See the latest news from Air Transat.
Montreal, November 7, 2017
— Launch of the electronic boarding pass : Air Transat passengers who check in online for their flights will have the option to receive their boarding passes electronically on their mobile devices.
Montreal, September 21, 2017 – A European vacation will be even more accessible to Canadians next summer, thanks to the diverse destinations on offer in Air Transat’s 2018 transatlantic program. True to its reputation as Canada’s leading holiday travel airline, Air Transat has responded to customer demand by, among other things, increasing its number of direct flights to the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Croatia, the Netherlands, Belgium and the Czech Republic.
Montreal, August 30, 2017
– The dizzying cliffs and turquoise waters of the Algarve in Portugal and the white seaside villages of the Costa del Sol in Spain are gaining more and more favour with Canadians, even in winter.
Montreal, July 11, 2017 -
“These brand-new A321neo LRs will allow us to continue offering our customers the service and comfort they are used to, at the best possible price,” says Transat President and CEO Jean-Marc Eustache.
Montreal, June 29, 2017
— A small group of travel agents and airline consulting firm representatives were among the lucky passengers on board Air Transat’s inaugural flight to Tel Aviv, which took off from Montreal on June 18.
Montreal, June 22, 2017
— L’été dans le Sud avec Transat : la solution idéale pour des vacances sans souci.
Montreal, June 21, 2017 — Travel agents choose Transat among their favorites. The company wins first place in two categories at the Agents’ Choice Awards.
Montreal, June 20, 2017 – Air Transat was recognized as the second best leisure airline in the world at the Skytrax World Airline Awards, making it the best leisure airline in North America for the sixth consecutive year.
Montreal, June 19, 2017 – Air Transat celebrated the start of its new direct Montreal-Tel Aviv flight yesterday during an event held at the official residence of Canada’s ambassador to Israel.
Please note that because of repairs done to the main runway of Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB), our aviation operations may be affected by weather factors beyond our control.
Montreal, May 25, 2017 - Following the recent introduction by the Honourable Marc Garneau, federal Minister of Transport, of legislation to modernize transportation, Air Transat wishes to reiterate its commitment to taking every possible measure to ensure that families are seated together on its aircraft.
Montreal, May 11, 2017 -
The airline has added two new destinations: Tampa, in Florida, and San Juan, in Puerto Rico.
Montreal, April 27, 2017 - The Transat Breast Cancer Research Chair will be instituted with a $500,000 donation from Transat. It will be affiliated with the laboratory led by Dr. Jean-François Côté.
Montreal, April 12, 2017 - Air Transat is proud to announce that it has partnered with Daniel Vézina to offer a selection of gourmet meals on its flights, inspired by the signature recipes of the renowned Quebec chef.
Montreal, March 2, 2017 —
Club Class is now available on all Air Transat flights to Sun destinations.
Montreal, January 9, 2017 - Air Transat is proud to announce that it will be offering direct flights from Montreal to Tel Aviv, on Wednesdays and Sundays, from June 18 until late October.
Montreal, December 9, 2016
– The airline provides an experience that is unique and inspiring for travellers.
For your convenience and to ensure secure transactions, we now only accept major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard and American Express). Cash, debit and Visa Debit cards are no longer accepted.
Effective October 15, 2016
For safety reasons on all flights, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices are strictly forbidden. Such devices may not be transported at all, including in checked, carry on baggage or on one’s person.
Air Transat will operate a humanitarian flight from Montreal to Haiti on November 15, 2016.
Montreal, July 13, 2016 – For the fifth consecutive year Air Transat has been voted the Best North American Leisure Airline by the Skytrax World Airline Awards.
Montreal, July 5, 2016 – The new checked baggage allowance policy, which aims to simplify and standardize, all while allowing the airline to align itself with the current practices of the industry, will come into effect on July 6, 2016, for departures as of November 1, 2016.
Montreal, May 24, 2016 – Next winter, fly to 34 Sun destinations from 22 Canadian cities, in addition to a robust offering of the most popular European destinations.
Montreal, May 18, 2016 – After nearly ten years of sustainability efforts, the company reaches a milestone in a coveted international certification process.
As a gesture of solidarity, Transat is announcing a gift of $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help relief efforts for the people and municipalities affected.
In addition to a valid passport, travellers
flying to Canada may need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) issued by
the Government of Canada. Visit Canada.ca/eta to apply and for more details.
Montreal, August 3, 2016 - Based on the guidelines of competent authorities, we are exercising flexibility in the interest of our clients travelling to destinations affected by the Zika virus.
Montreal, April 18, 2016
— Club Class upgrade is now available on domestic flights.
Montreal, March 9, 2016 — A new menu is introduced on transatlantic flights
More flights, more seats and new connecting flights. Transat will offer 28 European and 36 Sun destinations with direct flights.
Installation of a solar wall will further reduce Air Transat’s GHG emissions.
Effective December 1, 2015, our U.S. airports will become cashless.
Montreal, January 29, 2015 — Now travellers wishing to enjoy the “Haiti Experience” at their own pace have even more choices.
A passenger who does not hold the required travel documents may be denied boarding or entry into the country of destination.
Montreal, March 3, 2014 — Transat signs a new partnership and now offers over 100,000 hotels in more than 140 countries and 2,500 cities.
Our Sales Centre agents can now offer you assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Montreal, August 23, 2012 - Air Transat announces its new partnership with CarTrawler, an international company specializing in car rental solutions.
Montreal, July 19, 2012 - New intermodal partnership – Air Transat and VIA Rail facilitate travel for their clients.
Consult our archives to catch up on news previously posted on our website.
Montreal, September 26, 2017 — Air Transat is proud to announce the new menu carefully crafted by celebrated Quebec chef Daniel Vézina. The chef’s flight of fancy includes six new exclusive dishes and introduces two breakfast choices.