MONTREAL, Canada — Air Canada will start new, non-stop flights between Toronto and Panama City beginning December 17, 2014. With the launch of the three-times weekly, year-round service, Air Canada will be the only Canadian network carrier operating between Canada and Panama.
“Air Canada is very pleased to become the only Canadian network carrier offering non-stop flights between Canada and Panama. Panama City is growing and vibrant, and is both a business and leisure destination for Canadians, many of whom own vacation properties in the area,” said Benjamin Smith, executive vice-president and chief commercial officer at Air Canada. “All flights will offer a Business Class cabin, complimentary seatback entertainment throughout the aircraft, Aeroplan accumulation and redemption. For eligible customers, there is also access to our International Maple Leaf Lounge in Toronto.”
Flights will be available for sale as of July 8, 2014 and commence operating, three days a week, beginning December 17, 2014. The service will be provided with an Airbus A319 aircraft with 120 seats. The flights will also be timed to offer convenient onward connections from Panama’s Tocumen International Airport.