Air Canada to launch service to Red Deer, AB connecting Central Alberta to international network

Air Canada to launch service to Red Deer, AB connecting Central Alberta to 
international network 
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 
1900D aircraft. 
"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 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: 
IsabelleArthur (Montréal)514 422-5788 PeterFitzpatrick 
(Toronto)416 263-5576 AngelaMah (Vancouver)604 270-5741 
SOURCE: Air Canada 
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