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Launch of the electronic boarding pass

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.

Air Transat unwraps its 2018 transatlantic program

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.

Another South to discover with Transat

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.

Children travelling with their parents on Air Transat are never seated alone

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.

Air Transat adds Tel Aviv to its summer program

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.

Passenger Notification - Samsung Galaxy Note 7

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 presents an improved baggage allowance policy

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.

Transat comes to Fort McMurray’s aid

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.

Zika virus

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.

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Air Transat unveils the new Chef’s Menu by Daniel Vézina

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.