Air Transat is synonymous with Sun to travellers in Ontario

The airline is strengthening its position as a leader in holiday travel this winter with new Sun destinations in the South and Europe

Montreal, July 4, 2019Air Transat is pleased to present travellers in Ontario with its winter 2019-2020 program for Sun destinations in South and Central America, Mexico, Florida, the Caribbean and Europe. The addition of new Airbus A321neoLRs to its fleet next winter will allow the carrier greater flexibility to offer a broader choice of destinations to travellers. Named the 2019 World’s Best Leisure Airline by Skytrax, Air Transat will offer 36 destinations in the South and Europe from Toronto. The most scenic beaches in the South will be accessible to passengers flying out of Ottawa, London and Hamilton as well.

More flights to the most popular Sun destinations 

Toronto region beachgoers will be spoilt for choice between 25 favourite Sun destinations in 10 different countries. From London, Ontario, Air Transat will add a new direct flight to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. And from Hamilton, there will be a new direct flight to Santa Clara, Cuba, as well as a second weekly direct fight to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Europe in winter

From Toronto, along with its daily flight to London, United Kingdom, Air Transat will offer two direct flights a week all year long to Glasgow and Manchester, UK, respectively. Plus, the airline will extend to mid-January its flights to Barcelona, Spain, and Rome, Italy, with two direct flights a week to each city. Travellers will be able to fly to Portugal from Toronto, with two weekly direct flights to Lisbon, and one direct flight to Porto. It is also good to know that Air Transat is the only airline offering a direct flight from Toronto to Faro, in the Algarve, during the winter (one flight a week).

Discovering Canada and Europe with domestic and connecting flights

Air Transat’s domestic flights, which link some major Canadian cities, will allow Ontarians to explore other regions in Canada as well as transatlantic destinations accessible via connecting flights. The airline will continue its daily flights between Toronto and Montreal, in addition to its five weekly direct flights between Toronto and Vancouver.

From Toronto: 36 South and Europe destinations

South

Number of flights (during peak season)

Caribbean

 

Montego Bay, Jamaica

4 direct flights a week

St. Maarten

1 direct flight a week

Cuba

 

Cayo Coco

4 direct flights a week

Cayo Largo

1 direct flight a week

Cayo Santa Maria

4 direct flights a week

Holguin

4 direct flights a week

Santiago de Cuba                 

1 direct flight a week

Varadero

6 direct flights a week

Dominican Republic

 

La Romana

1 direct flight a week

Puerto Plata

4 direct flights a week

Punta Cana

Daily direct flights

Samana

1 direct flight a week

Santo Domingo

1 direct flight a week

Mexico

 

Cancun-Riviera Maya

Daily direct flights

Cozumel

1 direct flight a week

Huatulco

1 direct flight a week

Puerto Vallarta

2 direct flights a week

South and Central America

 

Cartagena, Colombia

1 direct flight a week

Liberia, Costa Rica

2 direct flights a week

San Jose, Costa Rica

2 direct flights a week

Roatan, Honduras

2 direct flights a week

Rio Hato, Panama

2 direct flights a week

United States

 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

5 direct flights a week

Orlando, Florida

3 direct flights a week

San Juan, Puerto Rico

1 direct flight a week

 

Europe

Number of flights (during peak season)

France

 

Paris

Daily flights via Montreal

Italy

 

Rome

2 direct flights a week (until mid-January)

Portugal

 

Faro

1 direct flight a week

Lisbon

2 direct flights a week and 2 flights a week via Montreal

Porto

1 direct flight a week

Spain

 

Barcelona

2 direct flights a week (until mid-January)

Madrid

3 flights a week via Montreal

Malaga

3 flights a week via Montreal

United Kingdom

 

Glasgow

2 direct flights a week

London

Daily direct flights

Manchester

2 direct flights a week

From Toronto: domestic flights

Canada

 

Vancouver

5 direct flights a week

Montreal

Daily direct flights

From London: 3 South destinations

Dominican Republic

Number of flights (during peak season)

Puerto Plata

1 direct flight a week

Punta Cana

1 direct flight a week

Mexico

 

Cancun-Riviera Maya

1 direct flight a week

From Hamilton: 6 South destinations

South

Number of weekly flights (during peak season)

Cuba

 

Cayo Coco

1 direct flight a week

Cayo Santa Maria

1 direct flight a week

Varadero

1 direct flight a week

Dominican Republic

 

Puerto Plata

1 direct flight a week

Punta Cana

2 direct flights a week

Mexico

 

Cancun-Riviera Maya

2 direct flights a week

From Ottawa: 7 South destinations 

South

Number of weekly flights (during peak season)

Cuba

 

Cayo Coco

1 direct flight a week

Cayo Santa Maria

1 direct flight a week

Varadero

1 direct flight a week

Dominican Republic

 

Puerto Plata

1 direct flight a week

Punta Cana

3 direct flights a week

Samana

1 direct flight a week

Mexico

 

Cancun-Riviera Maya

2 direct flights a week

 

About Air Transat

Air Transat is Canada’s number one leisure airline. It flies to some 60 international destinations in more than 25 countries in the Americas and Europe, offers domestic and connecting flights within Canada, and carries some 5 million passengers every year. Air Transat is a business unit of Transat A.T. Inc., a leading integrated international tourism company specializing in holiday travel and offering vacation packages, hotel stays and air travel. Transat was awarded Travelife certification in 2018 in recognition of its commitment to sustainable development. Based in Montreal, it has 5,000 employees.

Recent distinctions and awards

  • Named World’s Best Leisure Airline at the Skytrax World Airline Awards

  • Voted Best Tour Operator and Favourite Overall Supplier at the Agents’ Choice Awards presented by Baxter Travel Media

  • Voted Best Airline and Best Tour Operator at the Trophées Uni-Vers awards organized by the Association des Agents de Voyages du Québec

  • Ranked among Canada’s Best Employers and first among airlines on Forbes magazine’s list

 

Informations: Marie-Annick Lalande, Public Relations and Marketing Advisor Transat, 514-987-1616, ext. 4076, MarieAnnick.Lalande@transat.com

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