Air Canada rouge launches Toronto-Las Vegas service with more seats than any
other carrier; commences Montreal-Las Vegas flights March 2014
TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - This Sunday, October 27, Air Canada
rouge launches service between Toronto and Las Vegas and will launch service
between Montreal and Las Vegas on March 13, 2014. Air Canada rouge offers more
flights and therefore more choice and convenience for travellers between
Toronto and Las Vegas than any other carrier.
Starting this Sunday Air Canada rouge will offer ten flights a week from
Toronto to Las Vegas for the winter 2013-2014 season featuring 264-seat
wide-body Boeing 767-300 ER aircraft, representing a capacity increase of 13%
on the route over last winter when it was operated by Air Canada. Air Canada
rouge will assume the Montreal-Las Vegas route from Air Canada effective March
13, 2014 with ten flights a week. Air Canada will continue to operate service
between Vancouver and Calgary to/from Las Vegas for the winter season.
Air Canada Vacations is offering exciting new ways to enjoy Las Vegas -- known
as The Entertainment Capital of the World -- for travellers of all ages and
"Las Vegas offers something for everyone and we're pleased to be offering more
seats to Las Vegas from Toronto than any other airline," said Michael
Friisdahl, Chief Executive Officer, Air Canada Leisure Group. "Travellers can
book either competitive airfares alone or take advantage of attractive new Air
Canada Vacations' packages that combine both airfares and top Las Vegas
accommodation and entertainment choices."
Toronto-Las Vegas winter flight schedule (effective October 27, 2013):
Air Canada rouge's service between Toronto and Las Vegas features convenient
flight times that maximize travellers' time in Las Vegas.The daily flight
departs Toronto at 9:05 a.m., arriving in Las Vegas at 10:59 a.m. and departs
Las Vegas at 12:15 p.m. arriving in Toronto at 7:22 p.m.The second flight,
which operates on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays departs Toronto at 8:45 p.m.,
arriving in Las Vegas at 10:39 p.m. and departs Las Vegas at 11:55 p.m.,
arriving the next day in Toronto at 7:00 a.m.
Montreal Las Vegas winter flight schedule (effective March 13, 2014):
Air Canada rouge's winter service between Montreal and Las Vegas also features
convenient, customer-friendly flight times. The daily flight will depart
Montreal at 7:40 a.m. arriving in Las Vegas at 10:28 a.m. and will depart Las
Vegas at 11:15 a.m. arriving in Montreal at 7:08 p.m. The second flight, which
will operate on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays departs Montreal at 7:50 p.m.,
arriving Las Vegas at 10:38 p.m. and departs Las Vegas at 10:20 p.m., arriving
the next day in Montreal at 7:13 a.m.
"Canada is the number one source of international visitors to Las Vegas," said
Cathy Tull, senior VP of marketing for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors
Authority. "We are very excited to welcome Air Canada rouge's new service from
Toronto and Montreal to Las Vegas for the winter season giving even more
Canadians a chance to enjoy the destination's exceptional entertainment,
dining, cultural and business amenities."
Air Canada Vacations Las Vegas program
Air Canada Vacations is introducing its new Las Vegas program with more
entertainment options and more exclusive offers than ever before. Customers
enjoy exclusive rates on attractions to such places as the Grand Canyon,
Hoover Dam and helicopter tours as well as exclusive offers at participating
hotels. The new Las Vegas program features 28 hotels located on the popular
Las Vegas strip.
All air and hotel packages now include return transfers from the airport to
hotel, free seat selection and a free all day tour to Laughlin, including
return transportation and a buffet dinner. Book a Las Vegas package by March
30, 2014 and save $100 per couple. Flights depart from Toronto onboard Air
Canada rouge and onboard Air Canada from Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver.
Customers booking with Air Canada Vacations will also have access to exclusive
bonus features available at select hotels, including up to $100 in resort
credits per stay. New to the Air Canada Vacations' Las Vegas program is the
added-value Privileges program, providing access to Air Canada's Maple Leaf
Lounges and onsite priority check-in and late checkout. Guests can also get
free access to clubs and special rates and preferred seating to popular shows
such as Jersey Boys at Paris Las Vegas, with exclusive rates for 8 amazing
Cirque du Soleil shows.
Air Canada rouge Toronto-Las Vegas Service:
Air Canada rouge will operate the Toronto-Las Vegas route with a 264-seat
wide-body Boeing 767 aircraft featuringthree classes of seating: Premium
rouge, rouge Plus and rouge. Premium rouge has 18 seats in a 2 + 2 + 2
configuration with a 41- 42" pitch, a 7" inch recline.rouge Plus has 4 rows
in a 2 + 3 + 2 configuration behind Premium rouge, with a 35" pitch, up to 5",
and rouge seating has 246 seats in a 2 + 3 + 2 configuration with a 30-32"
pitch and a 6" recline. Premium rouge customers on Air Canada rouge North
American flights now earn enhanced Aeroplan Miles, have access to priority
security lines and complimentary Maple Leaf Lounge access.
Air Canada rouge crew offer the airline's unique warm welcome
onboard.Trained in customer service excellence, the rouge crew take every
measure to ensure that flights are relaxed, enjoyable and are part of a
memorable start and end to a Las Vegas vacation.
A tasty selection of meals, drinks and snacks, as well as comfort items such
as pillows, blankets and headphones, are available onboard through Air Canada
rouge's Buy On Board service.
Air Canada rouge aircraft are all equipped with player, a next generation
in-flight entertainment system that streams unlimited live entertainment --
including movies, TV shows, kids programming, music and an About Us section --
to customers' personal electronic devices. Air Canada rouge is one of the
first airlines in North America to offer streaming onboard content. player is
offered at a nominal fee of $5 for rouge and rouge Plus customers for
unlimited movie and TV show access; music and destination content are always
complimentary. Customers simply need to bring their own fully-charged laptop
or iPad, iPod or iPhone, or they can rent an iPad on board for $10.
Travel with Air Canada rouge brings a host of Air Canada benefits: a global
reputation for safety and reliability; an extensive connector network; easy
online booking through www.aircanada.com (or book through any travel agent);
convenient check in options; generous baggage allowances; and the opportunity
to earn and redeem Aeroplan Miles.
Air Canada rouge began operating July 1, 2013 with a start-up fleet of two
Airbus A319 aircraft and two Boeing 767-300ER aircraft. The fleet will grow to
ten aircraft by the end of 2013 with the addition of six Airbus A319 aircraft
by December 2013 and an additional six Airbus A319 aircraft by April 2014, for
a total of 16 aircraft by the end of the 2013-2014 winter season.
SOURCE Air Canada rouge
Media contact: Jill Wykes Communications, Air Canada Leisure Group 416
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