Air Canada Adds Three New U.S. Routes for the Summer

Air Canada Adds Three New U.S. Routes for the Summer

Air Canada today announced three new U.S. routes, including service from Toronto and Montreal to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, and Toronto to Sacramento as part of its trans-border summer schedule. For summer 2023, Air Canada will also restore 11 suspended trans-border services and increase frequencies on 12 popular routes to the U.S. in rebuilding its global network following the pandemic.

“Air Canada is very pleased to offer customers the most choice of any carrier flying to the U.S. for Summer 2023, where we will operate more than 400 daily flights on 95 routes to 47 destinations. We are getting an early start with new routes to JFK from both Toronto and Montreal beginning March 26, and TorontoSacramento in June. As well, we will restore previously suspended routes and increase frequencies on existing routes as we rebuild our transborder schedule,” said Mark Galardo, Senior Vice President of Network Planning and Revenue Management at Air Canada.

New U.S. Services

Air Canada is further cementing its leadership as the largest international carrier serving the New York market, offering more than 3,500 seats on 39 daily flights from six Canadian cities (Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Halifax) into New York City’s three major airports (JFK, Newark, LaGuardia).

New services to New York’s JFK will begin March 26, with double daily service from Toronto and daily service from Montreal. Flights will be operated by Air Canada Jazz using an Embraer E175 aircraft with 76 seats in a Business and Economy Class configuration.

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

AC8899

New York JFK 12:45

Montreal 14:20

Daily

AC8898

Montreal 18:25

New York JFK 20:00

Daily

AC8553

New York JFK 10:00

Toronto 11:45

Daily

AC8554

Toronto 11:00

New York JFK 12:36

Daily

AC8555

New York JFK 13:25

Toronto 15:10

Daily

AC8556

Toronto 20:30

New York JFK 22:06

Daily

New service between Toronto and Sacramento will begin June 1, 2023. Flights will be operated year-round, four-days-a-week, by Air Canada using an Airbus A220-300 aircraft with 137 seats in a Business Class and Economy Class configuration.

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Days of Week

AC759

Toronto 18:30

Sacramento 20:55

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday

AC758

Sacramento 09:25

Toronto 17:15

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

In addition to the new TorontoSacramento service beginning in June, Air Canada’s HalifaxNewark daily service starting December 16, 2022, its MontrealTampa three-times-weekly service, its VancouverMiami three-times-weekly service starting December 17, 2022, and its new VancouverHouston daily service starting December 16, 2022 will continue in the summer as year-round operations.

Transborder Flight Resumptions

Route

Start Date

Frequency

Vancouver-Austin

May 1, 2023

Three times weekly

Montreal-Nashville

May 1, 2023

Three times weekly

Calgary-Los Angeles

May 1, 2023

Daily

Toronto-Milwaukee

May 1, 2023

Daily

Montreal-Philadelphia

May 1, 2023

Two times daily

Montreal-Pittsburgh

May 1, 2023

Daily

Vancouver-Anchorage

May 1, 2023

Daily

Montreal-Seattle

May 15, 2023

Daily

Toronto-Hartford

June 1, 2023

Two times daily

Toronto-Salt Lake City

June 1, 2023

Three times weekly

Toronto-Kansas City

June 17, 2023

Daily

Toronto-Portland

June 17, 2023

Daily

Vancouver-Boston

June 17, 2023

Daily

Frequency Increases (transborder to the U.S)

Route

Frequency (Summer 2023 versus Summer 2022)

Vancouver-Seattle

Increases to six times daily from five daily

Vancouver-San Francisco

Increases to five times daily from four daily

Toronto-San Francisco

Increases to five times daily from three daily

Vancouver-San Diego

Increases to three times daily from twice daily

Vancouver-Newark

Increases to two times daily from once daily

Toronto-San Diego

Increases to two times daily from once daily

Toronto-Seattle

Increases to two times daily from once daily

Toronto-Minneapolis

Increases to four times daily from three daily

Toronto-Philadelphia

Increases to four times daily from three daily

Toronto-Pittsburgh

Increases to four times daily from three daily

Toronto-Washington (Reagan)

Increases to four times daily from twice daily

Toronto-Indianapolis

Increases to three times daily from twice daily

Toronto-Baltimore

Increases to three times daily from twice daily

Montreal-San Diego

Increases to daily from three times weekly

All Air Canada flights provide for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption and, where available, for eligible customers and Aeroplan members, priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounge access, priority boarding and other benefits.

On October 13, 2022, Air Canada released its international summer schedule, including new European services. Just yesterday the airline also added a new partner to its Aeroplan loyalty program.

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