Bite into Air Transat's new 2017 onboard menu

19 January, 2017: Air Transat, the award-winning Canadian leisure airline, has announced it is to introduce a new and improved Bistro menu for the summer season.

From 1 May, 2017, passengers travelling from the UK & Ireland to Canada will benefit from a new and improved complimentary menu featuring a choice of three traditional hot dishes – pasta, chicken and beef – along with salad, a glass of wine* and dessert.

Return flights, which are overnight services, will offer a choice of three sandwiches – ham and brie; Mediterranean chicken; and roasted vegetable – served with salad, a glass of wine* and dessert.

Air Transat flies directly from London Gatwick to Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Montreal, from Manchester and Glasgow to Toronto and Vancouver, and Birmingham to Toronto; as well as from Dublin to Toronto and Montreal.

All Air Transat flights include the added value of a 23kg allowance for hold luggage, meals and soft drinks on board, plus in-flight entertainment.

Air Transat continues to offer special dietary meal requests available to pre-book in advance of travel.

Air Transat offers flexible Eco fares, allowing passengers to make changes for free up to the day of departure. Passengers can also book Option Plus for more economy class benefits, or upgrade to Club Class, a separate cabin Premium Economy service.

For information and reservations, call 00 800 872 672 83, book via the GDS or visit

*Or non-alcoholic beverage

About Air Transat

Air Transat is Canada’s number one holiday travel airline in the Canadian and transatlantic markets. Every year, it carries some three million passengers to approximately 60 destinations in 26 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. The airline serves the UK and Ireland with flights from London, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and Dublin.

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 been ranked number one in North America for energy efficiency, and in the Top 20 worldwide, 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.


Kate Howarth - Air Transat Press Office - Bell Pottinger - Telephone: +44 20 3772 2542 - E-Mail:

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