October 5, 2010
Air Canada plans to fly out of Toronto Island Airport.
Air Canada plans to operate flights from Billy Bishop Toronto Island Airport to Montreal, beginning in February, 2011.
Meeting and event planners will be able choose from up to 15 daily non-stop flights from Toronto City Airport to Montreal Trudeau International Airport.
Under the agreement, Air Canada has leased five Dash 8 Q400 aircraft, which Sky Regional Airlines will sublease and operate on behalf of the national airline.
Formal terms and conditions of the lease agreements are expected to be finalized in the coming weeks.
Air Canada is in talks with the airport terminal owner, City Centre Terminal Corp, towards an agreement to lease terminal facilitates to accommodate the new service.
“Our customers have told us they want an airport option close to downtown Toronto to complement our Rapidair service, which offers flights up to every 30 minutes at peak times,” said Ben Smith, executive vice-president and chief commercial officer for Air Canada.
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