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Air Canada extends its Edinburgh to Toronto service

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Air Canada has announced an extension of its Edinburgh to Toronto service.

Originally arranged as a Summer-only service, starting on 2nd June and ending on 28th October, it will now continue until 8th January 2024.

The service will operate daily during the Summer peak, dropping to three flights per week in Autumn. Air Canada uses a modern Boeing 787 on the route.

Air Canada extends its Edinburgh to Toronto service

After 8th January there will be a short gap before flights restart, probably at the end of March 2024 for the launch of the Summer timetable.

As a reminder, Air Canada also operates:

  • London Heathrow to Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary, Halifax, Mumbai (yes, Mumbai!)
  • Dublin to Toronto, Vancouver (Summer), Montreal (Summer)
  • Manchester to Toronto

Full details are on the Air Canada website here.

As a Star Alliance member, you can redeem for Air Canada flights via Lufthansa Miles & More, Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer, United Airlines MileagePlus or of course Air Canada’s Aeroplan. This article looks at how to earn Star Alliance miles from UK credit cards.

If you want to learn how to earn Air Canada Aeroplan miles from UK credit cards, take a look at our guide here.

JW Marriott Madrid opens

JW Marriott Madrid hotel opens

In other news …. this wasn’t on my radar of new openings, but Marriott has just announced the opening of the new JW Marriott Madrid hotel.

This is the first JW Marriott hotel in Spain and – quality wise – the brand is meant to sit between Marriott and The Ritz Carlton / The St Regis. I suspect this one will be nearer the latter.

It sounds good, with just 139 rooms. It is a brand new hotel, set in a converted building by Puerta del Sol and close to the Four Seasons hotel. Suites on the upper floors have large terraces with views of the city – see above.

The JW Marriott Madrid website is here.

Comments (9)

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  • sayling says:

    I booked a couple of rooms for April in Brantford, Canada a couple of weeks ago, 15k points per night each room.
    Checked last night, gone up to 16k, but with the 15% discount, worth cancelling and rebooking.

    Every little helps, as they say

  • RussellH says:

    We seemed to be doing this constantly during the second half of last year. We would book something, then we would be e-mailed with details of 20% for having IHG CCards, then we would check and the number of base points had gone sown and we had to rebook again.

    This offer is nothing like as good as last years, though. Only 15% rather than 20%, and only for a very short period – it was around three months as I recall.
    Our first IHG bookings this year are for the week after the offer ends. 🙁

    • BA Flyer IHG Stayer says:

      You should be checking your bookings points and refundable – on a regular basis anyway. It takes seconds to do.

      Last week I booked a points stay for May in Chicago with good rates. A week later they had reduced by 16k in total. I’d rather have those 16k in my account!

  • drdan says:

    I’m even worse…I book each night of my stay separately on points and check the rates once a week!!

    • xcalx says:

      I do the same, Checked an upcoming stay a few days ago and saved 19250 points over the 4 days.

  • shilly says:

    Re the IHG offer I can’t see anything when I click on the link and I have an IHG credit card, where does it show?

  • patrick says:

    Great to still get the offers when the card was closed such a long time ago.

  • Vit says:

    Good news about AC, meaning I will only have 1 stop transiting in YYZ to YYT. Much better than going through LHR or back-track via AMS / CDG etc.

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