Air Canada Offers Québec City Region a New Hotspot for This Winter with Non-stop Flights to Tulum
  • New route complements other non-stop services this winter from Québec's capital region to Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Cancun and Punta Cana

MONTREAL, June 26, 2024 /CNW/ - Air Canada announced today it will launch new weekly flights from Québec City to Tulum*, Mexico's newest airport in the Yucatan peninsula, beginning Dec. 13, 2024. The airline will also resume non-stop services from Québec City for winter 2024-25 to popular sun destinations: Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Punta Cana and Cancun.

"We are excited to launch new non-stop flights from Québec City to Tulum, offering convenient access to Mexico's Mayan Riviera, as well as resuming non-stop service from Québec City to popular sun destinations. Air Canada and Air Canada Vacations provide a wide range of travel choices for Québec residents, with easy and convenient flights to their favourite vacation destinations in Florida, Mexico and more. Customers can make their sun holiday travel plans now. We look forward to welcoming you onboard this winter," said Mark Galardo, Executive Vice President, Revenue and Network Planning.

"We are delighted with the addition of Tulum to the range of vacation destinations offered to travellers from the greater Québec City region and the return of Air Canada international flights from Québec City to destinations as popular as Cancun, Punta Cana, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale. Not only has Air Canada made the decision to quickly restore its international air service from Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB), but the carrier has also chosen to invest in our market by adding a new destination to the schedule for winter 2024-2025," said Stéphane Poirier, President and CEO of YQB. "This announcement is the result of a fruitful and beneficial collaboration between Air Canada and YQB."

Winter flying from Québec City


Peak winter 2024 service improvements and seasonal resumptions

Québec (YQB) – Tulum (TQO)

New route, 1 weekly flight

Québec (YQB) – Orlando (MCO)

Resumed October 30, with 2 weekly flights

Québec (YQB) – Fort Lauderdale (FLL)

Resumed October 31, with 2 weekly flights

Québec (YQB) – Punta Cana (PUJ)

Resumed October 30, with 2 weekly flights

Québec (YQB) – Cancún (CUN)

Resumed October 31, with 1 weekly flights

Air Canada also announced today it will operate up to 50 flights departing Canada every day from eight Canadian cities to 55 Caribbean and US Sun vacation destinations. 

*subject to final government approvals

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About Air Canada

Air Canada is Canada's largest airline, the country's flag carrier and a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most comprehensive air transportation network. Air Canada provides scheduled service directly to more than 180 airports in Canada, the United States and Internationally on six continents. It holds a Four-Star ranking from Skytrax. Air Canada's Aeroplan program is Canada's premier travel loyalty program, where members can earn or redeem points on the world's largest airline partner network of 45 airlines, plus through an extensive range of merchandise, hotel and car rental partners. Through Air Canada Vacations, it offers more travel choices than any other Canadian tour operator to hundreds of destinations worldwide, with a wide selection of hotels, flights, cruises, day tours, and car rentals. Its freight division, Air Canada Cargo, provides air freight lift and connectivity to hundreds of destinations across six continents using Air Canada's passenger and freighter aircraft.  Air Canada aims to achieve an ambitious net zero emissions goal from all global operations by 2050. Air Canada shares are publicly traded on the TSX in Canada and the OTCQX in the US.


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For further information: Contacts:; YQB: Étienne Cummings, Directeur adjoint, Affaires publiques et relations avec le milieu, Aéroport international Jean-Lesage de Québec, Tél. : 418-640-2700, poste 2626,