New flight between Rouyn-Noranda and Montreal in winter 2016-17

Montreal, May 20, 2016– Air Transat is proud to announce that it will offer a new weekly flight between Rouyn-Noranda and Montreal from December 19, 2016, to April 24, 2017. This flight will give travellers from Abitibi-Témiscamingue access to a wide array of Sun destinations by connecting through the Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. This flight will also be offered as a domestic flight for those who simply wish to travel between the two Canadian cities. The hour-and-ten-minute-long flight will take place aboard a Boeing 737-800. The departure flight is scheduled for early morning, while the return flight will be in late evening.

Travellers from Abitibi-Témiscamingue will thus be able to discover nine Caribbean and Central American destinations thanks to this new connecting flight:

  • Mexico: Cancun 

  • Dominican Republic: Punta Cana, Puerto Plata and La Romana

  • Cuba: Havana, Varadero 

  • Honduras: Roatan

  • Nicaragua: Managua     

  • Panama: Playa Blanca 

This connecting flight has been designed to simplify the lives of the travellers, both when departing and returning home. Passengers will only have to check in once and will not need to retrieve their luggage between the two flights, as it will be directly transferred to the next aircraft by the airport staff.

For more details on Air Transat’s flight program, visit

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 about 2,000 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.

Caroline Gagnon, Public Relations and Marketing Adviser, Transat Tours Canada - 514 987-1616, ext. 7020

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