October 22, 2008

Air Canada to Launch Non-Stop Service Between Halifax and Orlando

Air Canada has announced that it will launch bi-weekly non-stop seasonal service between Halifax, Canada and Orlando, US, beginning February 6, 2009.

According to the airline, the new seasonal service will be offered until May 10, 2009. Air Canada's Halifax-Orlando seasonal flights will operate on Fridays and Sundays. The flights are operated using 120-seat Airbus A319 aircraft on Fridays and 93-seat Embraer E190 aircraft on Sundays.

Daniel Shurz, vice president of Air Canada, said: "The introduction of this new non-stop seasonal service offers Atlantic Canada the convenience of direct flights to one of the most popular destinations in Florida and more service from Halifax to Florida than any other airline.

"The new Halifax-Orlando service reflects our ongoing commitment to pursue all viable market opportunities in Atlantic Canada."