New Direct Flights From Vancouver Airport

Air Canada has announced new direct flights to France, Switzerland and Australia starting in June of 2018. The company has also announced the improvement of its routes to Delhi, India, and Heathrow airport in London.

With the addition of seasonal flights to Paris and Zurich, travelers will have access to five non-stop European destinations from Vancouver on several flights a week.

The carrier will also establish a year-round link to Melbourne including three flights each week.

New direct flights from Air Canada:

  • Vancouver-Melbourne, three flights per week per year commencing June 1, 2018;
  • Vancouver-Paris, four flights a week from June to October 2018;
  • Vancouver-Zurich, three flights per week from June to October 2018;
  • Vancouver-London, two flights per day for the summer of 2018;
  • Vancouver Delhi, up to five flights a week from October 2017.

Both BC Tourism Minister Lisa Beare and Vancouver airport officials stressed the importance of these new air links to the economic and tourism development of Vancouver and the province.

[These flights] will provide more options for people who want to discover our beautiful province.

 Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism for British Columbia

According to officials, this announcement allows Vancouver to strengthen its role as a gateway to Western Canada.

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About the Author: Sarah Tulowitzki

Sarah Tulowitzki is a financial reporter, focusing on technology, national security, and policing. Before joining Canadian Business Tribune she worked as a staff writer at Fast Company and spent two years as a foreign correspondent in Turkey. Her work has been published in Al Jazeera America, The Nation, Vice News, Motherboard, and many other outlets.

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