Air Canada launches year-round flights to Geneva from Montreal today (June 2nd), with the same aircraft continuing on to Toronto.
Swiss International Air Lines, the carrier’s Star Alliance partner, will offer seats on the new flights to Switzerland on a codeshare basis.
Ben Smith, Air Canada’s executive vice president and chief commercial officer, said that the new route will "provide more choice" for passengers.
"The introduction of the only non-stop service between Montreal and Geneva is great news for customers travelling on business, including international organisations, as well as for leisure travellers providing easy access to major tourist locations in Switzerland and France," he commented.
Flights will be operated using a 211-capacity Boeing 767-300 ER aircraft.
Air Canada said that the new route will make it easier for Geneva-bound passengers to reach the French destinations of Lyon, Annecy, Dijon and Grenoble – all of which are accessible by train from the Swiss city.
Last month, the airline began new flights to San Diego from Calgary.