Air Canada rouge, the Montreal-based carrier’s new low-cost international subsidiary airline, launched operations Monday with an Airbus A319 flight from Toronto to Kingston, Jamaica. Rouge’s startup fleet is comprised of two A319s and two Boeing 767-300ERs sourced from Air Canada’s mainline fleet but reconfigured to carry up to 30% more passengers. Air Canada has said the rouge fleet could grow to 50 aircraft in four years. President and CEO Calin Rovinescu has cited ...

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