Air Canada to launch service to Red Deer, AB connecting Central Alberta to
MONTREAL, July 10, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada announced today it will
commence scheduled service to Red Deer, Alberta on September 3, 2013 with
three daily flights from Red Deer Airport to Calgary. Flights will be operated
by Air Georgian under the Air Canada Express brand, using 18-seat Beechcraft
"Air Canada is strategically expanding its domestic services, offering
customers more destinations and choices when flying. Reflecting the general
strength of the Alberta economy, we are pleased to start scheduled service
from Red Deer, linking Central Alberta conveniently and directly to our
Calgary hub," said Marcel Forget, Air Canada's Vice President, Network
Planning. "Flights have been scheduled to enable easy connections to Air
Canada's extensive domestic, U.S. and international network via Calgary."
Flights are available for purchase now at www.aircanada.com and through travel
agents. Sample introductory one-way fares including all taxes from Red Deer
are as follows: Vancouver-$188; Toronto-$277; Halifax-$334; Newark-$299; Los
Angeles-$231. In addition, customers collect Aeroplan Miles through Canada's
leading loyalty program when travelling with Air Canada.
"We are so excited to welcome Air Canada Express to Red Deer Airport. This new
air service is a tremendous step in our continuing push to enhance business
and leisure air travel opportunities for the residents of Central Alberta,"
said RJ Steenstra, CEO, Red Deer Airport Authority. "Central Albertans will
now be connected to Canada and the rest of the world through Air Canada and
its alliance partners.This new service will be of tremendous benefit to
business and commerce in the area and that is a very exciting prospect."
|Flight #|Depart Red|Arrive Calgary|Flight #|Depart Calgary|Arrive Red|
| |Deer (YQF)| (YYC) | | (YYC) |Deer (YQF)|
| AC7205 | 05:30 | 05:57 | AC7206| 08:45 | 09:12 |
| AC7207 | 09:35 | 10:00 | AC7208| 13:20 | 13:47 |
| AC7209 | 14:10 | 14:37 | AC7210| 21:30 | 21:57 |
Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more
than 175 destinations on five continents. Canada's flag carrier is the 15th
largest commercial airline in the world and in 2012 served close to 35 million
customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to59
Canadian cities, 53 destinations in the United States and67 cities in
Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico and South
America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most
comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,328 destinations in195
countries. Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North
America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research
firm Skytrax that ranked Air Canada in a worldwide survey of more than 18
million airline passengers as Best Airline in North America in 2013 for the
fourth consecutive year. For more information, please visit: www.aircanada.com.
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