Air Canada Official Supporter Vancouver 2010
Flash
March 10, 2010

Your clients can leave the winter behind with these great fares offered until March 16.

International
ONE WAY FARES
Sun
ONE WAY FARES
San Francisco
$259 from Montreal
Barbados
$139 from Toronto
Los Angeles
$199 from Toronto
$249 from Montreal
Martinique and
Guadeloupe
$299 from Montreal
Honolulu
$199 from Vancouver
Havana
$239 from Ottawa
San Diego
$159 from Calgary
Kingston
$199 from Toronto
Tampa
$109 from Montreal
Mexico City
$192 from Toronto

These are just a sample fares; check your GDS, aircanada.com/agents or your AC2U provider for other destinations, including Puerto Vallarta and St. Maarten, with seasonal service ending in April.

Advance purchase may apply, other conditions apply. Taxes and surcharges not included in the price.
Travel must be completed by June 23 to the US and by June 30 for the Sun.

15% DISCOUNT TO SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
When you book your clients' trip for travel April 1 - May 31 to Sydney, Australia at aircanada.com/agents, they receive 15% off any economy class fares. Enter QC49TRM1 in the promo code box on the flight selection page.

This offer ends March 20.

DOUBLE EARNINGS WITH FLIGHT PASSES FOR BUSINESS
Until further notice, earn 3% instead of 1.5%, when you sell a Flight Pass for Business at aircanada.com/agents.

Refer to the Cash Reward policy in Agent Reference at aircanada.com/agents.

EXECUTIVE CLASS® for LESS
Offer your clients one-way Executive Class® savings from Eastern Canada to Florida, until March 24.
Sample fares:

West Palm/ Sarasota
$ 554 from Toronto
$ 670 from Halifax
Fort Myers
$ 799 from St.John's
Orlando/ Tampa
$ 648 from Toronto
Miami/ Orlando
$ 672 from Montreal
Fort Lauderdale
$ 672 from Ottawa
Tampa
$ 683 from Quebec City

Fifty-day advance purchase required for travel April 15 - Jan 31, 2011. Taxes and surcharges not included in the price.
Other fares offered with a shorter advance purchase period.


These one-way Executive Class fares are offered until March 31, for week-end travel to Boston,
New York LGA and Newark
:

NEW YORK - LGA
NEWARK
BOSTON
Toronto
$460
$450
$654
Ottawa
$668
$499
$699
Montreal
$482
$482
$549
Halifax
$502
$501
$679
St. John's
$729
$625
$707

Book Z class 21 days in advance; travel permitted from 16:00 on Fridays until 14:30 on Sundays, and on Mondays starting at 17:00. Other fares also available in D class. Tickets must be issued by March 31, 2010.

Sample one-way Executive Class fares for travel to select destinations in Canada:

Toronto - Quebec
$ 304
Toronto - Winnipeg
$ 393
Toronto - Halifax/ Moncton
$ 412
Quebec City - Winnipeg
$ 436
Ottawa - St.John's
$ 592
Toronto - Saskatoon/ Regina
$ 683
Deer Lake - Toronto
$ 538
Ottawa - Saskatoon/ Regina
$ 511

Book Z class 60 or 50 days in advance - please consult the fare rule; travel to Manitoba and Sasktatchewan from June 1 - Sep 15. Ticket must be issued August 31. Other conditions may apply.

ROUTES STARTING THIS SPRING

Ottawa – Iqaluit › daily non-stop fllghts, with same-plane service from Montreal.

Starts March 28
Depart Montreal
Arrive / Depart Ottawa
Arrive Iqaluit
AC 8963
08:30
09:07 / 09:55
12:55
Depart Iqaluit
Arrive / Depart Ottawa
Arrive Montreal
AC 8988
13:40
16:40 / 17:35
18:13

St. John's - Goose Bay › daily year-round service, with connections to Toronto, Montreal, Deer Lake and Gander.

Starts May 1
Depart Goose Bay
Arrive St. John's, NL
AC 8828
13:10
15:05
Depart St. John's, NL
Arrive Goose Bay
AC 8829
15:35
16:30

Regina - Ottawa › daily non-stop flight, with same-plane service from Montreal.

Starts May 17
Depart Montreal
Arrive / Depart Ottawa
Arrive Regina
AC 8599
17:55
18:27/19:00
20:30
Depart Regina
Arrive / Depart Ottawa
Arrive Montreal
AC 8598
06:55
11:45/12:15
12:53

These routes are operated by Jazz CRJ-705 aircraft, offering a choice of Executive Class® and Economy Class, featuring individual seatback entertainment for each passengers.

Calgary – Tokyo › daily non-stop service, offering convenient connections throughout Asia with Star Alliance™ partners.

Starts March 27
Depart Calgary: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Arrive Tokyo
AC009
12:50
14:30
Depart Tokyo: Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
Arrive Calgary
AC010
16:00
10:45

Flights will operate with fully refurbished Boeing 767 aircraft, offering Economy Class and Executive First®, featuring 24 lie-flat bed suites.

WHEELCHAIR REQUESTS
To properly identify the special handling required at the airport when your clients are travelling with their own wheelchair, please call the Air Canada Call Centre and provide the following information:

  • Wheelchair type (manual, dry or wet cell electric);
  • Battery type, spillable or not, and if it can be removed;
  • Height, width and weight, including battery, for electric wheelchair;
  • Can it be folded;
  • Quantity.

In addition, what type of assistance will be required; distance, stairs or assistance to/from the aircraft seat?

Review wheelchair assistance at aircanada.com.

GROUP POLICY
The group policy has been updated to remind travel agents that:

  • Tour Conductor tickets are issued using the lowest booked inventory; all taxes applicable to the group fare apply.
  • Full and final payment constitutes ticketing, therefore all fare rules apply.

The group policy in Agent Reference at aircanada.com/agents has been revised to include ticketing instructions with the collection of the change fee, once the final/full payment is received.

ESTA REPLACES I 94-W FORM
Effective March 15, citizens from countries participating in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) traveling on Air Canada to, or via the United States, must obtain prior approval through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA). This includes accompanied or unaccompanied children. Without a valid ESTA, those travelers won’t be accepted on board Air Canada flights to the U.S.

ESTA applications include the same identification currently collected on I-94W form; US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recommend that applications are submitted as soon as travelers are planning their travel to or via the U.S.

For a complete list of participating VWP countries and information about the program, please refer here.

Your customers can apply for an ESTA at https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/.

Your clients can earn Double Aeroplan® Miles in Economy Class or Executive Class® when they fly between Toronto and :

  • Santa Ana (Orange County), April 8 to June 30
  • Cincinnati, Portland (ME), Syracuse or Memphis, May 17 to July 31
  • San Diego or Portland (OR), June 17 to July 31

Registration required online or by calling 1-800-342-8026.

GOOD TO KNOW

In-Flight Wi-Fi Trial Continues
The trial period for Gogo® Inflight Internet has been extended on select Airbus A319 flights Toronto/ Montreal - Los Angeles. Your customers can surf the web, check e-mails and send instant messages from the comfort of their own seat for a fee of $9.95 US for laptops and $7.95 U.S. for mobile devices.

For more details, click here.

 

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