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Air Transat Direct Flights to 30 Cities
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By Travel Week
Published on 10/12/2007
 

 Air Transat is adding more capacity and a new destination in Europe next summer.

Air Transat will be offering more direct flights to European destinations than any other airline in Canada, namely, 30 cities in 11 different countries. In total, there will be more than 110 flights a week departing Canada. Air Transat is also the only airline offering direct flights from Montreal and Toronto to regional cities of France.

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Air Transat Flights to Europe

charterAir Transat will be offering more direct flights to European destinations than any other airline in Canada, namely, 30 cities in 11 different countries. In total, there will be more than 110 flights a week departing Canada. Air Transat is also the only airline offering direct flights from Montreal and Toronto to regional cities of France.

Starting at the end of May 2008, Air Transat will offer weekly departures from Montreal and Toronto to Basel-Mulhouse, a new destination. Located on the border of France and Switzerland, this destination gives travellers direct access to Switzerland and/or to Alsace on the French side. Switzerland has thus been added to 10 other countries to which Air Transat flies in Europe—Germany, the United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Spain, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy and the Netherlands.

Air Transat is adding numerous new flights to its 2008 program. Ireland becomes accessible from Montreal with the addition of a flight to Dublin. From Toronto, regional cities in France will be more and more accessible by means of a flight via Montreal to Nice and by another one to Lyon. As well, Air Transat will be adding a Toronto-Brussels flight. From Fredericton, a new weekly flight will be offered to London. Finally, Air Transat will offer two weekly direct flights from western Canada to Paris; one from Vancouver and the second from Vancouver via Calgary.

Air Transat has increased the number of flights to its most popular destinations. There are two additional flights to Paris from Montreal and Toronto, bringing weekly flights from Montreal to nine and from Toronto to five. A third flight per week will be offered from Montreal to Nice, Athens and Barcelona. Air Transat will offer a second flight each week from Montreal to Bordeaux.

From Toronto, an additional flight will serve Barcelona and Athens, for a total of three flights a week to each of these destinations. As well, Air Transat will offer an additional flight to Hamburg, for a total of two flights a week.

Building on previous years, Transat Holidays will increase its presence in Europe by offering travellers a diversified range of packages, tours, cruises and à la carte products at the destinations served by its sister company Air Transat. Transat Holidays Europe brochures will be available starting January 2008.

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