Air Canada has announced the return of daily year-round service between Montreal and Washington Dulles (IAD) starting May 1, 2017. In addition to connections to Air Canada's extensive network to Europe and North Africa, flights will also offer one-stop service to/from Quebec and Eastern Canada including Bagotville, Sept-Îles, Quebec City, Fredericton, Moncton, Bathurst, Saint John and Halifax.
Special introductory fares start at $191 one-way, all in, with tickets now available for purchase.
"We are happy to once again operate Montreal-Washington Dulles (IAD) flights that complement our existing twice daily flights to Washington National Airport and strengthen our market presence in the Washington, D.C., Metro area," said Benjamin Smith, president, passenger airlines, at Air Canada. “We continue to strategically grow our transborder network in support of our commitment to expand our global reach from Montreal-Trudeau, reinforcing it as a hub that offers convenient connections from points throughout Quebec and Eastern Canada and to Air Canada's extensive international network including Paris, Brussels, Frankfurt and Casablanca.”
The daily non-stop Air Canada Express service will be operated with 50-seat Bombardier CRJ-100 aircraft. All flights provide for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption, Star Alliance reciprocal benefits and, for eligible customers, priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounge access, priority boarding and other benefits.
The flight schedule is as follows:
- Flight # AC8172 departs Montreal (YUL) 13:25, arrives Washington (IAD) 15:09
- Flight #AC8173 departs Washington (IAD) 15:40, arrives Montreal (YUL) 17:15
Air Canada also announced the introduction of daily summer seasonal service between Vancouver and Boston, starting June 23, 2017 until Sept. 4, 2017. Special introductory fares start at $243, one-way, all in.
So far in 2017, Air Canada has launched new non-stop U.S. services from Montreal to Dallas-Fort Worth and now to Washington Dulles; Toronto to: San Antonio, Memphis and Savannah; Vancouver to: Dallas-Fort Worth, Denver and Boston.