City of AustinFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Austin-Bergstrom welcomed the decision by Air Canada to add a second nonstop flight from Austin to Toronto, beginning April 29, 2019.
AUSTIN, Texas – Austin-Bergstrom International Airport today welcomed the decision by Air Canada to add a second nonstop flight from Austin to Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, beginning on April 29, 2019.
“Air Canada has been very pleased by the strong response from Austin to our services and the community’s ability to attract visitors flying from Canada. To build on this demand, we will add a second, six-times-weekly frequency for this summer to complement our daily flight,” said Lisa Pierce, senior director, USA sales and market development. “This additional capacity will provide business customers more choice and convenient timings, including for connections with international flights at our Toronto global hub.”
Currently, Air Canada operates daily nonstop service between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and Toronto. The new nonstop daily flight will operate six days a week – excluding Saturdays.
The new YYZ-AUS flight will operate until Oct. 26, 2019, departing Austin at 11:25 a.m. and arriving in Toronto at 3:44 p.m. Flights from Toronto will depart at 8:15 a.m. and arrive in Austin at 10:41 a.m. The current daily service departs Austin at 4:45 p.m. and arrives in Toronto at 9:15 p.m., with flights from Toronto departing at 1:35 p.m., arriving in Austin at 4:01 p.m.
All flights will be aboard an Embraer E175. Travelers can learn more and search flights online at www.aircanada.com.
A complete list of available nonstop flights from Austin-Bergstrom is available online at: http://www.austintexas.gov/department/nonstop-flights-out-abia.
The airport of choice for Central Texas is Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). New nonstop international flights include Calgary, Canada (YYC) on WestJet www.westjet.com; Frankfurt, Germany (FRA) on Lufthansa www.lufthansa.com; London Gatwick, United Kingdom (LGW) on Norwegian Air, www.norwegian.com/us; and Mexico City, Mexico (MEX) on AeroMexico, www.aeromexico.com. Austin also welcomes new carriers: Spirit Airlines launching Feb. 14, 2019 www.spirit.com. Find all nonstop routes with the free interactive flight guide on www.abia.org. Connect with us on Twitter, @AUStinAirport, Facebook, www.facebook.com/abia and on Instagram, @AUSairport.