Air Canada Toronto-Dublin route to be extended year round with Rouge service


                                                     
Courtesy Air Canada 
Dublin is the fourth European destination in Air Canada Rouge network Air Canada today announced that its current seasonal service between Toronto and Dublin, Ireland will be converted to year-round service operated by its new leisure carrier, Air Canada rouge, beginning in 2014.

Air Canada rouge will commence year-round service starting 1st May 2014 operated by Boeing 767-300ER aircraft features a two-cabin configuration with three customer comfort options including rouge, rouge Plus with preferred seating with additional legroom, and, beginning in winter 2013, Premium rouge offering both additional room and enhanced service.

Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Air Canada Ben Smith said "Air Canada has been serving Ireland since its predecessor, Trans-Canada Air Lines, first flew to Shannon in 1947. Today, there is a very strong market for both leisure customers and visiting friends and relatives, so this is an ideal market for our new leisure carrier, Air Canada rouge, to operate more cost effectively on a year-round basis.

This is the fourth European destination announced for Air Canada rouge, which will begin flying this July to Edinburgh, Venice and Athens in addition to a number of Caribbean destinations. We intend to grow Air Canada rouge quickly from four aircraft to 32 aircraft by the end of 2014 and 42 aircraft by the end of 2015."

                                       
Irish Aviation Research Institute © 23rd April 2013 All Rights Reserved.

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