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Air Canada named favourite North American airline by millenials

Air Canada was recently named Favourite Airline in North America in a survey of global millennial travellers at the 2019 Trazee Awards in Chicago. The Trazees is an international award that recognizes the best in travel across a broad range of categories. Votes were compiled from December 2018 to March 2019. Trazee Travel is a web […]

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Alpine celebration at YVR for Swiss National Day, August 1

Swiss National Day was August 1 and in celebration YVR hosted themed events and activities centred around Switzerland. The Consulate General of Switzerland in Vancouver, Pascal Bornoz, organized performances by a Swiss alphorn and yodelling band to wish guests bon voyage on their flight from YVR and a happy Swiss National Day. Chocolates from Switzerland’s […]

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New route from YVR to Auckland via Air Canada

Air Canada will offer a new non-stop, seasonal route from Vancouver to Auckland, New Zealand, starting December 19, 2019. This service will operate four times weekly on Air Canada’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. The decision to launch this route advantageously expands Air Canada’s presence internationally, particularly in the Asia-Pacific market. Vancouver has become an increasingly popular […]

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Dreamliner lives up to its hype

By Joan Stewart Most travellers book flights based on price, closest airport to their destination, flight schedule and baggage allowance, with few considering booking their ticket based on the type of aircraft being flown. However, a recent flight from YVR to London Heathrow on Air Canada’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner has convinced me to include aircraft-type […]

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Air Canada launching new service to Kauai; doubling frequency to Hawaii

Air Canada will be launching new service to Kauai with its new mainline Boeing 737 MAX-8 fleet this winter. The airline will also be doubling the frequency of its flights from Western Canada to Hawaii and all flights from Western Canada to Honolulu, Maui and Kona and other popular sun destinations will feature Air Canada’s […]

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