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Air Canada Inaugurates YVR Dreamliner Routes

Air Canada launched two new international Boeing 787 Dreamliner routes to Europe last week with its June 7 inaugural flight from Vancouver (YVR) to Zurich, followed by service the next day from YVR to Paris.

This marks five non-stop European routes from Air Canada’s YVR hub.

“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 travellers 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.

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 US, 22 destinations in Canada and two destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean.

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