Today, Air Canada in a media release announced additional flights from Toronto to Delhi. They also announced a new direct flight between Montreal and Delhi. Air Canada will start 3 direct flights per week starting October 31. Beginning October 15, frequency of flights from Toronto to Delhi will increase to ten flights per week. As per Air Canada news release, these flights will be operated with most modern aircraft, the 298-seat Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner offering Air Canada Signature Class, Premium Economy, and Economy class.
Following schedule of Montreal to Delhi direct route was shared by Air Canada:
“The Canada-India market is an important and strategic one for Air Canada. These additional flights and new route demonstrate Air Canada’s anticipation about the promise and growth of the Indian subcontinent– and we also look forward to further strengthening the cultural and business ties between our two countries.”
“Today’s announcement also confirms Air Canada’s commitment to growing its main hubs of Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal, with convenient non-stop service to India from each hub. Air Canada is the only carrier offering a direct service to Delhi out of Montreal, allowing for easy connections through our extensive network. We continue to focus on the growing visiting friends and relatives market and this capacity expansion is a response to increasing demand.”Mark Galardo, Senior Vice President, Network Planning and Revenue Management at Air Canada.