Air Canada on Thursday announced plans to increase flights between Colombia and Canada. Beginning in December, it will strengthen its alliance with travel agencies and run a new route between countries.
From next December 2, the Montreal-Bogota route will have three weekly flights and the Toronto-Bogota links will increase to four per week from November 7. Read more Infrastructure.
All will be operated on Airbus A330-300 aircraft, with, until December, The company will have daily flights between Colombia and Canada: four times a week it will fly to Toronto and three more to Montreal.
The aircraft will have 32 seats in Business Class and 24 seats in Premium Economy, while the rest will be in economy.
“Bogota is strategic for the brand in the region and we show commitment to Colombia by strengthening our operations. Our connection is being normalized quickly, so we continue with our commitment to connect Colombia with the world.Juan Manuel Calvo, General Manager, Air Canada, Central America, Colombia and the Caribbean.
Flights to Bogot will allow customers to easily connect with Colombia and other South American destinations through Star Alliance partner Avianca.
On the other hand, the directors of the airline, from the parent company, It has been decided not to carry out direct ticket sales at airport counters anymore.
This is to strengthen their relationship with travel agencies, however they will continue to market through their website.
They also confirmed, Early next year, they will get 60 new jobs in Colombia, especially in contact center services..
With regard to regional connectivity, they pointed out that flights to Toronto or Montreal via Sao Paulo would maintain its commitment to flying to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Routes to Argentina, It has announced plans to re-open to international tourists from November 1st, Still pending government approval.
Another major South American destination is Air Canada, which will rejoin the network in January 2022, resuming service between Toronto and Santiago de Chile, with three weekly flights.
Finally, The company adopted a new refund policy.
Therefore, if the flight is canceled or rescheduled for more than three hours, there will be an option to get the equivalent value with 65% bonus on the original fare, travel voucher or airplane points.