Alexandra Béni | Oct 15, 2018 | 2
Air Canada Rouge flying whole year between Budapest and Toronto
Air Canada’s flight between Budapest and Toronto used to be seasonal, but this will change soon: Air Canada Rouge’s planes will travel during the whole year from the winter season, according to Bud Flyer. This novelty is justified by the increasing demand for the flight and its schedule that was getting busier regularly.
A dream came true for many passengers in Hungary and Canada as now they can travel between the two countries throughout the entire year. The first news about the new schedule arrived in February when discussions were held between Air Canada’s management and Hungarian representatives — including Kristóf Máté of Hungarian Tourist Agency and ambassador Dr Bálint Ódor. That was the first time when the demand for a whole-year schedule for the Toronto-Budapest flights was brought up.
The high utilization of the flights — which has been above 80 percent — convinced Air Canada.
The company was planning to abort the flights temporarily on 26 October, but this idea was cancelled. Three flight will fly between the two cities weekly from that day. The planes will depart for Toronto in Budapest on Monday, Thursday and Saturday, while the return flights will fly on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
For the flights, Air Canada Rouge is planning to keep using Boeing 767-300ER models. It is the third non-stop transatlantic flight of Budapest Airport. The increased number of flights between Hungary and Canada may result in growing traffic at the airport in the capital.
Air Canada is the fifth airline which agreed to provide flights during the entire year after LOT, Quatar Airways, Emirates and Air China.
This is the best year in this sense for Budapest Airport so far.
Source: Bud Flyer