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Air Transat unveils 2023-24 winter program for ON, QC & Maritimes

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  •   05-03-2023  11:32 am
  •   Pax Global Media

Air Transat unveils 2023-24 winter program for ON, QC & Maritimes
(Air Transat)
Pax Global Media

Air Transat has released its 2023-2024 winter flight program, which will begin on November 1, 2023.

At the peak of the season, more than 110 direct flights per week will be offered from Toronto, Ottawa, London and Hamilton to over 20 destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America and Europe.

In the Maritimes, there will be more than 20 direct flights per week from Halifax and Moncton, to 10 destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico and the United States.

There will also be more than 180 direct flights per week from Montreal and Quebec City to over 30 destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America, the United States and Europe.

"We are proud to present an ambitious flight program that is even more attractive than our pre-pandemic offer," stated Michèle Barre, Air Transat's Chief Revenue Officer. 

Sun destinations: more accessible than ever 

Compared to last year, more than 20 additional flights will be scheduled departing from Ontario, reinforcing the airline's commitment to meet travellers' needs while offering even greater travel day flexibility.

At the peak of the season, four additional direct flights will be offered each week between Toronto and Punta Cana, while one additional direct flight will be offered between Toronto and Puerto Plata, as well as Toronto and Samana. One additional direct flight will connect Ottawa and London with Punta Cana.

Air Transat is also enhancing its Cuba offer with two additional flights departing from Toronto to Cayo Coco and one additional flight to Holguín, Varadero and Santa Clara.

The company also continues to develop its Mexican market, with four additional flights departing from Toronto to Cancún and two to Puerto Vallarta. One additional flight will depart from Ottawa and London to Cancún.

Destination
From
Toronto

From
Ottawa

From
London

From
Hamilton

CANCÚN – Mexico
14
3
2
1
CARTAGENA – Colombia
1



CAYO COCO – Cuba
5
1

1
LIBERIA – Costa Rica
4



LA ROMANA – Dominican Republic
1



HOLGUÍN – Cuba
5



MONTEGO BAY – Jamaica
7



PHILIPSBURG – St. Maarten
1



PUERTO PLATA – Dominican Republic
5
1

1
PUERTO VALLARTA – Mexico
4



PUNTA CANA – Dominican Republic
14
3
2
1
RIO HATO – Panama
2



SAMANA – Dominican Republic
3



SAN JOSE – Costa Rica
3



SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico
1



SANTA CLARA – Cuba
3
1


VARADERO – Cuba
5
1


Number of weekly flights at the peak of the season

Direct flights to Europe year-round

Departing from Toronto, Air Transat will be serving six European destinations, for a total of 20 direct flights to Europe each week. The airline is boosting the frequency of its weekly service to Faro to two direct flights.

Destination
From
Toronto
FARO – Portugal
2
GLASGOW – UK
1
LISBON – Portugal
2
LONDON – UK
7
MANCHESTER – UK
2
PORTO – Portugal
2


Maritimes  - early start date

Air Transat will be expanding its winter operations in the Maritimes by moving up the start date for certain routes to meet growing demand, particularly during the holiday season. 

In the past, these destinations were only available beginning in February. This year, Dec. 18 will be the start date for various flights departing from Halifax (Cancún, Cayo Coco, Fort Lauderdale, Holguín, Orlando, Punta Cana and Varadero) and from Moncton (Cancún and Punta Cana).

This winter, more than 20 flights will be scheduled to 10 southern destinations each week, reinforcing the airline's commitment to meet travellers' needs while offering even greater travel day flexibility.

Destination
From
Halifax

From
Moncton

CANCÚN – Mexico
4
1
CAYO COCO – Cuba
1

HOLGUÍN – Cuba
1

MONTEGO BAY – Jamaica
1

PUERTO PLATA – Dominican Republic
1

PUNTA CANA – Dominican Republic
4
1
SANTA CLARA – Cuba
1

VARADERO – Cuba
1
1

Number of weekly flights at the peak of the season

Florida: a destination of choice

In addition, Air Transat will be increasing its number of flights to Florida, a highly popular destination for travellers from the Maritimes. 

One additional direct flight per week will be offered from Halifax to Orlando, while two direct flights to Orlando will depart from Moncton.

Destination
From
Halifax

From
Moncton

FORT LAUDERDALE
2

ORLANDO
3
2

 Montreal & Quebec City

Compared to last year, over 30 additional flights will be scheduled from Montreal and Quebec City. 

At the peak of the season, two additional direct flights will be offered each week between Montreal and Punta Cana, while one additional direct flight will be offered between Quebec City and Punta Cana and between Quebec City and Puerto Plata.

Air Transat is also significantly enhancing its Cuba offer with two additional flights departing from Montreal to Cayo Coco, three to Holguín, two to Varadero and one to Santa Clara.

The company continues to develop its Mexican market, with one additional flight departing from Montreal and one from Quebec City to Cancún, as well as two additional flights from Montreal to Puerto Vallarta.

Air Transat is also setting its sights on high-growth markets such as Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador and Saint Martin

Each week, one additional direct flight will be departing from Montreal to Cartagena, Liberia, Philipsburg, San José and San Salvador.

Destination
From
Montreal

From
Quebec City

ACAPULCO – Mexico
1

CANCÚN – Mexico
14
5
CARTAGENA – Colombia
3

CAYO COCO – Cuba
5
2
FORT-DE-FRANCE – Martinique
3

LIBERIA – Costa Rica
4

HAVANA – Cuba
2

HOLGUÍN – Cuba
6
1
MONTEGO BAY – Jamaica
4

PHILIPSBURG – St. Maarten
3

POINTE-À-PITRE – Guadeloupe
3

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Haiti
1

PUERTO PLATA – Dominican Republic
6
2
PUERTO VALLARTA – Mexico
7
2
PUNTA CANA – Dominican Republic
14
6
RIO HATO – Panama
2

SAMANA – Dominican Republic
5
1
SAN JOSÉ – Costa Rica
4

SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico
1

SAN SALVADOR – El Salvador
2

SANTA CLARA – Cuba
3
2
VARADERO – Cuba
6
2

Number of weekly flights at the peak of the season

Direct flights to Europe year-round

Departing from Montreal, Air Transat will be offering direct flights to seven European destinations. 

In accordance with the strategy announced earlier this year, the airline is reducing the seasonal nature of its operations in Europe by offering year-round service to Marseille and Lyon and by extending its flights to Nantes until mid-January.

Departing from Quebec City, the number of flights to Paris will rise to two per week.

Destination
From
Montreal

From
Quebec City

LISBON – Portugal
2

LONDON – UK
3

LYON – France
3

MALAGA – Spain
3

MARSEILLE – France
2

NANTES – France (until January 13, 2024)
2

PARIS – France
7
2

Number of weekly flights at the peak of the season

Popular Florida

Departing from Montreal, seven additional flights per week will be added to Fort Lauderdale, with two additional flights to Orlando.

Destination
From
Montreal

From
Quebec City

FORT LAUDERDALE
13
4
MIAMI
3

ORLANDO
7
2

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