Montreal, Quebec-based Air Canada, the flag carrier and largest airline in Canada, announced six new transborder routes from four of the airlines’ hubs beginning in Spring 2018.

The new routes will originate at Air Canada hubs in Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton, and Vancouver, as part of a recent aggressive expansion the airline is making on international operations. Among the international routes recently announced: Montreal to Lisbon, Casablanca, and Tokyo; Toronto to Bucharest, Zagreb, Porto, Buenos Aires, Shannon, and Dublin; and Vancouver to Paris and Zurich.


Freq. Start Date Seasons Equipment

Vancouver (YVR) – Sacramento (SMF)

Daily May 17, 2018 Year-round


Edmonton (YEG) – San Francisco (SFO)

Daily May 1, 2018 Year-round


Toronto (YYZ) – Omaha (OMA)

Daily May 1, 2018 Year-round


Toronto (YYZ) – Providence (PVD)

Daily May 17, 2018 Summer


Montreal (YUL) – Baltimore (BWI)

Daily May 17, 2018 Year-round


Montreal (YUL) – Pittsburgh (PIT) Daily May 17, 2018 Year-round


Spring 2018 from Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton and Vancouver.  All new flights are now available for purchase.

“We continue to strategically expand our already extensive North American transborder network to offer the only services from Canada to Sacramento, Omaha, Providence, and flights from additional Canadian airports to Baltimore, Pittsburgh and San Francisco,” said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada. “As the largest foreign carrier serving the USA, we are pleased to offer customers even more non-stop travel choices between Canada and the US, as well as the ability to conveniently connect onward through our extensive global network at our Canadian hubs on North America’s Best Airline as rated by Skytrax.”

Air Canada serves a slew of destinations in America, with large networks from their Vancouver and Toronto hubs. From Vancouver, AC serves Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, Palm Springs, San Diego, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Denver, Dallas, Houston, Orlando, Chicago, Boston, and Newark.


Vancouver to Sacramento

AC8042 Vancouver 8:55 a.m. departure -> Sacramento 11:06 a.m. arrival  CRJ7

AC8043 Sacramento 11:45 a.m. departure -> Vancouver 1:57 p.m. arrival  CRJ7

Edmonton to San Francisco

AC8743 Edmonton 4:10 p.m. departure -> San Francisco 6:10 p.m. arrival  CRJ7

AC8744 San Francisco 11:50 a.m. departure -> Edmonton 3:35 p.m. arrival  CRJ7

Toronto to Omaha

AC7410 Toronto 2:30 p.m. departure -> Omaha 4:00 p.m. arrival  CRJ2

AC7411 Omaha 4:30 p.m. departure -> Toronto 7:50 p.m. arrival  CRJ2

Toronto to Providence

AC7378 Toronto 9:55 a.m. departure -> Providence 11:39 a.m. arrival  CRJ2

AC7379 Providence 12:10 p.m. departure -> Toronto 1:59 p.m. arrival  CRJ2

Montreal to Baltimore

AC8122 Montreal 1:45 p.m. departure -> Baltimore 3:28 p.m. arrival  CRJ2

AC8123 Baltimore 4:00 p.m. departure -> Montreal 5:35 p.m. arrival  CRJ2

Montreal to Pittsburgh

AC8170 Montreal 2:00 p.m. departure -> Pittsburgh 3:40 p.m. arrival  CRJ2

AC8171 Pittsburgh 4:15 p.m. departure -> Montreal 5:45 p.m. arrival  CRJ2

All media from Aeronautics editor Max Trimm.

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