Montreal Live Flight Arrivals
|Toronto (YYZ)||Air Canada||AC8830||01:46||01:41||Landed|
|Saint John (YSJ)||Air Canada||AC8791||05:31||Scheduled|
|Fredericton (YFC)||Air Canada||AC8501||05:35||Scheduled|
|Moncton (YQM)||Air Canada||AC8901||06:15||Scheduled|
|St. John's (YYT)||Air Canada||AC8015||06:19||Scheduled|
|Québec City (YQB)||Air Canada||AC8701||06:20||Scheduled|
|Charlottetown (YYG)||Air Canada||AC8512||06:40||Scheduled|
|Halifax (YHZ)||Air Canada||AC661||07:10||Cancelled|
|New York (LGA)||Air Canada||AC7631||08:05||Scheduled|
Montreal-Trudeau International Airport is found approximately 20km from downtown Montreal, and in the province of Quebec. This Canadian airport is regarded as the third busiest in the country in terms of passenger traffic, as the fourth busiest in terms of aircraft movements and is an important international gateway for passengers arriving from the United States of America and other countries of the world. The Montreal-Trudeau Airport arrival halls are well equipped for their passengers, and have recently been expanded to increase the airport’s capacity. Arriving passengers will also find plenty of ground transport options available, therefore travelling to the city of Montreal and to nearby areas is quite simple from the airport.
Montreal-Trudeau Airport, with the IATA code of YUL, and the official name of the Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, is an important gateway to all areas in Greater Montreal, and to the northern regions of Vermont and New York in the United States of America. A large number of the airport’s passengers are tourists coming to visit the appealing city of Montreal, which offers several wonderful attractions. Montreal Harbour cruises are especially popular, with boats that travel along the St. Lawrence River. Montreal’s Biodome is home to around 4,000 animals, Olympic Park is where the Montreal Olympic Games where held in 1976 and the Insectarium has a large array of creepy crawlies. Additional popular Montreal attractions include the La Ronde, an amusement park, the Dow Planetarium and the Christ Church Cathedral from the 19th century. Plenty of parks and gardens make Montreal an attractive city as well.
Passengers can arrive at Montreal-Trudeau Airport from countries around the world, as direct, regular and seasonal flights are offered from over 130 destinations. The important airline carriers of the airport include Air Canada, for which Montreal Airport is a hub and the airline company’s headquarters, Air Transat, CanJet, Sunwing Airlines and WestJet. CanJet and Sunwing Airlines are two charter airline companies for which Montreal-Trudeau Airport is a hub. Flights arrive from the local airports of Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Moncton, Saint-John, La Grande and Charlottetown, and from U.S. airports in Boston, Dallas, New York, Atlanta, San Francisco, Detroit, Las Vegas, Miami, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Washington, Orlando, Los Angeles and Houston. The airline carriers for transborder flights to Montreal-Trudeau Airport include American Airlines, US Airways, Delta Air Lines, Air Transat and Air Canada. In terms of international flights, a large number of passengers arrive from Paris and Lyon in France, Cancun in Mexico, Frankfurt and Munich in Germany, Madrid and Barcelona in Spain, Brussels in Belgium and London in the United Kingdom. Some of the international carriers at the airport are Aeromexico, Lufthansa, Air Canada, KLM, Cubana Airlines and British Airways.
Passengers of Montreal-Trudeau Airport arrive at one of three concourses, which are referred to by the letters of A, B and C. Concourse A is generally for all domestic flights, while Concourse B is for all international flights. All flights from the U.S. land at Concourse C. The international arrivals hall has recently been expanded, and there is also a new customs hall and baggage reclaim area for international passengers. Work continues to improve the facilities at Montreal-Airport, and to ensure that it is a world-class airport. Due to the recent expansions the airport’s capacity has been raised from only seven million per annum to fifteen million per annum. In 2009, the new hotel at the airport was also completed, and is known as the Marriott Hotel. It has 279 comfortable rooms, an indoor pool, a well-equipped fitness centre and a business centre with various kinds of meeting rooms available.
Passengers arriving on international flights will need to go to one of the 26 customs points that are controlled by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), or one of the three self-service kiosks for people who are registered in the CANPASS Air/NEXUS program. Once through customs, passengers may proceed to their luggage carousel in order to collect their baggage items. Should any item be missing, or if any of your belongings have been damaged, report the incident immediately to the air carrier concerned, since that luggage delivery is the responsibility of the airline companies of the airport. Luggage trolleys are available free of charge in the arrivals area, and porter services can be arranged through the airline company with which you are flying. A secondary inspection will also be carried out before you are allowed through to the public hall of the terminal. A CBSA representative will ask to see your customs declaration card, and will perform a manual inspection of your luggage. In the public arrivals area, passengers will find a foreign exchange office, an ATM machine, a mini-market, a café-bar, a flower shop and a hotel reservation and tourist information terminal.
Passengers arriving from the United States will undergo similar inspections as those conducted for international passengers, but domestic passengers can go directly to the luggage pick-up area to collect their belongings. Oversized luggage, pets and all fragile items can be collected from the conveyer belt marked ‘Oversized Luggage’.
Outside the Montreal-Trudeau Airport arrival halls there are bus stops and an area dedicated to taxis. A taxi or a limousine can be taken from the airport to any nearby destination without an advanced reservation. Public bus services are available for arriving passengers as well, and they travel to various downtown locations and to several of the city’s railways stations. The 747 Airport shuttle is one of the most commonly used public buses. Skyport offers a bus service to Mont-Tremblant, and a couple of regional bus services are available as well, to cities that include Quebec, Ottawa and Trois-Rivières. Hotels in the area may also offer free shuttles for their airport passengers. Arriving passengers will find the Montreal-Trudeau Airport car hire companies on the ground floor of the multi-level parking garage, and they include Avis, Hertz, Budget, National, Enterprise, Thrifty and Auto Europa.
Live Montreal-Trudeau International Airport arrival flights can be viewed online, or the airport can be contacted for further information at 514-394-7377 or 1-800-465-1213, which is a toll-free number from anywhere in Canada, and from Vermont, Albany and New York.