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  • Air Canada’s non-stop Vancouver-Delhi flights become year-round beginning June 2018

    Fastest elapsed flying time to Indian subcontinent from Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Seattle, Portland andLos Angeles Complements year-round Dreamliner flights from Toronto to Delhi and Mumbai Air Canada has announced that its current seasonal non-stop Vancouver-Delhi flights will become year-round starting June 8, 2018.  These flights are now available for purchase at aircanada.com, through the Air Canada app and through travel agents. “Customer response to our nonstop Vancouver-Delhi seasonal flights initially launched in 2016 has been extremely positive, and we are very pleased to extend the only flights…

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  • WestJet expands service from Vancouver

    Airline adds 60 flights from YVR WestJet has announced that it has again enhanced its schedule and connectivity out of its Vancouver hub to key business and leisure destinations in Canada and Mexico, adding 60 more flights weekly. “WestJet is again providing additional service to benefit both the business traveller as well as the leisure guest,” said Brian Znotins, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. “Since 2013, we have invested in providing 40 per cent more capacity for our guests in the community. With…

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  • WestJet moves Whitehorse service to Calgary

    Airline offers Yukoners more connections via YYC WestJet has announced that it will move its non-stop seasonal service between Whitehorse and Vancouver to YYC Calgary International Airport, effective June 29, 2018. For the first time, flights between Whitehorse and Calgary will be available for purchase as of January 29, 2018. “WestJet has been serving Whitehorse with seasonal summer service to Vancouver since 2012,” said Brian Znotins, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. “As we continue to expand our…

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  • Air Canada inaugurates the only non-stop flights between Yellowknife and Vancouver

    Yellowknife seasonal service from Vancouver complements year-round service from Edmonton and from Calgary Vancouver-Yellowknife seasonal service to begin early Fall in 2018 to meet growing demand from Asia Air Canada has launched a new route from Yellowknife to Vancouver, the only non-stop service linking Canada’s spectacular Northwest Territories and Vancouver. The route’s daily seasonal service operates until April, and next year’s seasonal service from Vancouver will begin Sept. 5, 2018. “We are pleased to now link Yellowknife to our Vancouver trans-Pacific hub, connecting seamlessly to and from our Asiaand…

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  • Air Canada inaugurates the only non-stop flights from Canada to Melbourne

    Boeing 787 Dreamliner seasonal service from Vancouver to Melbourne operates Dec-Feb; becomes year-round in June 2018 Airline’s third destination in Australia, following Sydney and Brisbane Air Canada’s inaugural flight, AC037 Boeing 787 Dreamliner service, departed Vancouver December 1 in the late evening, and arrived Sunday morning to a water cannon welcome salute at Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport. This arrival marks the only non-stop service linking Canada and Melbourne, Air Canada’s third destination served in Australia. Seasonal service now operates four times weekly between…

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  • Air Canada expands its North American network with new transborder routes starting spring 2018

    Toronto to Omaha and Providence Montreal to Baltimore and Pittsburgh Vancouver to Sacramento Edmonton to San Francisco Air Canada has announced several new non-stop year-round transborder routes will begin Spring 2018 from Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton and Vancouver.  All new flights are now available for purchase. “We continue to strategically expand our already extensive North American transborder network to offer the only services from Canada to Sacramento, Omaha, Providence, and flights from additional Canadian airports to Baltimore, Pittsburgh and San Francisco,” said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada. “As the largest foreign carrier serving the USA, we are pleased to offer customers even more non-stop travel…

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  • WestJet adds service between Nanaimo, Comox and Vancouver

    WestJet has announced it will begin operating daily, year-round service from Nanaimo Airport and Comox Valley Airport to Vancouver International Airport on WestJet Encore. “WestJet is looking forward to providing Nanaimo and Comox with improved connectivity into the broader WestJet network,” said Brian Znotins, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. “In addition, WestJet Encore’s Bombardier Q400s offer an affordable, quick and comfortable option for leisure and business travellers looking to hop back and forth between the island communities and British Columbia’s largest business centre and airport.” “This…

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  • Atlific Hotels announces the newly renovated Holiday Inn & Suites Vancouver Downtown

    The acclaimed Hager Design International Inc. has provided a stylish upgrade to the hotel’s elegant public spaces Atlific Hotels is delighted to announce the recently completed renovations of Holiday Inn & Suites Vancouver Downtown. Designed by Vancouver-based interior design firm Hager Design International Inc., the hotel’s public spaces have been transformed to complement the property’s sleek and modern atmosphere. In addition to its newly minted space, the hotel is the perfect option for Vancouver visitors seeking accommodations in the heart…

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  • Air Canada adds Vancouver-Yellowknife flights for winter 2017

    Continues strategically building YVR hub, following new seasonal flights to Melbourne and more flights to Delhi Air Canada has announced the introduction of the only daily service between Vancouver and Yellowknife starting December 15, 2017 until April 1, 2018. Special introductory fares start as low as $219 one-way, all in, and tickets are now available for purchase at aircanada.com or through travel agents. “We continue to strategically build our Vancouver hub and we are excited to link Vancouver and Yellowknife with daily non-stop flights…

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  • WestJet announces Vancouver service to Huatulco

    Airline offers Vancouver guests more service to Hawaii and Mexico than any other carrier WestJet has announced new non-stop weekly service between Vancouver and Huatulco, Mexico, effective October 29, 2017. The service is part of the airline’s seasonal schedule for the winter of 2017-18 which includes more flights from Vancouver to Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Fort St. John, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun and Puerto Vallarta. “WestJet will increase service from Vancouver by 43 weekly flights this winter,” said Brian Znotins, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. “We…

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