Air Canada inaugurates seasonal service from Vancouver to Auckland

Air Canada’s inaugural flight AC51, 787 Dreamliner service which departed December 12 from Vancouver has arrived in Auckland, marking the carrier’s launch of seasonal service between Canada and New Zealand. Flights operate four times weekly until the end of March 2020.

An Air Canada Boeing 787 Dreamliner. (CNW Group/Air Canada)

Air Canada’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787-8* Dreamliners feature 20 Signature Class lie-flat seats, 21 Premium Economy and 214 Economy Class seats with upgraded in-flight entertainment at every seat throughout the aircraft. All Air Canada flights provide for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption and, for eligible customers, access to priority services, Maple Leaf Lounges and other benefits.

 

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Days of Week

AC51

Vancouver (YVR) 23:45

Auckland (AKL) 11:05 + 2 days

Mon, Tue, Thur, Sat

AC52

Auckland (AKL) 14:30

Vancouver (YVR) 06:30

Mon, Wed, Thur, Sat

 

*Air Canada’s inaugural flight operated with a Boeing 787-9 exceptionally

Air Canada’s VancouverAuckland service is the latest of three new international routes the carrier just inaugurated, following Air Canada’s launch of the only flights from MontrealSao Paulo on Dec. 11 and from TorontoQuito on Dec. 8.

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