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  • Xiamen Airlines rolls out new service: Xiamen-Shenzhen-Seattle

    Xiamen Airlines recently launched its Xiamen-Shenzhen-Seattle service, creating an air bridge connecting two of China’s major special economic zones and an economic heavyweight on the U.S. West Coast. This is not only the first long haul route originating in Xiamen with an end point in the United States, but also the first direct international service between Shenzhen and the U.S. The service will be handled by a Xiamen Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner, with three flights per week, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The flight numbers are MF845 and MF846. Xiamen Airlines chairman and general manager…

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  • Air Canada to launch non-stop flights from Vancouver to Dallas-Fort Worth

    New service offers more non-stop travel options, strengthens Vancouver Asia-Pacific hub Air Canada has announced the introduction of new daily year-round non-stop service between Vancouver and Dallas-Fort Worth beginning February 5, 2017. “Air Canada is pleased to link Vancouver and Dallas-Fort Worth with non-stop flights, complementing our existing service from Toronto. We continue to strategically expand our Vancouver hub, and our newest trans-border flights to the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the USA offer local business travellers non-stop service, as well as improved access for customers in British Columbia and Alberta via convenient connections in Vancouver,” said Benjamin Smith, President,…

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  • Meetings industry report ranks Vancouver top convention city

    Top ranking attributed to Vancouver’s leading service industry When international associations and corporations select cities in which to host their meetings, most rely on evaluations and recommendations from their industry colleagues – and the Watkins Research Group’s biennial Meeting and Convention Planners Survey is considered the most comprehensive and authoritative source. This year, out of 40 North American cities the research group surveyed, Vancouver was ranked top convention city in Canada and second in North America – and it’s all…

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