Published on April 15th, 2022 | by Alan Dwyer0
Air Canada Announce Return to Vancouver and Montreal
Air Canada has announced that it will return to Dublin with more services this summer. New direct services will operate from Vancouver to Dublin four times weekly and a three times weekly service from Montreal to Dublin. Air Canada will use their Boeing 787 Dreamliners on these routes, with the larger -9 operating the Vancouver service and the -8 on the Montreal service. Air Canada currently operates a passenger service five times per week between Toronto and Dublin while Air Canada has also been using Dublin for a fuel stopover on flights between Canada and India as the airline is avoiding Russian airspace due to the conflict in Ukraine. These additional flights usually have a 75-minute stopover as the additional flight time is around three hours to avoid the previously used Russian airspace.
Air Canada has their Dreamliners configured in a three-class layout with Air Canada Signature Class which features lie-flat seating, Premium Economy and Economy. All flights are timed to optimise connectivity to Air Canada’s extensive North American network, including 46 airports in the U.S. Seats are available for booking at www.aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver will depart at 15.35 on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday and arrive in Dublin the following morning at 08.15. Departure from Dublin at 10.10 with an 11.10 (Local time) arrival in Vancouver. The Montreal service will depart at 21.20 on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, arriving in Dublin the following morning at 08.15. The return flight will depart Dublin at 10.10 and arrive in Montreal at 11.40.
Commenting on the announcement of the Air Canada services, the Chief Executive Officer of daa, Dalton Philips said, “Dublin Airport is pleased to welcome the return of Air Canada’s services from Dublin to Montreal and Vancouver to our route network this June. The recommencement of these routes will be great news for business and leisure passengers in Ireland, Montreal and Vancouver and we anticipate strong demand for these services in both directions. We look forward to continuing to work with Air Canada in promoting their services from Dublin Airport.”
Also commenting was the Air Canada Country Sales Manager Ireland, Bláithín O’Donnell who added, “This is very exciting news for our customers in Dublin who can start planning their next trip to rediscover Canada. Our non-stop flights from Dublin to Vancouver and Montreal will provide our customers in Ireland with a direct link to Canada and beyond. We look forward to welcoming our customers back on board.”