New service strengthens Air Canada's Vancouver Asia-Pacific hub
DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX, Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada announced today new daily, year-round non-stop flights between Dallas-Fort Worth and Vancouver beginning February 6, 2017.
"Air Canada is pleased to announce a new Canadian destination from Dallas-Fort Worth with the addition of Vancouver to our existing Toronto service. Our new Vancouver service will offer travelers convenient connections to our non-stop flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Tokyo (Narita) and Hong Kong, as well as to a multitude of destinations across Western Canada including easy access to Canada's Rocky Mountains for skiing adventures this coming winter. The seamless connections through in-transit preclearance facilities and competitive elapsed travel times make Air Canada and Vancouver a preferred trans-Pacific option for travel. Air Canada is the foreign carrier operating the most flights to the U.S., carrying the most customers and serving the most destinations," said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines, at Air Canada.
"International travelers are increasingly finding that connecting through Canada on Air Canada is the most convenient way to fly from the U.S. to Europe and Asia. Not only do we offer some of the shortest elapsed travel times, our Canadian hubs provide international travelers seamless connections and our international fleet features lie-flat seats in International Business Class, the option of Premium Economy cabin on select flights, and seatback in-flight entertainment throughout all aircraft. All flights provide for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption, Star Alliance reciprocal benefits and, for eligible customers, priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounge access at our hubs, priority boarding and other benefits."
Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW)
Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW)
Flights are timed for fast and easy connections in YVR to Air Canada's non-stop flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Tokyo (Narita) and Hong Kong, as well as to a multitude of destinations across Western Canada. The seamless connections through in-transit preclearance facilities and competitive elapsed travel times make Air Canada and Vancouver a preferred trans-Pacific option for travel.
Launching February 6, 2017, Air Canada's Dallas-Fort Worth-Vancouver flights will be operated by Jazz Aviation LP under the Air Canada Express brand with 75-seat, wi-fi equipped CRJ-705 aircraft, offering both Business and Economy cabins of service as well as in-flight entertainment at every seat.
About Air Canada
Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents. Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2015 served more than 41 million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 55 in the United States and 87 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,330 airports in 192 countries. Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax. For more information, please visit: www.aircanada.com, follow @AirCanada on Twitter and join Air Canada on Facebook.
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