Did you Know?: Travel News

by Barbara Broadbent

Air Canada Rouge now flies non-stop between Montreal and Orlando, twice daily. They also will offer additional non-stop flights from Toronto and Montreal to Athens and Rome. 

These will be on their Boeing 767-300ER aircraft and offer 3 customer comfort options… rouge (equivalent of Economy); rouge Plus (equivalent of Premium Economy, with preferred seating and additional legroom) and Premium rouge (equivalent of Business Class, with additional space and enhanced service). The in-flight entertainment system will be removed and replaced with a streaming wireless system for laptops and smartphones. Ipads will be available for rent onboard. Their future plans are to offer service routes from Calgary and Vancouver, with Airbus 319’s (142 pax) and 767-300’s (282 pax).

United Airlines will be offering non-stop service between Los Angeles and Melbourne effective Oct 26, 2014 (subject to government approval). The route will be offered 6 times weekly with Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. Flight time will be approximately 15 hrs 45 min westbound, and 14 hrs, 35 min eastbound.

CROISIERES AML is a family-owned company established in Quebec since 1972. It has 18 boats operating in 8 Quebec ports. 

Admire the beauty of the landscape and discover the picturesque regions along the St Lawrence River. Take part in the different activities aboard the boat to learn more about this fascinating marine world, its flora and fauna. Offered mid-June through to September, the 1-week cruise perfectly combines enchanting scenery with warm interactions with the people you’ll meet.