Canada’s largest airline has announced a new flight route for the summer holidays. Air Canada has announced flights between Montréal and Amsterdam beginning on the 2nd of June 2023.
What time will the new flight route operate?
Flights will operate five times per week starting in June. Passengers will fly on Air Canada’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787 aircraft, connecting Amsterdam to the carrier’s North American network via Montréal.
Flight times are as follows:
Flight AC900 from Montreal to Amsterdam departs at 22:10 and arrives at 11:00 am in Amsterdam the next day. These flights will operate on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.
The return flight AC901 departs Amsterdam at 14:00 and arrives in Montreal at 15:30. These flights operate on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday.
This new route is perfect for the summer holidays and will help connect passengers to Canada and Amsterdam.
Mark Galardo, Senior Vice President of Network Planning and Revenue Management at Air Canada, said: “We continue to see strong demand for travel to Europe, and we are thrilled to increase service and add new, non-stop service between Montreal and Amsterdam for summer 2023, complementing our year-round service between Toronto and the Dutch capital.
“With up to double daily flights between Canada and Amsterdam this summer from two of our global hubs, customers on both sides of the Atlantic have an abundance of convenient choices to visit and explore each other’s countries and beyond. Customers can start planning ahead and book with confidence.”
Passengers can now start booking flights to Amsterdam by booking online on the Air Canada website.
Places to visit in Amsterdam
Now that you’ve booked your flights to Amsterdam, are you wondering where you can visit?
The capital of the Netherlands is known for its fantastic architecture and canal system. It’s also well known for its art museums.
Van Gogh Museum
The Van Gogh museum is home to the most extensive collection of paintings by the Dutch painter in the world.
Visitors of the museum can see 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and 700 letters from the Dutch painter, which provides an intimate look into his life.
The museum also includes paintings by artists, including Kees van Dongen and Paul Gaugin.
The National Monument
The national monument in Amsterdam, located on Dam Square, is a cenotaph dedicated to the soldiers of World War Two.
The obelisk stands 22 meters high, and every year on the 4th of May (National Remembrance of the Dead), people gather in the square to commemorate the victims of the second world war.
Royal Palace of Amsterdam
The Royal Palace of Amsterdam is one of three palaces in Amsterdam that you can visit.
The building was originally a town hall in the city square, but in 1808, King Louis Bonaparte transformed the building into a grand palace.
King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands still uses the building today to host receptions and state visits.
What do you think of the new flight between Montreal and Amsterdam? Will you be going this summer? Let us know in the comments below.