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Air Transat

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Air Transat is a Canadian charter airline serving 90 destinations in 25 countries.

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Code Data

  • IATA Code: TS
  • ICAO Code: TSC
  • Callsign: Transat

History

Air Transat was founded by former Quebecair employees in 1987 as an off-shoot of Trafic Voyages. It made its inaugural flight on 14 November 1987, travelling from Montreal to Acapulco. Six years later, Air Transat assumed defunct Nationair's maintenance base and aircraft. Today, the company books 2.5 million passengers a year. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Transat A.T. Inc., specializing in organizing, marketing, and distributing vacation travel and packages. The organization comprises tour operators based in Canada and France.

On Augus 24, 2001, Air Transat Flight 236, flying from Toronto to Lisbon, had to land in the Azores after running out of fuel.

Services

Air Transat specializes in charter flights from several Canadian and European cities to vacation destinations, mainly in the south during the winter months and in Europe during the summer.

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