Montreal, December 12, 2014 (STAT):- Air Canada
announced that it will launch non-stop service between Toronto and Dubai beginning in November 2015.
Calin Rovinescu, President and Chief Executive Officer at Air Canada
said, “Air Canada’s international growth strategy continues to accelerate with the addition of the seventh new international destination to our global network announced in the past year. The three-times-weekly Dubai service will be Air Canada’s first non-stop flight to the UAE at a time when air travel between North America and the region is growing, including more international connecting traffic over our Toronto global hub.”
The, Minister of Transport, Lisa Raitt said “This government is committed to helping the Canadian air industry increase its access to international markets. Air Canada’s new service will play an important role in opening new markets in the Middle East and offer more options for travellers between Canada and the region. This benefits our air sector and promotes increased trade.”