July 24, 2024

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Air France flies to Ottawa

Air France flies to Ottawa

Airline Air France Tuesday launched a new seasonal connection between Paris And OttawaPrior to the Covid-19 pandemic, it was the fifth destination in Canada with an offer increase of more than 25% compared to 2019.

From June 27, 2023, the French national carrier will offer five weekly flights between its base Paris CDG and the airportOttawa-Macdonald Cartier, operated by an Airbus A330-200 with a capacity of 36 passengers in Business Class, 21 in Premium and 167 passengers in Economy (224 seats). Departure times are 1:10pm to 3:05pm every day except Wednesday and Friday, when flights departing at 5:05pm in the Canadian capital of Ontario land at 6:15am the next day.

Air France has no competition on the route, Canada’s fifth, and Ottawa has no other transatlantic connection. The coach service currently offered free of charge between Montreal-Trudeau Airport and Ottawa will continue to offer two daily frequencies, “at times suitable for connections on Air France flights from or to Paris”. The service is also available between Montreal and Quebec City, again with two daily frequencies.

The fourth most populous city in Canada, Ottawa is home to the country’s federal institutions. The capital is strongly connected to nature, distinguished by its exceptional architectural heritage that can be discovered on foot, by boat or by bike through a journey of around 800 km along the urban and rural routes of the region. Its many museums are all opportunities to discover Canada’s history and culture “, underlined a press release when the line was announced last February.

In the summer of 2023, the alliance organization Skyteam Operating in Canada since 1950, it operates 50 weekly flights to Ottawa. Quebec (New for 2022), and Montreal, Toronto And Vancouver (Air France serves three destinations year-round, making it “the leading European airline in terms of capacity between Europe and Canada”).

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