Air Canada restarts Dublin–Toronto flights

Airline flying three times a-week between destinations, with return flights to each on alternate days

The airline will use a Boeing 787-9 on the route with 298 seats, including 247 in economy. File photograph

The airline will use a Boeing 787-9 on the route with 298 seats, including 247 in economy. File photograph

 

Air Canada has restarted Dublin-Toronto flights in a boost to the Republic’s transatlantic network.

The airline said on Wednesday that it has begun flying three times a-week between the capital’s airport and Toronto, with return flights to each on alternate days.

Air Canada will fly Dublin-Toronto on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays, and Toronto-Dublin on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Stephen Gerrard, Air Canada general manager sales, UK and Ireland, said the service would provide Irish customers with direct access to Toronto plus connections to 40 destinations in Canada, the US and Mexico.

The airline will use a Boeing 787-9 on the route with 298 seats, including 247 in economy.

Canada will this month begin easing restrictions for non-nationals who have been fully-jabbed with vaccines recognised by its health authorities, which include those used in the Republic.

Some curbs will remain in place until early September, when the Canadian government has pledged a further easing of restrictions, depending on progress in restraining Covid-19.