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San Diego's first nonstop flights to Montreal to start in 2020

Posted: 12:53 PM, Oct 16, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-16 15:59:44-04
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SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — San Diego's first nonstop flights to Montreal will begin in summer of 2020, according to Canadian airline Air Transat.

The airline announced Tuesday it will launch direct flights between Montreal, Quebec, and San Diego next summer.

The flights will operate three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Sundays between June 15 to Oct. 28, 2020.

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The five to six hour flight to and from Montreal on Air Transat will cost travelers about $450 roundtrip, according to the airline's website .

"We are very pleased to welcome the first direct route to San Diego from Montreal," said Philippe Rainville, President and CEO of Aéroports de Montréal. "Thanks to our partner Air Transat, YUL Montréal-Trudeau International Airport will be offering a broader and enriched air service, with an increased frequency of flights to the southern and western United States. Quebecers will be able to enjoy a wide range of choices during the summer of 2020 with even more destinations to discover."

Passengers will cruise between the two cities on Boeing 737-800 and Airbus A321 aircraft.