Seen on 14 December arriving in Palm Springs, having been given a water arch salute after landing, is Air Canada Rouge’s inaugural service from Toronto Pearson. The 3,347-kilometre link will face direct competition from WestJet which also operates the route three times weekly. Rouge already links Palm Springs with Vancouver, also three times weekly.
- Air Canada Rouge on 14 December launched flights between Toronto Pearson (YYZ) and Palm Springs (PSP). The 3,347-kilometre sector will be served by the carrier three times weekly (Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays) on its 136-seat A319s. The airport pair is already served by Canadian airline WestJet, with it also linking the two cities with a three times weekly connection. Rouge already serves Palm Springs, with it connecting the Californian airport with Vancouver. That route is also flown three times weekly by the airline, but according to OAG schedules this city pair is flown on the airline’s 767-300s. See how Palm Springs Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.