Air Canada Goes YVR-Delhi Year-Round

Air Canada reports that its current seasonal non-stop Vancouver-Delhi flights will become year-round starting June 8.

“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 between Western Canada and India to year-round beginning in June,” said Benjamin Smith, president, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada. “Our non-stop Vancouver to Delhi flights together with our non-stop Toronto to Delhi and Mumbai flights represent three year-round routes to India launched within the last two and a half years. Air Canada is committing close to $1.5 billion worth of aircraft between Canada and India, underscoring our commitment to this vibrant market and to our continuing strategic, global expansion.”

Air Canada’s flights to India operate with the airline’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner configured in three cabins with 30 International Business Class lie-flat suites, 21 Premium Economy and 247 Economy Class seats. All flights feature multi-lingual crews and offer personal in-flight entertainment which includes Bollywood hits and acclaimed multi-lingual art-house films.

In related news, Air Canada will also begin new domestic regional non-stop flights from Edmonton to Kelowna and Victoria, and Calgary to Comoxon on July 2.

Flights are now available for purchase along with introductory promotional fares.