Air Transat Important announcement about winter 2020-2021 departures from Western Canada

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​Air Transat Important announcement about winter 2020-2021 departures from Western Canada​. Air Transat cancelled South and USA flights and vacations.

Air Transat Important announcement about winter 2020-2021 departures from Western Canada

Due to the many challenges that our industry is facing, Air Transat will not operate any flights from Western Canada to the South or USA for winter 2020-2021. We will operate domestic flights from Vancouver to Toronto and Montreal. There will also be some connecting flights to Europe via Toronto and Montreal , which we will share with you when the full winter program becomes available. We thank you for your support over the years and during these difficult months. We look forward to working with you again in the near future, when circumstances allow it.

Gateways impacted: Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and Victoria

Policies & procedures for travel Nov. 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021, from Western Canada

Individual bookings:

All ABC, ITC and FIT bookings for travel from Western Canadian gateways will automatically be cancelled, except:

• Domestic flights from Vancouver

• Europe flights originating from Vancouver and connecting in Montreal or Toronto

• Land-only bookings

Customers will receive a refund in the amount received on file and in the original method of payment. You do not need to contact us, the adjustments will be made automatically.

Group bookings:

Group bookings that include passengers travelling exclusively from Western Canadian gateways will be cancelled automatically, except:

• Domestic flights from Vancouver

• Europe flights originating from Vancouver and connecting in Montreal or Toronto

• Land-only bookings

Customers will receive a refund in the amount received on file and in the original method of payment. You do not need to contact us, the adjustments will be made automatically.

Travel consultants with group files including passengers travelling from gateways in Western Canada and from gateway(s) still operating will be contacted by a Transat group agent. Passengers in the group travelling from Western Canada gateways will receive a refund (except as noted above). Passengers in the group travelling from other gateways may choose to travel as booked or receive a Future Travel Credit.

Bookings previously cancelled for travel March 21, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020, from Western Canada

All passengers (individual and group bookings) from Western Canadian gateways who were issued a future travel credit due to COVID-19 will receive a full refund, except for:

• Domestic flights from Vancouver

• Europe flights originating from Vancouver and connecting in Montreal or Toronto

• Land-only bookings

Customers will receive a refund in the amount received on file and in the original method of payment. You do not need to contact us, the adjustments will be made automatically.

Important Notes

Regular terms and conditions will apply for any modifications or cancellations to these types of bookings:

• Domestic flights from Vancouver

• Europe flights originating from Vancouver and connecting in Montreal or Toronto

• Land-only bookings

Notifications and refunds will be processed in order of scheduled departure date and within the following timeline:


Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.

You will visit the following 7 places:

Cuba

Cuba

Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a sovereign state comprising the islands of Cuba, Isla de la Juventud and several archipelagos in the Caribbean Sea. The capital and largest city Havana. Havana had a large number of shows, events, and casinos catering to tourists. Geographically, Cuba is considered part of North America and culturally, it is considered part of Latin America. The island became a U.S. protectorate in 1898, and in 1902 it gained substantial independence. Between 1902 and 1959, many U.S. citizens lived in Cuba or frequently travelled to Cuba. It is the largest island in the Caribbean, and the second-most populous after Hispaniola, with over 11 million inhabitants. It is a multiethnic country whose people,culture and customs derive from diverse origins, including the aboriginal Taíno and   Ciboney peoples, the long period of Spanish colonialism, the introduction of African slaves, and a close relationship with the Soviet Union in the Cold War. Cuba is ranked high in human development by the United Nations, and performs well in health and education. In 2015, it became the first country to eradicate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, a milestone hailed by the World Health Organization as "one of the greatest public health achievements possible".

Punta Cana

Punta Cana

Punta Cana is part of the newly created Punta Cana-Bávaro-Veron-Macao municipal district in La Altagracia, the easternmost province of the Dominican Republic. The area is best known for its beaches and balnearios, which face both the Caribbean and Atlantic, and it has been a popular tourist destination since the 1970s. The Punta Cana area has an estimated population of 100,000 with a growth rate of 6%. To the north, it borders the village and beach of Cabeza de Toro, and then the Bávaro and El Cortecito beaches. The nearest city, the 500-year-old capital of the Province Higüey, is 45 kilometres (28 mi) away, and it takes about an hour to drive there. Europeans, particularly Spanish hotel chains, own all but two of the 50+ megaresorts of the Punta Cana tourism destination. 

New Orleans

New Orleans

New Orleans is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The New Orleans metropolitan area, (New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner) has a population of 1,235,650 as of 2009, the 46th largest in the USA. The New Orleans – Metairie – Bogalusa combined statistical area has a population of 1,360,436 as of 2000. The city/parish alone has a population of 343,829 as of 2010. The city is named after Philippe d' Orléans, Duke of Orléans, Regent of France, and is well known for its distinct French Creole architecture, as well as its cross cultural and multilingual heritage. New Orleans is also famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as the birthplace of jazz), and its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras. The city is often referred to as the "most unique" city in America.

Orlando

Orlando

Orlando is a major city in the central region of the U.S. state of Florida. It is the county seat of Orange County, and the center of the Greater Orlando metropolitan region. The Orlando metropolitan area has a population of 2,082,628 and it is the 27th largest metropolitan area in the United States, the 5th largest metropolitan area in the Southeastern United States, and the 3rd largest metro area in Florida. The city-proper population is 235,860 making Orlando the 80th largest city in the "United States". It is Florida's fifth largest city by population. Orlando was incorporated on July 31, 1875, and became a city in 1885.  

Jamaica

Jamaica

Princess Juliana International Airport

Princess Juliana International Airport

Cancún

Cancún

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