Air Canada Inaugurates Montreal to Marseille Service

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The departure of flight AC1962 from Montreal-Trudeau airport Friday night marked the launch of Air Canada Rouge's newest route. The seasonal, non-stop service between Montreal and Marseille will operate three times a week during the summer and give Air Canada customers even more choices when traveling to France, Air Canada said.

"The Marseille service will be the only non-stop flight operated by a network carrier between Marseille and North America further expanding Air Canada's reach in France by complementing existing services to Paris, Lyon and Nice, and strengthening our presence in Provence-Côte d'Azur, a popular summer destination for Quebecers," said Benjamin Smith, president, passenger airlines at Air Canada, in a written release. "With conveniently timed connections throughout Canada and the U.S., this new service to Marseille further expands our global reach from Montreal, reinforcing Montreal-Trudeau as a strategic hub for all of Eastern Canada and the North-Eastern U.S."

Flights will be operated from June 9 to October 13 with an Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-300ER, featuring premium and economy cabins. All flights provide for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption and, for eligible customers, priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounge access, priority boarding and other benefits.

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Other new international routes starting from Montreal for summer 2017 include:

Destinations Start Date Aircraft Type Frequency
Tel Aviv June 22, 2017  Airbus A330-300 (mainline) Twice-weekly (seasonal)
Reykjavik June 29, 2017 Airbus A319-100 (Rouge) Three-weekly (seasonal)
Algiers July 1, 2017  Boeing 767-300ER (Rouge)  Four-weekly (seasonal)

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