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Air Canada offers simplified connecting fares for flights from Kingston Airport to everywhere in Canada

February 25, 2014 -

Planning to book a business or leisure trip in or out of Kingston?  Consider starting your journey with Air Canada at Kingston Airport as the airline has put in place simplified connecting fares for flights to Toronto's Pearson Airport and points beyond in Canada. 

"Now is a great time to experience the ease, comfort and speed of air travel out of Kingston.  We've worked with Air Canada to simplify fares for travelers flying to Toronto or connecting on to other destinations in the country. I encourage Kingston-area residents to think "Kingston Airport First", fly local and support this service," said David Snow, Airport Manager. 

"Air Canada wants to encourage customers from the Kingston area to begin their out-of-town trips from the Kingston Airport. Particularly for business travelers, flying offers unmatched time savings and productivity gains. It is one way Air Canada is reaching out to local communities, encouraging residents to discover the benefits of flying," said Kevin Howlett, Air Canada's Senior Vice President, Regional Markets.

Air Canada operates seven daily flights between Toronto and Kingston and is the only airline offering passenger flights in and out of Kingston.  Flight prices will depend on final destinations and travel dates. For more information please go to www.aircanada.ca

For more information on Kingston Airport: www.CityofKingston.ca/airport.

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About Kingston Airport

Kingston Airport (YGK) has two runways and a fully-accessible terminal. Our airport serves a population of 188,000 in Kingston and the region – connecting both business and leisure travellers to the World! It also offers the ease, convenience and speed of air travel to those travelling to the Kingston region for business, studies or tourism – and to those returning home from domestic and international visits. Located within a 15 minute drive to the city's bustling, historic downtown core, when you land at YGK, you have truly arrived in Kingston. Adding nearly $50 million to the provincial economy – and over 100 jobs in Kingston – the airport is a major economic engine for south-eastern Ontario. Appreciated for its convenient and friendly service, it welcomed over 60,000 passengers in 2013.

About Air Canada

Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 175 destinations on five continents.  Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2013 served more than 35 million customers.  Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 60 Canadian cities, 49 destinations in the United States and 67 cities in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,328 destinations in 195 countries.  Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax that ranked Air Canada in a worldwide survey of more than 18 million airline passengers as Best Airline in North America in 2013 for the fourth consecutive year.  For more information, please visit: www.aircanada.com.

Media contact:

For more information on Kingston Airport contact Cindie Ashton, Media Relations Officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116. Or call Communications at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.

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For Air Canada: 

Isabelle Arthur (Montréal) 514 422-5788
Peter Fitzpatrick (Toronto) 416 263-5576
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Internet : aircanada.com