Air Canada announces nonstop service between Memphis and Toronto
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
MEMPHIS, TENN. (December 7, 2016) – Air Canada has announced that it is returning to Memphis International Airport (MEM) to resume nonstop service between MEM and Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). The flights will begin May 1 and will be the first daily international flights at MEM since 2012.
Air Canada previously operated at MEM from 2010 to 2012. The airline will use a 50-seat Bombardier CRJ200 for the route. MEM now has 10 airlines providing service to 34 destinations.
“We are thrilled to welcome back Air Canada, and are excited to return daily international service to our passengers,” said Pace Cooper, Chairman of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority board of commissioners. “This route is more than a connection between Memphis and Toronto – it opens up many, many international connections for Memphis travelers as well.”
In addition to opening a new connection between Memphis and Toronto, this route will offer a gateway to more than 160 international destinations due to Air Canada’s worldwide presence. Memphis passengers will have one-stop connectivity that was not previously available to 41 international destinations including Budapest, Copenhagen, Dubai, Vienna, Warsaw, and many Canadian cities.
“We are delighted to bring the Maple Leaf to Memphis next year! Our new service will offer more travel options for local residents, both to visit Canada or to connect conveniently to our international network,” said Lisa Pierce, Senior Director, USA Sales & Market Development at Air Canada.
The schedule will be as follows:
• Departs: 205 pm (EST)
• Arrives: 320 pm (CST)
• Departs: 350 pm (CST)
• Arrives: 704 pm (EST)
For more information about these and other flights, visit FlyMemphis.com/Flights.