Austrian Airlines inaugurates new service to Montreal

Austrian Airlines Boeing 767
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Austrian Airlines (AUA) has started its new connection between Vienna and Montréal on Monday.

The new service to the Canadian city was announced in October 2018 and will be operated as a daily flight in summer and five times per week in the winter season. Austrian Airlines deploys Boeing 767-300ER aircraft with seating for 211 passengers on the service to Montréal (OS73/74).

Meanwhile, the Austrian flag carrier operated its last flight on the Vienna-Toronto route on April 27. However, starting on April 30, the service will be continued by its codeshare partner Air Canada. The Canadian carrier operates Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets on the route with flight number AC898/899.

Commenting on the expansion of Austrian Airlines’ offering to Canada, Wolfgang Jani, CFO of AUA, stated: “We are pleased to double the flight offering from Austria to Canada in cooperation with Air Canada. In the future, our customers will be able to explore the metropolis of Montreal and continue to make use of the usual offering to Toronto.

The Vienna-based airline operates a long-haul fleet of Boeing 767-300ER and Boeing 777-200ER aircraft. In addition to Montréal, the carrier’s North American network consists of Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York (both JFK and Newark) and US capital Washington DC.