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Why choose Air Transat?
Green airline: since 2011 certified by the World Green Aviation Council - Affordable flights between Europe and Canada - Most family-friendly airline (Kids First Fund) - Direct flights from Brussels to Montreal and from Amsterdam to Vancouver, Calgary or Toronto - Spacious and comfortable leather seats - Best North American holiday airline (Skytrax)
Flights from Brussels
During summer period (April - October) Air Transat offers 3 direct flights per week from Brussels to Montreal, you can fly on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays:
Monday (June 19 to September 30), Wednesday (April 27 to September 30), Friday (June 19 to October 28)
New in 2016: Brussels - Toronto, stopover in Montreal (Outbound available on Monday and Wednesday, inbound available on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday). New domestic flights available, for example Toronto - Vancouver and Montreal - Toronto.
It’s not yet possible to check in online for flights leaving from Brussels Airport, but Air Transat is planning to make online check-in available for these flights in the near future. If you leave from an airport (for example Amsterdam) at which online check-in is possible, you can check in from 24 to 2 hours before flight departure. Check out the Air Transat website for an overview of the airports that offer online check-in. The Air Transat check-in desks at the airport open 4 hours prior to flight departure, and close 1 hour before departure.
For flights from Europe to Canada, Air Transat uses the following rules regarding free baggage allowance:
Economy Class: 1 piece of checked baggage of max. 23 kg. Carry-on baggage 1 bag of max. 51 x 40 x 23 cm and 10 kg.
Option Plus: 2 pieces of checked baggage of max. 33 kg in total. Carry-on baggage 1 bag of max. 51 x 40 x 23 cm and 10 kg.
Club Class: 2 pieces of checked baggage of max. 40 kg in total. Carry-on baggage 1 bag of max. 51 x 40 x 23 cm and 10 kg.
In addition to the allowed carry-on baggage, a camera bag, laptop or handbag is allowed. Passengers travelling with a baby can bring one diaper bag for free. On the Air Transat website, you can find a complete overview of the allowed luggage per category, destination and travel class.
New: monitoring of electronic equipment on flights to the United States and Canada For flights departing from Europe, extra security measures for electronic devices (smartphones, tablets, laptops, cameras, etc.) apply. These devices may be checked at the airport, and those that don’t work or aren’t charged may be refused. Therefore, it is strongly advised to travel only with fully charged devices.
Luggage for children
Children travelling in the lap of their parent of attendant are not allowed to bring baggage. However, it is allowed to bring one stroller per child.
Bringing special luggage, such as a musical instrument or sports equipment, is allowed, either for free or at an extra cost, dependant on the type of item. In addition to your checked baggage, you can bring 1 sports equipment item of max. 20 kg. Read the full overview of the rules per type of sports equipment on the Air Transat website. Musical instruments can be carried for free as carry-on or checked baggage if they respect the limits on free carry-on or checked baggage. At Air Transat, it’s not possible to book a seat for your instrument. The rules regarding other types of special baggage are listed on the online overview of allowed baggage on the Air Transat website.
Liquids and gels
In carry-on luggage, liquids, gels, pastes and aerosols can only travel in containers of max. 100 ml each. These must be wrapped in a transparent and resealable plastic bag with a maximum capacity of 1 litre. One transparent plastic bag per person is allowed. Excluded from previous rules: baby milk (powder), baby food (if necessary during the flight), prescription drugs and essential medicines without prescription.
Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
The home base of Air Transat is located in Montreal: the Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (abbreviated: Montréal-Trudeau). This airport, formerly known as Montréal-Dorval International Airport, is situated 20 km from downtown Montreal. It’s the most frequented airport in Québec en the fourth busiest airport in all of Canada. The airport counts numerous shops and restaurants, more than 90 in total! So you won’t get bored while waiting for your flight. If you want to visit downtown Montreal, you can take the train of bus at the airport. Bus 747 commutes 24/7, 7 days a week between Montréal-Trudeau Airport and the central bus station in Montreal. The trip takes 45 to 60 minutes. If you want to explore any of the other cities in the Montreal area, you can use local shuttle services.
On the plane
If you travel with Air Transat, you can choose from two different classes: Economy Class and Club Class. From Brussels, you will travel most often on Airbus A310, equipped with comfortable and spacious leather seats, mood lighting and an in-flight entertainment system. The Air Transat CinePlus app provides you access throughout your flight. During your flight, you can furthermore enjoy a 3 course meal and a large selection of wine and spirits (only available on transatlantic flights).
If you would like even more comfort, you can upgrade to the service pack 'Option Plus'. You will then be given complimentary seat selection during your booking, priority boarding and extra baggage allowance. Your seat and in-flight meals will be the same as those in Economy Class on flights between Europe and Canada.
If you like luxury, Club Class is your ideal choice. You will travel in the exclusive Club Class cabin which features wide leather seats and individual screens. Furthermore, you will be pampered with a welcome cocktail and you can choose from exclusive gourmet meals. Extra services are provided as from the moment you check in until picking up your luggage.
In winter, Air Transat has a fleet of 36 aircrafts that fly to almost 60 destinations in 30 countries. In summer, Air Transat is equipped with 26 planes. Air Transat has two Airbus A330 models: Airbus A310-300 and Boeing 737-800 (for domestic flights). If you’re travelling from Brussels to Montreal, you will be mostly seated in an Airbus A310-300, equipped with private screens in Economy Class.
Frequent flyer benefits
Air Transat does not have a frequent flyer programme. According to an online statement by Air Transat, the airline chose not to offer this since frequent flyer programmes are in general quite expensive while relatively few travellers enjoy the programme. Air Transat prefers to use this budget to keep flights affordable for everyone.
In June 2015, Air Transat was named best North American holiday airline for the fourth year in a row during the Skytrax World Airline Awards. In addition, Air Transat has won numerous awards related to sustainability (including the Mercuriades award for sustainable development). In 2011, Air Transat became the first certified green airline (World Green Aviation Council). If you travel with your entire family, Air Transat is the perfect pick: in 2011, this airline won the ‘Family Friendly Airline Award’ by the Kids First Fund for the second year in a row.
The information on this page is not legally binding. The information provided is subject to change. Airlines change their conditions regularly; visit the airline website for the latest information. Prices are starting prices, per person and in euros. Rates are subject to availability on return flights, including pre-pay airport taxes and excluding file charges (from € 12 pp), cancellation or all-in insurance. Because airport taxes depend on departure date, booking class and flight route, they can fluctuate compared to the rates mentioned here.