• New non-quit flights from YVR to Paris and to Zurich for Summer season 2018
  • Melbourne flights develop into yr-spherical beginning June 2018 subsequent Dec-Feb seasonal assistance
  • Improved assistance from YVR to Delhi and 2 times-day-to-day London Heathrow flights

VANCOUVER, Aug. 31, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada declared right now the strategic growth of its global community from Vancouver with new companies launching June 2018 to Paris and Zurich, and the start out of yr-spherical flights to Melbourne. All flights will be accessible for order beginning September 6 at aircanada.com or as a result of journey agents.

In addition, Air Canada is raising its non-quit Delhi flights from Vancouver that resume October 14, with up to 5 occasions weekly assistance for the 2017/2018 period, and raising its LondonHeathrow assistance with 2 times-day-to-day flights for summer months 2018.

“We go on to strategically broaden our global community from our Vancouver hub with the addition of two new, non-quit global companies to Europe in 2018, extra yr-spherical flights to Australia, and extra flights to Delhi and London Heathrow. With the launch of flights to Paris and Zurich, Air Canada will fly non-quit from YVR to 5 European destinations upcoming summer months, giving excellent solutions for travellers from BC and the North American west coastline to Europe, and as properly as for European readers and outside of to western Canada and the Pacific Northwest,” claimed Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada.

“Following our upcoming launch of seasonal assistance to Melbourne this winter, we are delighted to serve Australia’s second premier town yr-spherical beginning in June. Melbourne is our third Australian vacation spot, and our flights give advantage to both equally business and leisure travellers concerning North The us and Australia with aggressive elapsed journey occasions and seamless connections available by the in-transit preclearance facilities at our YVR hub. All new flights from YVR to Paris, Zurich and Melbourne will be operated with our state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The operating economics of the Dreamliners alongside one another with the Vancouver Airport Authority’s efforts to keep airport operating fees between the most affordable in Canada have enabled us to increase our community right here to join our previously intensive B.C., Western Canada and U.S. routes to even extra global destinations, and position YVR as a chosen solution to journey as a result of,” concluded Mr. Smith.

“Just just one of these new connections would have been massive information, but to be equipped to announce a few key new companies in just one working day is truly thrilling, and a true testomony to the function Air Canada is undertaking to expand their transpacific hub right here at YVR,” claimed Craig Richmond, President and CEO, Vancouver Airport Authority. “These new flights will open up thrilling alternatives for travellers to join to and from Europe, Australia and outside of. I would like to thank our prolonged-standing associate Air Canada for continuing to provide these thrilling new companies to YVR.”

“Intercontinental travellers are drawn to British Columbia’s vibrant towns that provide an infinite offer of distinctive journey experiences. With need for journey to YVR raising, these extra flights supplied by Air Canada will make sure that travellers have extra solutions to practical experience our lovely province,” claimed Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Lifestyle.

Connectivity:
All new routes are timed to improve connectivity at Air Canada’s Vancouver hub to and from the airline’s intensive community across North The us. The new VancouverZurich flights will join to and from destinations in Europe, Africa and India with Star Alliance associate Swiss Intercontinental Air Lines. All Australia flights are timed to join to and from Adelaide, Canberra, Perth and to Tasmania with codeshare associate Virgin Australia.

Other benefits:
Air Canada’s Boeing 787 Dreamliners aspect a few cabins of assistance with enhanced definition unique on-need private leisure giving a large variety of flicks, short movies, Tv set systems and audio picks at each seat through the aircraft.

All flights give for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption, Star Alliance reciprocal benefits and, for suitable customers, precedence look at-in, obtain to Air Canada’s Maple Leaf Lounges, precedence boarding and other benefits.

Agenda details:

 

Route

Frequency

Working

Depart YVR

Get there Place

Depart Place

Get there YVR

YVR-Melbourne (MEL)

3 occasions weekly

Starts Jun 1, 2018 yr-spherical

AC037 @ 22:45 Wed/Fri/Solar

MEL @ 07:fifty five (+two times)

AC038 @ 09:40 Tue/Fri/Solar (begins Jun 3)

07:35

YVR-Paris (CDG)

four occasions weekly

Jun eight-Oct fifteen, 2018

AC806 @ thirteen:30 Mon/Wed/Fri/Solar

CDG @ 08:fifteen (+1 working day)

AC807 @ 09:fifty five Mon/Tue/Thu/Sat

10:50

YVR-Zurich (ZRH)

3 occasions weekly

Jun seven-Oct 14, 2018

AC802 @ twelve:fifty five Tue/Thu/Sat

ZRH @ 07:50 (+1 working day)

AC803 @ 09:30 Wed/Fri/Solar

10:50

 

Vancouver growth in 2017:
So far in 2017, Air Canada has introduced new companies from its Vancouver hub to: Taipei (yr-spherical), Frankfurt (seasonal), Nagoya (seasonal), LondonGatwick (seasonal), Dallas-Fort Value (yr-spherical), Denver (yr-spherical) and Boston (seasonal). Delhi seasonal assistance resumes on Oct. 14 and will raise up to 5 occasions weekly for the 2017/2018 period. Still to launch are: Melbourne seasonal flights commencing Dec. 1, Yellowknife seasonal flights commencing Dec. fifteen, and Orlando seasonal flights commencing Dec. twenty.

About Air Canada

Air Canada is Canada’s premier domestic and global airline serving extra than two hundred airports on six continents.  Canada’s flag provider is between the twenty premier airways in the environment and in 2016 served near to 45 million customers.  Air Canada supplies scheduled passenger assistance directly to 64 airports in Canada, 57 in the United States and ninety five in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central The us and South The us. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world’s most comprehensive air transportation community serving 1,three hundred airports in 191 nations.  Air Canada is the only global community provider in North The us to obtain a 4-Star ranking in accordance to impartial U.K. analysis business Skytrax, which also named Air Canada the 2017 Finest Airline in North The us.  For extra info, remember to visit: www.aircanada.com, observe @AirCanada on Twitter and be a part of Air Canada on Facebook.

 

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