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Air Canada announces two new routes to Florida and increased flights to Mexico and the Dominican Republic from Quebec City

Air Canada has announced two new winter services from Quebec City to Florida in addition to increased flights to Mexico and the Dominican Republic.

Two new Florida destinations

This winter, Air Canada will fly nonstop to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando from Quebec City.

Starting 19th November 2021, Air Canada will operate up to 4-weekly flights between Quebec City’s Jean Lesage International Airport and Fort Lauderdale International Airport.

As of 17th December 2021, the flag carrier of Canada will fly once-weekly between Quebec City’s Jean Lesage International Airport and Orlando International Airport.

Increased frequencies to sun destinations

As of 4th December 2021, the airline will offer twice-weekly flights to Cancun International Airport from Quebec City while starting 5th December 2021, Air Canada will fly twice-a-week to Punta Cana International Airport from Quebec City.

Mark Galardo, Senior Vice President, Network Planning and Revenue Management, Air Canada, said:

We’re excited to be launching these two new routes to Florida from Quebec City, a first for Air Canada. We know that, for many Quebecers, Florida is a popular place for winter vacations. Punta Cana and Cancun are also among the most popular tropical destinations, and we are happy to be able to bring back these connections. These routes will not only provide more diverse flight options for Quebec City residents but will also strengthen our foothold in a growing market and better serve the Jean Lesage International Airport, our long–time partner. Now that restrictions are easing, it’s time to start travelling again and book your escape to the sun. We can’t wait to see you back on board.

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Stéphane Poirier, President and CEO of Jean Lesage International Airport, said:

We’re delighted that Air Canada is resuming its international flights from Quebec City to destinations as popular as Cancun, Punta Cana, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale. Not only has Air Canada decided to bring back some pre-pandemic connections, but it has also chosen to invest in our market by increasing the frequency and adding two new destinations to the schedule for winter 2021. Now that we can finally travel again, it’s essential that the people in the Greater Quebec City area are able to depart from YQB. This announcement is the result of a fruitful and beneficial collaboration between Air Canada and YQB.

These flights will be operated by Air Canada Rouge, Air Canada’s subsidiary, using Airbus A319 aircraft that can accommodate 136 passengers.

Seats can be booked on or the Air Canada app, as well as through Air Canada service centres and travel agencies.

Air Canada’s new refund policy will apply to all tickets purchased. The airline offers a full refund based on the original form of payment, an Air Canada travel voucher or the equivalent in Aeroplan points, plus an additional 65 per cent if the airline has to cancel a flight or change the schedule by more than three hours.

Meanwhile, Air Canada recently announced resumption of 17 international routes and also inaugurated a new route between Montreal and Cairo. The airline has also launched a simplified solution to upload COVID-19 related travel documents. Air Canada has announced that it will have up to 220 daily flights between Canada and the United States as Canada is reopening to fully vaccinated Americans in August.

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