Being a major gateway into the Canadian province of New Brunswick, Greater Moncton International Airport receives rather limited airline service because of its remote location. All of the airlines use the few gates and ticket counters that are located in the small terminal in Moncton’s airport.
Air Canada is the busiest airline at Greater Moncton International Airport. Canada’s flag carrier actually operates under the Air Canada Express name, which specializes in regional service to some of the most important cities in the country. By offering trips to Halifax Stanfield International Airport, the national airline of Canada links Moncton with the most important city in the Maritime province of Nova Scotia. Passengers at Moncton also have direct access to Canada’s capital city as Air Canada Express offers direct trips to MacDonald-Cartier International Airport in Ottawa. With service to Toronto-Pearson International Airport, direct flights to the largest city in Canada are also offered via Canada’s largest airline. Moncton is also directly linked to Montreal on a year round basis thanks to Air Canada’s regional service.
Another way to get between Greater Moncton International Airport and Ottawa is to board Porter Airlines flights. This small Canadian regional airline takes passengers to Canada’s capital city on a year round schedule.
WestJet is another large Canadian airline company that serves Greater Moncton International Airport. This large low-cost carrier links the New Brunswick area with Toronto via scheduled flights that are offered all year. WestJet also operates seasonal flights to Hamilton, one of the largest cities in the province of Ontario. This major Canadian low-fare airline also invites Moncton’s passengers to resort destinations in Orlando, Florida and Cancun, Mexico. The flights to these popular North American and Central American destinations are offered during peak tourism seasons.
United Airlines operates the only scheduled direct route between Greater Moncton International Airport and the United States. This major U.S. company provides non stop flights to Newark Liberty International Airport, which is a major gateway into the New York Metropolitan Area. As a matter of fact, the airport in Newark is one of the largest hubs for United Airlines.
From Greater Moncton International Airport, charter flights to seasonal vacation hot spots are available. The Canadian airline Sunwing Airlines invites customers to Caribbean destinations such as Montego Bay in Jamaica, Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic and Varadero in Cuba. The Montreal based airline Air Transat operates charter flights to Cancun and Punta Cana.