Quebec, September 9, 2015 – Air Transat is proud to be associated with the Grands Prix Cyclistes of Quebec City and Montreal for the sixth year in a row. The airline lent its support once again as official carrier for the event, which brings together the world’s best teams and leading cyclists. This year, the races will be held on September 11 in Quebec City and on September 13 in Montreal.
Air Transat will transport more than 300 participants, their entourage and their equipment from Paris to Quebec City on an A330. A second chartered flight will fly the cyclists back to Paris from Montreal at the end of the competitions.
As a major partner, Air Transat is proud to support these international competitions that showcase Quebec as a high-calibre and unique destination for sporting events in North America.
About Air Transat
Air Transat is Canada’s leading holiday travel airline. Every year, it carries some 3 million passengers to nearly 60 destinations in 30 countries aboard its fleet of Boeing narrow-body and Airbus wide-body jets. The company employs more than 2,500 people. Air Transat is a business unit of Transat A.T. Inc., an integrated international tour operator with more than 60 destination countries and that distributes products in over 50 countries. Air Transat was named Best North American Leisure Airline at the Skytrax annual World Airline Awards, held in June 2015.
Ursula Leonowicz, Public Relations and Marketing Advisor, Transat Tours Canada - 514-987-1616, ext. 7020