Air Canada - Tango Flights Now for Sale


Tango Flights through Air Canada are now for sale on nine new routes. That means low fares, no restrictions, a convenient schedule and aeroplan miles

Tango by Air Canada tickets are now available
for sale on nine new routes for service commencing June 17, 2002. Tango one
way fares are more than 80 per cent off full economy fares on most routes,
with no minimum stay or advance purchase requirement, a convenient schedule
and the opportunity to accumulate Aeroplan miles redeemable for future reward
travel.


Tango offers a simplified fare structure with the flexibility to purchase
one way tickets, allowing customers maximum freedom to plan their trip without
a minimum stay, advance purchase or roundtrip travel requirement. All Tango
tickets are electronic and available for purchase at www.flytango.com or toll
free through dedicated Tango reservations agents at 1-800-315-1390
The Tango website at www.flytango.com now offers the ability to check up-
to-date day-of-flight departure and arrival times. Tango`s in-flight service
will be enhanced starting March 1, with new menu selections and a variety of
new Tango branded merchandise available for purchase.

Tango flights are conveniently timed to allow for easy connections to
other Tango flights throughout the network. By summer 2002 the Tango fleet
will include eight Airbus 320 aircraft in a 159-seat, all-economy
configuration and thirteen Boeing 737-200 aircraft in a 120-seat, all-economy
configuration for a total complement of 21 aircraft.
  Full details on Tango fares, schedules and aircraft types for each new
route may be found at www.flytango.com .

In addition to low fares, simplified ticketing, a convenient schedule and
Aeroplan mile accumulation, Tango offers customers a host of additional
customer benefits including:

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  - Complimentary advance seat selection for a limited introductory period.
  - A unique “all extras are optional” in-flight service, including a menu selection of hot and cold snacks and refreshments at reasonable prices.
  - An all-economy cabin providing up to three inches more seat pitch than other domestic carriers and consistent with Air Canada`s industry-leading level of comfort.
  - Ample stowage space for personal articles and carry on baggage.
  - Air Canada`s reputation for the highest safety and operational standards.

Tango`s passenger servicing costs are significantly lower than for
comparable mainline Air Canada flights as a result of its efficient aircraft
seating configuration, web booking tools, call center distribution system and
use of electronic tickets. Over 80 per cent of Tango flights are booked on its
dedicated website at www.flytango.com .

Recent survey results indicate strong support among Canadians for Air
Canada`s provision of a low fare carrier. A nationwide telephone survey of 500
Canadians conducted by Ipsos-Reid between November 30 and December 6, 2001
found that 61 per cent of Canadians feel there are not enough low-fare
carriers in the domestic market and 82 per cent of Canadians would fly a low-
fare, no-frills airline operated by Air Canada, and evidence to date strongly
bears this out.

The Tango network expands for summer 2002 to include 23 Canadian cities
with service to Victoria, Vancouver, Abbotsford, Kelowna, Edmonton, Calgary,
Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Thunder Bay, Windsor, London,
Québec City, Montréal, Halifax, Fredericton, Saint John, Charlottetown,
St. John`s, Deer Lake and Gander. By summer 2002, Tango will offer up to 98
daily departures and 686 weekly departures linking markets from coast to
coast.

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