Air Transat celebrates its first direct flight from Quebec City to Roatan

Montreal, December 27, 2016 – Air Transat is proud to have inaugurated its first direct flight from Quebec City to the Honduran island of Roatan on Monday. This new service will be offered every Monday until April 10, 2017.

Roatan is a very popular destination in Honduras, as beloved by backpackers in search of adventure as by the all-inclusive resort crowd. Surrounded by a staggeringly rich coral reef, the island mainly draws scuba divers. However, with its wide array of exciting activities, divers aren’t the only ones sure to spend an unforgettable holiday under Roatan’s indefatigable sun.

Air Transat’s 2016-17 winter flight program offers direct flights to 13 Sun destinations from Quebec City:

  • Honduras: Roatan (new!)
  • Cuba: Cayo Coco, Cayo Santa Maria, Holguin and Varadero
  • Dominican Republic: La Romana, Puerto Plata, Punta Cana and Samana
  • Mexico: Cancun / Riviera Maya and Puerto Vallarta
  • Florida: Fort Lauderdale and Orlando

Passengers flying down south this winter will enjoy an incomparable travel experience with Air Transat, voted Best North American Leisure Airline by Skytrax. For a complete list of flights, visit

About Air Transat
Air Transat is Canada’s No. 1 holiday travel airline in the Canadian and transatlantic markets. Every year, it carries some three million passengers to approximately 60 destinations in 25 countries. Based in Montreal, the company employs more than 2,500 people and operates a fleet of Boeing narrow-body and Airbus wide-body jets. In 2016, Air Transat was named Best North American Leisure Airline for the fifth consecutive year by Skytrax. In recent years, the carrier has earned multiple distinctions for its efforts to reduce its environmental footprint. Since 2011, it has consistently ranked No. 1 in North America and in the Top 20 worldwide for energy efficiency by the Atmosfair Airline Index. Air Transat is a business unit of Transat A.T. Inc., a leading integrated international tourism company active in air transportation, accommodation, travel packaging and distribution. Transat was awarded Travelife Partner status in 2016 in recognition of its commitment to sustainable development. The preferred partner of vacationers, it will celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2017.

Caroline Gagnon, Public Relations and Marketing Advisor, Transat Tours Canada - 514-987-1616, ext. 4662