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Air Canada's first Airbus A220-300 ready for service

Updated: Dec 24, 2019


Air Canada A220-300 (Image/Air Canada)

Montreal - Canadian flagship airline Air Canada has officially taken delivery of their first Airbus A220-300. The new addition to the fleet spawns a new era of market opportunities for the airline, allowing for passengers to enjoy trans-border routes in the most luxury comfort. The first of 45 orders, registered C-GROV, makes them the first operator of the A220-300 in North America.


Cabin

Passengers will enjoy a very comfortable, quiet and spacious cabin. With a two class configuration, opting for a 2-2 economy layout and 2-2 business class layout, the A220 will make for a easy ride.

The aircraft will hold a total of 137 passengers, with 12 in Business Class and 125 in Economy. All seats in the cabin have touch-screen displays, with adjustable headrests, with business class having a footrest adjustable feature. Economy Class also features USB and AC power outlets. Wi-Fi is also offered on board with an excellent lighting fixture to create a more relaxing mood.


Routes

Air Canada will unveil their A220-300 for the first time in Montreal on January 15th, 2020 with domestic routes operating beginning on January 16th (*POSTPONED*). The first route will be Montreal-Calgary, with the second route being Toronto-Montreal starting on January 19th. This will be giving the airline the ability to prepare the aircraft for their United States routes launching in May.

Montreal-Seattle

Air Canada will begin the only daily year-round flights to Seattle from Montreal on May 4, 2020, complementing existing services to Seattle from Toronto and Vancouver.


AC 565 - Departs Montreal 17:55 - Arrives Seattle 20:45 - DAILY

AC 564 - Departs Seattle 08:35 - Arrives Montreal 16:34 - DAILY

Toronto-San Jose

The only year-round, daily service to San Jose from Toronto starts May 4, 2020, complementing existing services from Vancouver to San Jose.


AC 765 - Departs Toronto 08:55 - Arrives San Jose 11:28 - DAILY

AC 766 - Departs San Jose 12:15 - Arrives Toronto 20:10 - DAILY



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