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August 25, 2022 | Andrew Ricketts |

Saint Lucia is set to welcome back Air Canada this fall/winter season with direct non-stop service from Toronto (YYZ) to Saint Lucia (UVF) once-a-week starting on October 9th, 2022.

In November 2022, Air Canada will increase its flight frequency to (4) weekly flights (Mon/Wed/Thurs/Fri) until December 9th. Additional flights will be added to the schedule for the holiday season with (5) weekly flights until December 18th, then increasing to (6) weekly flights until December 25th.

In January 2023, Air Canada’s winter schedule will include (5) weekly flights until March 2023, then increase frequency to (6) weekly flights until April 2023. With the additional non-stop flights from Air Canada, Saint Lucia will offer Canadians 20 non-stop routes from Toronto Pearson International Airport this fall/winter season.

“We are excited to welcome Air Canada back this fall with direct non-stop service from Toronto. The additional flights will provide Canadians with more viable options to explore our beautiful island. Canada is one of our main source markets, adding to our growth and tourism product. We will continue to drive robust, targeted marketing and public relations efforts in Canada to increase awareness and new routes,” remarked Lorine Charles-St. Jules – CEO of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority.

Air Canada Rouge flights have access to complementary in-flight entertainment streamed to personal smartphones or devices without the requirement to download an app. Premium Rouge customers are offered complimentary use of sanitized iPads containing entertainment content. All flights are operated using the Air Canada CleanCare+ suite of biosafety measures.

Covid Safety & Protocols

There is no requirement for a pre-travel test for fully vaccinated travellers. However, fully vaccinated travellers must provide a valid vaccination record. Unvaccinated travellers must have a valid negative standard COVID-19 PCR test done within 5 days prior to arrival. Detailed information on the latest travel protocols can be found at

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