Direct Service Between Windsor-Montreal Launched

Two new Air Canada flights have officially taken off.

On Monday, Air Canada started its direct service from Montreal to Windsor and Windsor to Montreal.

The flight from Montreal arrived at Windsor International Airport shortly before 10:30am while the flight from Windsor departed about 45 minutes later.

Francis was on the inaugural flight from Montreal to Windsor.

He says he didn't realize it was the first direct flight but needed to come to Windsor to pick up a bike.

"The flight was perfectly fine and very fast, fast travel Montreal to Windsor was great," he says.

Depending on the day, the cost for the flights is around $320 round trip.