Published on : Thursday, November 30, 2017
The airline company on Wednesday said that it’s offering summer seasonal flights between T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, Rhode Island, and Toronto from May 17 through October 8, 2018.
Air Canada had suspended its service between the cities in 2013. It’s now expanding its North American network with several new trans-border routes, starting in the spring.
Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo and other officials gathered at T.F. Green Airport Wednesday to celebrate another airline beginning Rhode Island routes.
With Air Canada soon taking off, the airport officials are eyeing what’s next. Right now the airport only offers flights as far west as Denver Airport.
The airport executives have said a runway extension and state-funded incentives for new commercial routes are helping recruitment efforts. Allegiant Air, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Frontier Airlines have also recently added routes. The airport is located just south of Providence, is positioning itself as a convenient alternative to Boston’s busier Logan International Airport.