Air Canada and its budget af liate Air Canada Rouge boost connectivity between Canada and Europe. According to David Gégot, Air Canada General Manager France, Portugal and Spain, the carrier is due to launch summer routes from Vancouver to both Paris and Zurich. In 2017 budget affiliate Air Canada Rouge boosted its capacity to Europe opening unserved routes. From Montréal, the carrier already launched flights to Algiers, Casablanca, Marseille and Nice. Next year, it will start flying to Bucharest, Lisbon and Lima while it will link Toronto to Bucharest, Porto and Zagreb.