Air Canada Rouge commenced flights from Montreal to San Jose on 22 December, a route it will fly twice-weekly (Thursdays and Sundays). To celebrate, the Canadian airport held a ribbon cutting ceremony, Costa Rican-themed dancing, while a buffet was offered for the first passengers to enjoy. The city pairing is already offered by Air Transat.
Air Canada Rouge commenced flights between Toronto Pearson and Port of Spain on 21 December. The 4,076-kilometre sector will be flown twice-weekly (Tuesdays and Thursdays) on the airline’s 282-seat 767-300s when referring to OAG Schedules Analyser data. The route is already flown by Caribbean Airlines and WestJet.
- Air Canada Rouge inaugurated two routes in time for the start of the Christmas period. On 21 December the Star Alliance carrier commenced a connection from Toronto Pearson (YYZ) to Port of Spain (POS), while on the following day it linked Montreal (YUL) to San Jose (SJO). The former route, a 4,076-kilometre sector, will be flown by the airline twice-weekly (Tuesdays and Thursdays) on its 282-seat 767-300s. The latter service, a 4,067-kilometre route that will also be flown twice-weekly (Thursdays and Sundays), will operate on the same aircraft type. Both routes are currently served by other carriers. Air Transat already links Montreal to San Jose with twice-weekly flights when referring to OAG schedules, while the Pearson-Port of Spain pairing is flown by Caribbean Airlines (12 weekly flights) and WestJet (five weekly).