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GREATER MONCTON, N.B. – The Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport (YQM) welcomed its inaugural Air Canada Rouge jet service today to Toronto’s Pearson Airport (YYZ). Passengers, YQM partners and management marked the occasion with a celebration at the airport.

“This is excellent news for tourism and business travelers,” said Bernard LeBlanc, President and CEO of YQM. “Not only will travel be faster between Greater Moncton and Toronto, there will also be increased daily capacity between the two airports. This certainly helps to strengthen YQM’s position as the leading airport in New Brunswick and is a recognition of the overall growing demand we are seeing.”

Effective today, Air Canada Rouge will provide direct service three times daily from YQM to YYZ on their A319 jet (136 seats). To meet expected higher demand between June 20 and October 26, the A319 will be replaced with an even larger A320 (162 seats).

To book a seat one of Air Canada Rouge’s jet flights to YYZ, contact the airline at or call your travel agent.

For other information, please visit the YQM website at


About Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport (YQM)

YQM is a progressive airport and the leading airport in the central Maritimes. 24/7/365 – everyone associated with the airport strives to provide superior air service to passengers travelling all over the world and to the global cargo industry -safe, convenient, efficient, bilingual and businesslike.

YQM also strives to maximize its contribution to local and regional economic and community development – it currently drives over $665 million of economic activity annually, making it one of the top private-sector economic contributors to New Brunswick’s economy.  YQM is a member of Vantage Airport Group.

Your economy. Your airport.


For more information:
Julie Pondant, Corporate Communications Specialist
506-856-5459 or 506-962-2830