DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Canada has announced it will launch a daily flight from Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport to Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL), starting May 26, 2017. Air Canada will operate the route using Embraer 175 aircraft with a capacity of 73 seats. The flight will depart DFW daily at 11:50 AM and arrive in Montréal at 4:35 PM with the return flight departing Montréal at 8:10 AM and arriving in DFW at 11:15 AM.
"Canada continues to be an important trading partner for our region and we are pleased that they have chosen to expand their network from DFW with a new flight to Montréal, Canada's second largest city," said John Ackerman, Executive Vice President of Global Strategy and Development for DFW Airport. "The addition of this flight service further enhances our international route network by adding more than 52,000 seats a year."
The service to Montréal will become the third destination offered by Air Canada from DFW. Air Canada currently serves DFW with daily flights to Toronto and flights between DFW and Vancouver are scheduled to start in February. The airline has served Toronto from DFW since 1976.
"We are delighted to add non-stop flights from Dallas Fort Worth to Montréal next year! Our new service will offer more travel options for local residents, both to visit Canada or to connect conveniently to our international network," said Lisa Pierce, Senior Director, USA Sales & Market Development at Air Canada.
Air Canada flights originate from DFW in a newly renovated section of Terminal E, which features a variety of concession options to further enhance the overall DFW customer experience. Some of the newly opened concessions include Love Shack, Texas celebrity chef Tim Love's burger joint at E11, along with Marshall-Rousso, offering women's fashion at E12, and Camille's Ice Cream Bars located at E13.
About Dallas Fort Worth International Airport:
Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport warmly welcomes more than 65 million customers along their journey every year, elevating DFW to a status as one of the most frequently visited superhub airports in the world. DFW Airport customers can choose among 157 domestic and 56 international nonstop destinations worldwide. DFW is elevating the customer experience with modernized facilities and updated amenities, as well as through a $2.7 billion Terminal Renewal and Improvement Program to renovate its four original terminal buildings. Centered between its owner cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, DFW Airport also serves as a major economic generator for the North Texas region, producing over $37 billion in economic impact each year by connecting people through business and leisure travel. For more information, visit the DFW website, download the new DFW App for iOS and Android devices, or follow DFW on social media.
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