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  1. Interesting read...YUL definitely punching above its weight!
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    +1 x 1,000,000.
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    Special Visitors

    This morning (May 30) there was an A310 which looked like it was from the French government at the de-icing pad. This afternoon, a different flag carrier's AC was at the de-ice pad. Anybody know if these are visits in the lead-up to the G7 in La Malbaie next week? Cheers
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    Nouveau terminal

    Don't think anybody has brought this up...but where will the de-icing center move to?
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    AC adding London/Windsor

    English version... Air Canada to Launch Daily non-stop Montreal-London, Ontario and Montreal-Windsor, Ontario flights MONTREAL, April 25, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced it will begin new domestic regional non-stop flights on July 2, 2018. The only year-round service between Montreal-London and Montreal-Windsor will provide services that meets the needs of both local and connecting passengers. Flights are timed to offer convenient connections to/from Atlantic Canada including Saint John, Fredericton, Moncton Halifax and St. John's; to Europe including Brussels, Rome, Geneva, Barcelona, Lisbon, Paris, Lyon, Frankfurt, as well as Casablanca, Morocco. Flights are now available for purchase along with introductory promotional fares at, via the Air Canada app and through travel agents. "We are pleased to expand Air Canada's domestic network from Montreal into the growing Southern Ontario markets of Windsor and London by offering new non-stop daily flights to Montreal as we continue to strategically expand our already extensive domestic network," said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada. "With the continued growth in the Southern Ontario market, we see the opportunity to add new non-stop services and provide additional convenient travel options to cities across Atlantic Canada as well several European destinations." "The addition of flights to London and Windsor strengthens Montreal's position as an international hub by facilitating the movement of travelers from this region to destinations in Europe or Asia. The strategy being deployed by our proud partner, Air Canada, is a win-win at all levels. Not only is it contributing to the phenomenal growth of passenger traffic at Montréal-Trudeau, it is also enabling us to further develop our air service and increase the frequency of interesting flights for our passengers and the community," said Philippe Rainville, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aéroports de Montréal." Daily Montreal-Windsor, Ontario flights will be operated by Air Canada Express Jazz 50-seat Bombardier CRJ jets. The schedule for the flights is: Flight # Depart Time Arrive Time AC8183 Montreal 08:50 Windsor, ON 10:39 AC8184 Windsor, ON 11:10 Montreal 12:55 Daily Montreal-London, Ontario flights will be operated by Air Canada Express Jazz 78-seat Bombardier Q-400 aircraft. The schedule for the flights is: Flight # Depart Time Arrive Time AC8665 Montreal 13:50 London, ON 15:37 AC8664 London, ON 15:20 Montreal 16:49 All flights are timed to connect conveniently with Air Canada's global schedule in Montreal, provide for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption, Star Alliance reciprocal benefits, and for eligible customers, priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounge access at mainline Canadian airports including Edmonton and Calgary, priority boarding and other benefits. About Air Canada Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents. Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2017 served approximately 48 million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 60 in the United States and 98 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,317 airports in 193 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, which also named Air Canada the 2017 Best Airline in North America. For more information, please visit:, follow @AirCanada on Twitter and join Air Canada on Facebook. SOURCE Air Canada For further information: Isabelle Arthur (Montreal),, 514 422-5788; Peter Fitzpatrick (Toronto),, 416 263-5576; Angela Mah (Vancouver),, 604 270-5741; Internet:
  6. Starting in winter 2018/2019 AC will be upguaging YUL-BGI-YUL to a Rouge 767-300. Probably 3x weekly compared to the current 4x weekly A319 service. This is awesome news!!
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    YUL-BGI Winter 2018/2019 B763 upguage

  8. Mentioned in a previous thread:
  9. Hello, There is scheduled work starting end of March-2018 involving Rwy 24R/06L and its associated taxiways, B1, B3, B2, E. Wondering if anyone has the details on whats happening? Any timeline on the creation of a parallel to B taxiway? Cheers
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    Air canada suspends Montreal-Mexico

    Yes, source?
  11. Let the good times roll. Looking forward to seeing how the apron and airside copes with the continued increase in traffic. I expect news of furthur airside projects will be announced soon.
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    Taxiway B work in Spring/Summer 2018

    D'aprés mes informations, le 24D serait encore ouvert, mais juste pour les atterisages, avec B2 et G encore ouvert. Si les avions on besoin de décoller sur 24D, ils seront forcées à faire un 'backtrack' et un 180 deg dans la baie d'attente de 24D pour décoller...effictivement fermant la piste pendant la manoeuvre.
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    Canada - Israel expand air services agreement

    A private source.
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    Canada - Israel expand air services agreement

    Air Canada is in the final stages of acquiring more A333s. Should see between 2-4 fins join the fleet in the next 6-24 months.
  16. Great news!! AC does it again! Can't wait for more US routes to feed the hub...MSY, SEA, SAN.... Good times ahead.
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    Level YUL-Orly,Paris 3 times a week eff Summer 2018

    There is already there enough market for ORY from YUL? or are they looking to take some of the market from CDG??
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    EI rumor to start YUL?

    There's a discussion on airliners talking about EI getting delivery of another 333 this December, and next summer putting the A330 into service on DUB-IAD. If so, that frees up a 757 and there was some discussion of it starting either YUL or PIT. TS already opperates to DUB, and lots of capacity to YYZ with TS, AC(RV), EI...any chance we'd see them start-up next summer? Cheers
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    Air Canada S18 International service changes

    YUL est maintenant une base de B787 pour les pilotes, mais ca se peut qu'ils utilisent encores des equipages des autres bases..
  20. Est-ce que vous avez trouvé Desjardins mieux que Nationale? Jamais essayé desjardins, mais je trouve Nationale excellent.
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    BOMBARDIER C series

    Very well done summation of the situation. At first, I was very dissapointed with this deal, but the more I think about it, it becomes clear, there was no other option. Well done.
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    Customs backlog 01/10/17

    Morning gang, Landed at the airport last night, and heading towards customs the lineup and throngs of people were back up practically to gate 58. Must have been over an hour wait to get to the customs hall alone. This was at 1530. Any idea why so bad? I have never seen it this bad, certainly not all summer.