Air Transat brings 304 Syrian refugees to Montreal

Air Transat brings 304 Syrian refugees to Montreal

Air Transat Flight TS8503 landed in Montreal early in the evening of December 23, arriving from Amman, Jordan, with 304 Syrian refugees aboard.

This is the first flight operated to Montreal by an airline company as part of a major operation to bring some 25,000 refugees to Canada at the initiative of the Canadian government. “

“We are very pleased to be assisting the Canadian government and international authorities,”” said Jean-François Lemay, General Manager of Air Transat.

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