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New Route of the Day – Americas (1 June 2024): Avianca between San Salvador and Montreal

San Salvador-Montreal

Avianca commenced seasonal flights between San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador, and Montreal on Saturday 1 June. The 3,885-kilometre service will be maintained 3-weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, with the A320neo aircraft. The airline faces no competition between the two cities. The route will be maintained until 31 August.

Flight AV622 departs San Salvador at 07:40 local time, arriving in Montreal at 14:45 local time. The return service, operating as flight AV623, takes off from Canada’s second largest city at 16:05 local time, touching back down in El Salvador at 19:20 local time.

What they said

Alex Benitez, Vice President for Central America and the Andean Region at Avianca, said: “We are very excited to continue opening more routes in El Salvador. Last year alone we increased our connectivity to the United States by 50% and today, we want to continue boosting our network to the north of the continent with a new route to Canada.”

Dublin Airport

Avianca with four Canada routes

Montreal is the second destination in Canada served by Avianca from San Salvador, with the airline also maintaining operations to Toronto YYZ. Overall, it is its fourth route to the country, with the Star Alliance member also flying from Colombia’s capital of Bogota to both Toronto YYZ and Montreal, with the latter launched earlier this year.

During the peak of S24, Avianca runs 21-weekly flights to Canada. The carrier operates daily flights to Toronto YYZ from both San Salvador and Bogota, while it also maintains 4-weekly rotations between the Colombian capital and Montreal.

Avianca has 3,780 seats on sale jointly from San Salvador and Bogota to the Canadian market on a weekly basis this summer. All its Canada-bound flights are operated by the 180-seat A320neo.

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