Air Canada Cargo is set to begin a new non-stop five-days a week service between Toronto (YYZ) and Brussels (BRU) offering belly capacity on B787-8 aircraft.
The year-round flights start 1 May, complementing the carrier’s existing daily service between Montreal (YUL) and Brussels.
“Our global hub at Toronto Pearson International Airport provides quick and seamless connections to dozens of cities across Canada, the United States, Central and South America,” the carrier says.
The carrier notes that its Brussels facility is certified to handle specialised shipments, such as pharma, perishables, dangerous goods and valuables. These include the Air Canada Cargo products: AC Absolute°, AC Pharmacair, AC Fresh, AC DGR and AC Secure.
Air Canada Cargo collaborates with GTA dnata at Toronto Pearson to provide specialised handling for pharmaceutical and perishable shipments. The CEIV Pharma certified facility is fully equipped for handling temperature sensitive shipments in varying environments and utilises advanced monitoring technology, the carrier adds.
“We are pleased to launch new non-stop, year-round flights from Toronto to Brussels, complementing our successful Montreal-Brussels service now celebrating its tenth anniversary,” says Mark Galardo, vice president of Network Planning at Air Canada.
“This is a further expansion of Air Canada’s reach to Europe and beyond. This new service will conveniently connect our extensive North American network through our Toronto Pearson global hub directly to Brussels, where our Star Alliance partner Brussels Airlines offers far-reaching connections throughout Europe and Africa,” he adds.