Air Canada today announced the "strategic expansion" of its presence in Scandinavia with new summer seasonal flights to Stockholm.
Three weekly flights from Montreal and two weekly flights from Toronto will begin June 12, 2024.
The airline will also be increasing capacity on its year-round Copenhagen flights from Toronto with daily flights beginning May 1, 2024, until Oct. 31, and will resume seasonal flights from Montreal earlier on May 2, 2024, increasing up to five weekly flights in June.
Mark Galardo, executive vice president, revenue and network planning says the national airline is continuing its strategy of building international scale at its Toronto and Montreal global hubs and is pleased to deepen Air Canada's longstanding presence in Northern Europe with the addition of flights to Stockholm.
"Toronto and Montreal are the third and fourth largest trans-Atlantic gateways, and we continue strengthening our hubs' reach with our increased services to Scandinavia," said Galardo.
17 weekly flights this summer
"Toronto and Montreal have been strategically developed to facilitate convenient connections throughout Air Canada's extensive North American network and, with non-stop Dreamliner flights to Stockholm, we offer customers choice and ease while travelling between North America and Sweden's capital city for business development, tourism, or visiting friends and family. Together with our added capacity to Copenhagen, we will operate up to 17 weekly flights this summer from Toronto and Montreal to Stockholm and Copenhagen. We look forward to welcoming customers onboard our flights," concluded Mr. Galardo.
Air Canada first launched service to Scandinavia in 2010 with flights from Toronto to Copenhagen. In 2023, the airline expanded its presence in Copenhagen with the addition of new flights from Montreal to Copenhagen.
Air Canada reports it plans to operate 100 per cent of its peak summer 2019 trans-Atlantic capacity next year, taking full advantage of the robust recovery in its largest international market.
New Stockholm route* details
|7:05 (+1 day)
|Tue, Fri, Sun
|June 14, 2024
|Mon, Wed, Sat
|June 15, 2024
|10:05 (+1 day)
|June 12, 2024
|June 13, 2024
*subject to final government approval
Air Canada says flights will be operated with Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft featuring three cabins of service for customers to choose from, including Signature Class with lie-flat seats, Premium Economy, and Economy Class.
The schedule has been built to connect to and from destinations across North America via Air Canada's global hubs at Montreal Trudeau International Airport and Toronto Pearson International Airport.