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Air Canada Returns to St. Louis Lambert International

Posted on May 07, 2022 in Media Releases

The airline resume daily service to Toronto today after a two-year absence

ST. LOUIS, MO (May 7, 2022): Today, marks the return of daily service by Air Canada to and from St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL). Air Canada is Canada’s largest airline. The airline begins its re-launch with direct, non-stop service to and from Toronto‘s Pearson International Airport (YYZ).  Air Canada will use its 50-seat Bombardier CRJ-100/200 aircraft and during May it will offer one arrival and departure daily. The resumption of service is scheduled to start today, Saturday, May 7, with the arrival of their first Toronto flight in 2022 at 3:15 P.M. 

“This is great news for our airport because the airline has always been an important partner and we are certain St. Louis air travelers are thrilled to have Air Canada back as a travel option,” says STL Airport Director Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge.   

“St. Louis is an extremely popular destination, appealing to Canadians and global customers alike who enjoy the leisure activities, recreation, tourism and hospitality St. Louis is renowned for. With customer interest in travel resuming post pandemic, we are thrilled to resume our services connecting STL to our Toronto global hub. In addition to enabling Canadians to come visit STL, our flights also make it especially convenient for STL area residents to visit and enjoy everything Canada has to offer,” said Lisa Pierce - Vice President, Canada & USA Sales at Air Canada.

                                                                    Air Canada's Restart of Service at STL

                                                                                       (On May 7, 2022)

Flight No.


at STL

Flight No.


from STL


3:15 P.M.


3:50 P.M.

By June, Air Canada plans to add a second STL flight to and from Toronto, Canada’s largest city and the fourth largest in North America. This second flight will arrive daily from Toronto at STL at 7:27 P.M. The airline will turn this flight into an early morning departure scheduled daily from STL at 6:00 A.M.

Due to COVID-19 and international travel restrictions, the last time Air Canada provided service at STL was two years ago in March 2020.


About STL

St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) is the primary commercial airport for the St. Louis metro area and parts of eastern Missouri and southern Illinois serving 15.6 million passengers annually.  STL is an Enterprise Fund Department of the City of St. Louis. It is wholly supported by airport user charges. No general fund revenues are used for the operation, administration, promotion or maintenance of airport facilities. For more information, visit Follow us on Facebook: @flySTL, Twitter: @flySTL and Instagram: @flySTL.

For more information, contact:
Roger Lotz 314-426-8125 or (m) 314-795-2235