Air Canada announces new daily year-round non-stop service between St. John's and Deer Lake; launches new daily service between Deer Lake and Toronto on May 4

    MONTREAL, May 3 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada announced today that it will
expand its network in Newfoundland and Labrador with the start up of two new,
daily non-stop fights between St. John's and Deer Lake, effective June 30,
2007. Flights will be operated by Air Canada's commercial partner Exploits
Valley Air Services (EVAS) using an 18-seat Beech 1900 aircraft.
    "Air Canada and its commercial partners already have the most flights of
any carrier to and from Newfoundland and Labrador," said Daniel Shurz, Vice
President, Network Planning, Air Canada. "With these latest schedule
enhancements, including our first flight between Deer Lake and Toronto
tomorrow, both business and leisure travellers will enjoy more and better
connections, Aeroplan rewards, and an opportunity to use our growing suite of
flight passes for convenience and savings."
    Flights have been timed to accommodate demand early in the day as well as
the opportunity for same-day return itineraries.St. John's   Deer Lake               Deer Lake   St. John's
    AC7631      06:15        07:25       AC7630      07:45       08:45
    AC7633      17:30        18:40       AC7632      19:00       20:00With the inauguration tomorrow of Air Canada's Deer Lake-Toronto service,
Air Canada and Air Canada Jazz offer up to 200 scheduled flights to 11
destinations across Canada each week to and from Newfoundland and Labrador.
Air Canada also provides non-stop daily flights between Deer Lake and Halifax
and Deer Lake and Montreal.

    Air Canada provides scheduled and charter air transportation for
passengers and cargo to more than 150 destinations on five continents.
Canada's flag carrier is the 14th largest commercial airline in the world and
serves over 32 million customers annually with a fleet consisting of 335
aircraft. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance providing the
world's most comprehensive air transportation network.

For further information:
For further information: Isabelle Arthur (Montréal), (514) 422-5788;
Peter Fitzpatrick (Toronto), (416) 263-5576; Angela Mah (Vancouver), (604)
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