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New Route of the Day – Americas (12 June 2024): Air Canada between Toronto YYZ and Stockholm ARN


Air Canada inaugurated seasonal summer flights between Toronto YYZ and Stockholm ARN on Wednesday 12 June. The 6,330-kilometre route will be maintained 2-weekly, departing Pearson Airport on Wednesdays and Saturdays, with the 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. It will compete directly against SAS’ 3-weekly service. Although SAS is currently a fellow Star Alliance member, it will exit the group on 31 August. Air Canada adds a 3-weekly Montreal – Stockholm ARN seasonal service on 14 June.

Flight AC902 departs Toronto YYZ at 21:55 local time, arriving at Stockholm ARN at 11:30 local time the following day. The return service, operating as flight AC903, departs Arlanda Airport at 13:05 local time on Thursdays and Sundays, touching back down in Canada’s largest city at 15:30 local time.

What they said

Mark Galardo, Executive Vice President, Revenue and Network Planning at Air Canada, said: “We continue our strategy of building international scale at our Toronto and Montreal global hubs and we are very pleased to deepen Air Canada’s longstanding presence in Northern Europe with the addition of flights to Stockholm. Toronto and Montreal are the third and fourth largest trans-Atlantic gateways, and we continue strengthening our hubs’ reach with our increased services to Scandinavia. Toronto and Montreal have been strategically developed to facilitate convenient connections throughout Air Canada’s extensive North American network and, with non-stop Dreamliner flights to Stockholm, we offer customers choice and ease while travelling between North America and Sweden’s capital city for business development, tourism, or visiting friends and family.”

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Air Canada is North Americas fifth largest carrier to Europe

Air Canada is the fifth largest operator between North America and Europe this summer. According to Cirium schedules data, it has 322-weekly departing flights, surpassed only by United, Delta, American and British Airways.

Compared to S23, Air Canada has grown its Europe operations by 5.9%. It represents a record, helped by more flights to Greece, Spain, Italy, and Scandinavia.

Air Canada first launched service to Scandinavia in 2010 with flights from Toronto YYZ to Copenhagen. In 2023, the airline expanded its presence in Copenhagen with the addition of new flights from Montreal to the Danish capital.

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