Today’s departure of Air Canada flight AC 8316 marked the launch of the only daily, non-stop service between Calgary and Portland, Oregon.
“Air Canada is pleased to launch our newest transborder flights linking Calgary and Portland with daily non-stop service,” said Marcel Forget, vice president, network planning, Air Canada. “We expect our new Portland service to be popular with business travelers, as well as both Canadian and American vacationers looking to enjoy the year-round outdoor adventures offered in Alberta and in Oregon. In addition, our Calgary-Portland flights have been timed for convenient connections to and from other points in our network including Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Edmonton, and Winnipeg.”
“Calgary is one of our top international destinations at Portland International Airport, and we greatly appreciate Air Canada for bringing this convenient new nonstop service to our community,” said Steve Schreiber, Port of Portland aviation director.
Air Canada flight AC8316 departs Portland at 14:10 and arrives in Calgary at 16:45. Air Canada flight AC8315 departs Calgary at 13:00, arriving in Portland at 13:37. Flights are operated by Air Canada Jazz with 50-seat CRJ aircraft. This new service complements the carrier’s four daily Portland-Vancouver flights.