Air Canada Expanding Operations To India, Offering Flights Between Delhi And Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal


Air Canada announced today a strategic expansion of its India services, with additional flights from Toronto, and a new year-round, non-stop route between Montreal and Delhi.

Starting October 31, just in time for Diwali celebrations, Air Canada will offer three flights per week to the growing Indian community in Montreal.

At present, Air Canada offers daily flights from Vancouver, up to ten flights a week from Toronto, and three flights a week from Montreal.


Air Canada Delhi-Montreal-Delhi Flights Schedule

AC 50Montreal20:10Delhi20:00+1Tue, Thu, Sun
AC 51Delhi01:55Montreal06:00Tue, Thu, Sat

Recently, Air Canada has received approval from Canadian Transportation Agency to operate additional 3 weekly flights between Toronto and Delhi from 15th Oct. 2021 to 26th Mar 2022.

Air Canada Delhi-Toronto Additional Flights

AC 48 Toronto0900Delhi0925+1Daily
AC 42 Toronto2120Delhi2145+1Daily
AC 43 Delhi0045Toronto0520Daily
AC 49 Delhi1135Toronto1610Daily

Moreover, the airline will also resume the service to Mumbai when conditions permit.

All flights will be operated with Air Canada’s most modern aircraft, the 298-seat Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner featuring a choice of three cabins of service: Air Canada Signature Class, Premium Economy, and Economy class.

Guidelines For Passengers Traveling From India

After the restriction on direct flights expires, fully vaccinated passengers, and exceptionally unvaccinated passengers eligible to enter Canada, traveling on those flights will need to:

  • Obtain a pre-departure negative COVID-19 molecular test result from the Genestrings Laboratory, located above the metro station in the Airport Connect Building (ACB) at the Indira Gandhi International Airport.
  • Perform this test within 18 hours before their scheduled departure.
  • Present the test report with a QR code issued by this laboratory to the air operator before boarding.

Alternatively, travelers who have previously tested positive for COVID-19 can present a positive molecular test issued by a certified laboratory in India. The date of the collection must have been between 14 and 180 days before their scheduled departure to Canada.

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