Air Canada will launch a non-stop, the thrice-weekly flight between Delhi (India) and Montreal (Canada) on October 31.
From October 15, the airline will increase its non-stop daily flights between Toronto and Delhi to 10, per week.
Air Canada announced this Wednesday: “Air Canada will offer three weekly flights to Montreal’s growing Indian community starting October 31 just in time for Diwali celebrations. Air Canada will also increase its frequency to Delhi via Toronto to ten flights per semaine starting October 15. The flight, which will fly three times per week, will depart Delhi at 8 p.m., and Montreal at 6 a.m. The Dreamliner will carry 298 passengers and offer three cabins of service – Air Canada Signature, Premium Economy, and Economy classes.
Mark Galardo is Senior Vice President, Network Planning and Revenue Management, Air Canada. He stated that Air Canada is the only carrier to offer a direct flight from Montreal to Delhi, which allows for easy connections via our extensive network. This capacity expansion is an answer to growing demand. We will continue to concentrate on the growing market for visiting relatives and friends. He stated that the Canada-India market was “important and strategic for Air Canada.”
He stated that Air Canada was excited about the potential and growth of India’s subcontinent and added the new route and additional flights to show this. “We also look forward to strengthening cultural and business ties between the two countries.”
Air Canada also offers daily flights to Vancouver.