On 17th Jan, Air France announced that they will launch three weekly flights (on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays) from Paris-Charles de Gaulle to Quebec City’s Jean Lesage International airport from May 17.
The route from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) will become the airline’s fourth to Canada—its second largest long-haul market by capacity—alongside its flights to Montreal (YUL), Toronto Pearson (YYZ) and Vancouver (YVR)
The carrier will operate the route using A330-200 aircraft, equipped 224 seats, comprising 36 in business class, 21 in premium economy and 167 in economy. In addition to this, the carrier also provides a daily bus service linking Montreal’s Pierre Elliott Trudeau airport to Quebec City, which is free of charge to all customers connecting from an Air France flight.
Stéphane Poirier, president and CEO of YQB, described the arrival of Air France as “a boon to the socio-economic development of the greater Québec City area.”
“While our industry and operations were severely impacted by the global pandemic, we have continued to work with the region to recover and expand our flight options,” he said. “We pooled our resources and our energies, and now we’re reaping the rewards of this extraordinary collaboration.” Read more.