Air Canada Boosts International Flights From Calgary

Air Canada has announced plans to boost 2 key international routes from Calgary next year. The airline is increase frequencies on its Calgary – Tokyo (Narita) route next year and deploy the larger Airbus A330-300 aircraft on the daily Calgary – Frankfurt route, in response to increased travel demand to and from Alberta’s energy center.

 

5 Times Weekly Calgary – Tokyo (Narita) Service

Effective 27 April 2012, the Star Alliance carrier will operate an increased schedule for flight AC 009, departing Calgary at 1245 hrs on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays to arrive in Tokyo (Narita) at 1445 hrs the following day. The return flight, AC 010, takes off from Tokyo at 1600 hrs to land back in Calgary at 1040 hrs the same day.

 

Travellers can look forward to greater flexibility and connection options at Star Alliance’s Tokyo (Narita) hub. Asian destinations including Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Manila, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore and several points across Japan can be easily reached via Air Canada’s partner airlines. 

 

Bigger A330-300s for Calgary – Frankfurt Flights

Beginning 4 February 2012, Air Canada’s daily AC 844/845 service will be operated with the Airbus A330-300. Currently operated by the 211-seat Boeing 767-300ER, the larger jets will add 25 percent more seats to the route and offer a choice of Executive First and Economy Class service.

 

From Calgary, Air Canada will offer up to 126 flights daily this summer including 3 international services to Frankfurt, London (Heathrow) and Tokyo (Narita), 10 transborder flights and 110 domestic flights. The airline will also connect Calgary with the Caribbean and Mexico with 4 weekly flights.

 

For more information, visit www.aircanada.com.

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