Air Canada inaugurates two new international Dreamliner routes from Vancouver

Air Canada Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner C-FRTG (msn 37184) ZRH (Andi Hiltl). Image: 942266.

Air Canada today launched the first of two new international Boeing 787 Dreamliner routes to Europe with a celebration prior to the departure of the carrier’s inaugural flight from Vancouver to Zurich.  Tomorrow, the airline will launch non-stop flights to Paris, marking five nonstop European routes from Air Canada’s YVR hub.

“We are delighted to launch new nonstop flights from Vancouver to Zurich and to Paris, both onboard our state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The strategic addition of these seasonal international flights further strengthens our YVR hub which combined with our extensive North American network, provides excellent options for travelers from BC and the North American west coast to Europe, and as well as for European visitors and beyond to western Canada and the Pacific Northwest,” said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada.

Air Canada’s Boeing 787 Dreamliners feature three cabins of service with enhanced definition individual on-demand personal entertainment offering a wide range of movies, short films, TV programs and audio selections at every seat throughout the aircraft.

 

Flight #

Routing

Departs

Arrives

AC802

Vancouver-Zurich

01:00 p.m.

Tue/Thur/Sat

7:55 a.m. (+1 day)

AC803

Zurich-Vancouver

10:05 a.m.

Wed/Fri/Sun

10:25 a.m.

AC806

Vancouver-Paris

12:45 p.m.

Mon/Wed/Fri/Sun

07:40 a.m. (+1 day)

AC807

Paris-Vancouver

09:25 a.m.

Mon/Tue/Thur/Sat

10:20 a.m.

 

From its YVR hub this summer, Air Canada offers up to 1,293 flights each week non-stop to eight destinations in Asia, three destinations in Australia, five destinations in Europe, 16 destinations in the USA, 22 destinations in Canada and two destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean.

Copyright Photo: Air Canada Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner C-FRTG (msn 37184) ZRH (Andi Hiltl). Image: 942266.

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