Air Canada To Resume Montreal-Cairo Direct Flights in May
Air Canada to resume direct flights from Montreal to Cairo in Egypt starting May 2nd till October 26, 2023.
There will be three weekly flights from Montreal to Cairo, Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday at 6 pm and arriving the next day at 10 am.
Flight departing From Cairo to Montreal, will be Sunday, Wednesday & Friday at 11:50 am and arriving the same day at 4:50 pm.
The passengers heading to Montreal from Cairo and vice versus will board the Dream liner 787-9 with 30 seats Business, 21 seats Premium, and 247 Economy.
The Canadian national flag carrier flew its first non-stop flight to Cairo, Egypt using a 255-seat Boeing 787-8 aircraft in June 2021. This was the first year-round service that saw three flights a week between Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) and Cairo International Airport (CAI).
Besides giving the Star Alliance member a new gateway on the African continent, the new non-stop service will provide an essential link for the sizeable Egyptian community that settled in and around Montreal.
The flights have been deliberately timed to optimize connectivity across Air Canada’s North American network and to allow Air Canada passengers arriving in Cairo to connect on Egyptair flights to the following airports:
- Aswan International Airport (ASW)
- Hurghada International Airport (HRG)
- Luxor International Airport (LXR)
- Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (SSH)
- Bahrain International Airport (BAH)
- Queen Alia International Airport (AMM)
Egyptair is also a member of the Star Alliance network and codeshares with Air Canada on the Montreal to Cairo flight.