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Air Canada rouge launches daily Montreal to Las Vegas service

March 15, 2014 Aviation No Comments Email Email

Air Canada rouge launched daily non-stop service today betweenMontreal and Las Vegas, the only year round daily non-stop service between Montreal and Las Vegas. 

Legian Beach Hotel-httpwww.legianbeachbaliAir Canada rouge is excited to begin a partnership with Quebec’s renowned Cirque du Soleil and their Las Vegas shows by soon selling show tickets through the Buy Onboard program; today’s inaugural flight was  celebrated with free tickets toZarkana by Cirque du Soleil for everyone onboard.

Montreal – Las Vegas Service 
From March 13 to March 28, flights between Montreal and Las Vegas will be operated using Airbus A319 aircraft with double daily service Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Effective March 29 the route will be flown using Boeing 767-300ER aircraft.

Flights are available for purchase at and through travel agents as follows:

  • AC 1855 departing Montreal 7:40 arriving Las Vegas 10:20 (daily)
  • AC 1857 departing Montreal 19:50 arriving Las Vegas 22:30 (Thursday, Friday, Sunday)
  • AC 1856 departing Las Vegas 11:10 arriving Montreal 18:57 (daily)
  • AC 1858 departing Las Vegas 23:25 arriving Montreal 7:12+1 (Thursday, Friday, Sunday)

Flights between Montreal and Las Vegas feature three customer comfort options: rouge, rouge Plus with preferred seating offering additional legroom, and Premium rouge with additional personal space and enhanced service.  Premium rouge customers enjoy priority check-in, security and boarding, as well as complimentary premium food and drink service onboard.  A complimentary iPad is also offered onboard to Premium rouge customers so that they can enjoy player, Air Canada rouge’s next generation in-flight streaming entertainment system.

Cirque du Soleil onboard 
Coming soon, Las Vegas-bound customers will be able to conveniently purchase Cirque du Soleil show tickets and tours with Gray Line Tours exclusively onboard Air Canada rouge flights through the Buy Onboard service.

Customers on the inaugural flight from Montreal to Las Vegas this morning were treated to two complimentary tickets each to Zarkana by Cirque du Soleil at ARIA Resort & Casino, valid for one year.  Zarkana is a spirited voyage through an abandoned theater where an extraordinary circus comes back to life. Populated by a motley collection of off-the-wall characters and incomparable acrobats, Zarkana is a visual vortex set in a twisted acrobatic fantasy universe where, little by little, chaos and craziness give way to a true celebration.  Zarkana is written and directed by François Girard, one of Quebec’s most highly regarded creators who has earned an enviable international reputation over the years.  A keen music lover, he is particularly known for the hybrid worlds he creates in which music plays a predominant role.  His works are recognized for their great musicality, both in terms of sound and image.

Note for photo editors: Photos of Zarkana artists greeting arriving customers in Las Vegas will be posted to the Media Centre at later this afternoon.

Vacation to Vegas 
Experience Las Vegas like never before with Air Canada Vacations. When you book a trip to Vegas from Toronto orMontreal with Air Canada Vacations you get the service and reliability of flights on Air Canada rouge, free seat selection and the convenience of daily departures. You can connect to these cities from across Canada and earn thousands of Aeroplan® Miles. From a helicopter tour of the Vegas lights at night, to Wedding Packages, to show tickets, Air Canada Vacations has something for every Las Vegas customer. To fill the days and nights in Las Vegas, pick from a great selection of activities and excursions, including a special offer for Cirque du Soleil and a free tour to Laughlin.

A free transfer takes Air Canada Vacations customers to a choice of 28 hotels, right on the sparkling Strip. Participating hotels even offer two free tickets to the best shows in Vegas and free nights.

Book Air and Hotel to Las Vegas by March 31 and save $100 per couple, plus free seat selection and free transfers.  Earn 1,000 Bonus Aeroplan® Miles per member when you book Air and Hotel to Las Vegas by March 31.

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