30th November 2017
Written on 30th November 2017
American Airlines strengthens service to Canada in 2018
American Airlines is strengthening its ties to Canada. Starting next summer, American is adding service from its hub at Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Vancouver International Airport (YVR). Daily service to Vancouver begins May 4th, 2018, and seasonal service to Calgary begins June 7th, 2018. The airline will also increase frequencies from the U.S. East Coast to Eastern Canada and extend seasonal service to popular Canadian destinations.
New routes to Western Canada in 2018:
On sale December 4th, 2017
New service dates
ORD–YVR: May 4th, 2018
ORD–YYC: June 7th, 2018 – September 4th, 2018
Departs ORD at 8:35 p.m.
Arrives YVR at 11:14 p.m.
Departs YVR at 11 p.m.
Arrives ORD at 5:14 a.m. (next day)
Departs ORD at 9:55 a.m.
Arrives YYC at 12:35 p.m.
Departs YYC at 1:20 p.m.
Arrives ORD at 5:40 p.m.
ORD–YVR: Boeing 737-800
ORD–YYC: Embraer E175, Operated by Envoy
Increased service to Western Canada in 2018:
- Edmonton: American has added an additional winter trip between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) and Edmonton International Airport (YEG), increasing to two daily flights between December 15th, 2017 and April 2nd, 2018.
Increased service to Eastern Canada in 2018:
- Toronto: Beginning February 15th, 2018, American is adding an additional trip between New York LaGuardia (LGA) and Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and starting May 4th, 2018, American is adding an additional trip from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to YYZ. LGA to YYZ is increasing from four to five trips (year-round) and upgauging two frequencies to a dual-cabin Embraer E175. DCA to YYZ is increasing from two to three trips (year-round).
- Customers flying from YYZ will have access to a new, contemporary premium experience in Terminal 3 with the recently re-opened and redesigned 2,500-square-foot Admirals Club® lounge.
With the addition of this new service, American will offer up to 69 daily flights from seven Canadian cities to U.S. hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, D.C.
Source: American Airlines