Cathay Pacific and Air Canada have signed a strategic cooperation agreement. Passengers of both airlines will be able to book travel to their final destination on a single ticket with through-checked bags as well as enjoy reciprocal mileage accrual and redemption benefits. Tickets will go on sale next week for travel beginning January 19th.
Air Canada Rouge has announced it is further boosting international flights at its Vancouver hub next summer with three times weekly seasonal flights from London Gatwick to Vancouver. Flights begin June 8th, 2017 and tickets are now available for purchase. In addition to this new summer service, Air Canada is introducing daily seasonal flights from Frankfurt to Vancouver beginning June 2nd, 2017.
Air Canada has launched a new non-stop service between Toronto and London-Gatwick. The new service will operate daily with an Air Canada rouge Boeing 767-300ER. “London-Heathrow is already Air Canada’s largest international gateway with flights to eight Canadian cities, so we are pleased to expand to London-Gatwick in time for the summer, when millions of vacationers are travelling between Canada and the UK,” said Benjamin Smith, president, passenger airlines, Air Canada.
Air Canada is introducing non-stop flights from Vancouver to Delhi, India beginning October 20, 2016, in time for Diwali festivities. The seasonal, three-times weekly flights complement Air Canada’s Toronto-Delhi non-stop service launched last fall.
A Canada-bound plane has been forced to make an emergency landing after being hit by severe turbulence. Some 21 passengers, including three children, were injured on board the Air Canada flight AC088 from Shanghai to Toronto, with the aircraft diverted to Calgary after the turbulence hit.
Air Canada is expanding its Vancouver hub with the addition of the only non-stop flights to Dublin, Ireland next summer. This new seasonal route follows the recent announcement of several enhancements at the airline’s Vancouver hub for 2016, including new transborder services to Chicago, San Jose and San Diego, double daily flights to London Heathrow, and the only flights linking Canada to Brisbane, Australia.
Air Canada has announced it is boosting international flights at its Vancouver hub next summer with double daily flights from Vancouver to London Heathrow. In addition, the airline’s new non-stop flights from Vancouver to Brisbane, Australia will now launch two weeks earlier on June 1st to meet demand.
Air Canada will launch non-stop service between Montreal and Casablanca, the carrier’s first African route and the only scheduled non-stop service to North Africa by a North American carrier. Flights between Montreal and the famed Moroccan city will be operated by Air Canada rouge beginning in summer 2016, subject to government approval.
Air Canada announced new seasonal non-stop flights from Glasgow Airport to its Toronto hub, Toronto Pearson, beginning in summer 2016. The route will be operated by Air Canada rouge, its leisure carrier, and provide Scottish customers with convenient options when travelling to Canada for leisure or business.
Air Canada has expanded its extensive global network with the announcement of new non-stop services to London’s Gatwick airport and Lyon, France beginning in summer 2016. The two new routes will provide customers even more convenient options when travelling to Europe for business or leisure.
Air Canada has announced that it will offer more daily flights from the UK to Canada than any other airline, with up to 88 non-stop services per week to eight major Canadian cities scheduled for summer 2015. From London Heathrow, Air Canada will operate direct flights to Toronto four times a day, daily to Montréal, Vancouver, Calgary, Halifax, Ottawa and St. John’s, and three times per week to Edmonton.
Air Canada has inaugurated new non-stop service between Toronto Pearson and Rio de Janeiro - Galeão International Airport with the departure of flight AC098. The three-times-weekly service is being operated with a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft with 24 International Business Class and 187 Economy seats.