Montreal-based leisure carrier Air Transat will add Airbus A330 flights to Zagreb, Croatia and Pisa, Italy beginning mid-June 2016, boosting its direct European destinations to 29 cities.
Sunday flights will leave from Toronto for Pisa starting June 13, with a stopover in Montreal. The airline will fly the Toronto-Zagreb route every Tuesday from June 15. The airline will also launch nonstop weekly Vancouver-Rome flights starting June 17.
Air Transat will also boost capacity on existing routes in 2016. It will add a frequency to Montreal -Lyon flights, for 5X-weekly roundtrips, and boost Montreal-London and Montreal-Toulouse routes by one frequency each, to 3X-weekly.
The airline will increase Montreal-Lisbon flights to 4X-weekly. It will also add two Toronto-London trips for a total of 11 weekly flights, and Vancouver-London will increase by one frequency to 7X-weekly trips. An additional Toronto-Barcelona frequency will give the carrier a 4X-weekly trips between those cities, and Toronto-Porto flights will rise to 3X-weekly.
In addition, Air Transat will add connecting flights on Montreal-Toronto, Montreal-Quebec City, and Toronto-Vancouver routes.
Canadian Aviation News