Air Canada starts runs to Mexico

Air Canada flight on Wednesday marks the launch of new, non-stop scheduled flights from Toronto to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, an increasingly popular leisure destination on the Mexico’s Pacific coast. This seasonal service will operate every Saturday until April 14, 2007.

“This is a great destination that we want to encourage Canadians to explore, especially through Air Canada Vacations. Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo’s consistently good weather combines with a variety of attractions, including intriguing day trips, golfing, fishing and lively night life, to make for a superb vacation getaway,” said Daniel Shurz, vice-president, network planning. “With the expansion of our fleet, we are deploying aircraft to expand our service to leisure destinations in response to travel demand.”

Air Canada flight AC 1892 departs Toronto at 8:15 a.m., arriving in Ixtapa at 12:40 p.m. Air Canada flight AC 1893 departs Ixtapa at 1:30 p.m., arriving back in Toronto at 7:15 p.m. All flights are operated using a 120-seat Airbus 319 aircraft, offering a choice of executive-class or economy service. Air Canada customers may purchase Air Canada Vacations’ all-inclusive holiday packages directly through its website or by contacting travel agents in Canada.