Air Canada is adding up to five non-stop flights a week between Calgary and Hawaii, beginning Dec. 5. The carrier’s new seasonal flights—the only non-stop service between Calgary and Hawaii—will comprise two flights weekly to Honolulu and up to three flights weekly to Maui.
Flights are available for purchase now at AirCanada.com. Fares begin at $254 (U.S. dollars) one way between Calgary and Honolulu, Oahu, and $281 (U.S. dollars) one way between Calgary and Kahului, Maui.
Calgary-Maui flights will operate on Saturdays (beginning Dec. 5) and Mondays and Fridays (beginning Dec. 21). Maui to Calgary flights depart Maui at 7:55 p.m. (Hawaii time), arriving in Calgary at 5:15 a.m. (Alberta time). Calgary to Maui flights depart Calgary at 2:20 p.m. (Alberta time), arriving on Maui at 6:35 p.m. (Hawaii time).
Calgary-Oahu flights will operate on Sundays (beginning Dec. 6) and Thursdays (beginning Dec. 24). Oahu to Calgary flights depart Honolulu at 7:40 p.m. (Hawaii time), arriving in Calgary at 5:10 a.m. (Alberta time). Calgary to Oahu flight depart Calgary at 2:05 p.m. (Alberta time), arriving in Honolulu at 6:20 p.m. (Hawaii time).
Air Canada officials said the new flights were timed to accommodate convenient connections to and from Edmonton and other cities in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Toronto and points across eastern Canada. The addition of direct flights between Hawaii to Calgary is expected to save travelers more than two-and-a-half-hours of trip time in each direction compared to other routes between the two destinations.
The Hawaii-Calgary flights will complement Air Canada’s 15 weekly peak winter season flights between Hawaii and Vancouver, B.C.
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