will be notified and offered travel options, including a full refund.
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