Thrice weekly, non-stop: Air Canada to launch new flights between Delhi and Montreal from October 31
The thrice-weekly trip will depart Delhi at 1.55 a.m. and arrive in Montreal at 8.10 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.
Air Canada will begin a new three-times-week nonstop service between Delhi and Montreal on October 31. The airline will boost its daily nonstop flights from Toronto to Delhi to 10 per week beginning October 15. Air Canada announced this on Wednesday and stated: "Starting October 31, just in time for Diwali festivities, Air Canada will offer three flights each week to Montreal's burgeoning Indian population. In addition, effective October 15, the airline will increase its frequency to Delhi from Toronto to 10 flights per week."
The thrice-weekly trip will depart Delhi at 1.55 a.m. and arrive in Montreal at 8.10 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. A Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will fly it with a capacity of 298 passengers and three cabin options: Air Canada Signature Class, Premium Economy, and Economy.
Air Canada's Senior Vice President, Network Planning and Revenue Management, Mark Galardo, stated that the airline is the only one that operates a direct flight from Montreal to Delhi, providing for convenient connections throughout our extensive network. He added that they would continue to focus on the developing market of visiting friends and family, and this capacity increase is in response to rising demand.
He stated that the Canada-India market is "vital and crucial for Air Canada." Speaking further, he said that these extra flights and new routes show Air Canada's excitement about the promise and future of the Indian subcontinent - and we also look forward to further expanding our two nations' cultural and commercial connections.