Air Transat to offer daily non-stop service to Portugal from Toronto this summer

Montreal, February 7, 2017 – Air Transat is proud to announce the addition of another direct Toronto-Lisbon flight to its transatlantic summer program, which will now be offering daily non-stop service to Portugal via Lisbon or Porto during high season. The new flight will be operated from Toronto, and service will also be available from Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver with our connecting flights. 

“In addition to travelling with the best leisure airline in North America according to Skytrax, Air Transat clients can benefit from flights to two destinations in Portugal: Lisbon and Porto. Our multi-destination option also increases the itinerary possibilities, allowing travellers to land in one city and return from another at no extra charge,” states Annick Guérard, President and General Manager of Transat Tours Canada. “Moreover, travellers will get access to plenty of one-stop packages, as well as à la carte accommodation and car rental services,” concludes Guérard.

Option Plus for privileges in Economy Class

With an Option Plus upgrade, travellers flying to Portugal with Air Transat will also get to enjoy more privileges and services in Economy Class, such as:

  • Standard seat selection
  • Priority check-in, boarding and baggage handling
  • A supplementary checked baggage allowance of two bags weighing maximum 23 kg each
  • Little extras for optimal comfort on board

Air Transat’s 2017 transatlantic flight program includes 28 destinations, now available to a greater number of travellers thanks to an enriched connecting flight program. In addition to unveiling a new destination, Tel Aviv in Israel, the airline recently announced that it will be multiplying its direct flights to France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Ireland and Croatia, while maintaining service to the Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium and the Czech Republic.

For all the details on Transat’s transatlantic program, visit

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. 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 vacation travel companion par excellence, Transat celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2017.

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

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