SAINT LUCIA WELCOMES ADDITIONAL FLIGHTS STARTING THIS AUTUMN WITH AIR CANADA
The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority is pleased to announce the addition of a non-stop flight from Toronto (YYZ) to Saint Lucia (UVF) this autumn with Air Canada.
The additional Toronto flight, operated by Air Canada Rouge, commences on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Air Canada has increased its total frequency to four weekly flights from Toronto to Saint Lucia, then commences daily service on December 25, 2018 to the island. The new flight schedule features non-stop service on Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.
Saint Lucia will also welcome a non-stop flight from Montreal (YUL) starting Friday, December 21, 2018 with Air Canada mainline on its brand new 737-max aircraft. The larger aircraft increases the total seat copacity by 24% and 57% in full season. The Montrealbased flight will operate once a week every Friday. Air Canada has also extended its season, flying non-stop from Montreal to Saint Lucia until April 26, 2019.
“Canada is Saint Lucia’s fourth largest travel market. These new non-stop flights from Toronto and Montreal significantly contribute to our tourism growth and the marketing efforts of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority,” said Acting Chief Executive Officer, Mrs. Tiffany Howard. “We continue to record advancement in stayover arrivals from Canada. The new direct service will provide more opportunities for Canadians to explore our beautiful island.”
An exclusive twelve-page insert was created for Air Canada’s in-flight magazine, enRoute, to launch the new non-stop service. A 30-second inflight commercial on Saint Lucia will accompany the insert, which can be seen on all Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge aircraft during the month of October.
Couples who book and pay for a trip to Saint Lucia by October 31 with Air Canada Vacations, or through a travel agent, will receive a $300 deduction per person on packages inclusive of flight, hotel and transfer. This is a saving of up to $600 per couple when booking Saint Lucia from November 1, 2018 to April 30, 2019.