On December 1, 2017, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated the inaugural flight of Air Canada’s new route between YVR and Melbourne Airport (MEL), marking the first-ever direct, non-stop flight from Canada to this Australian city. The new Melbourne route offers a seasonal four-time weekly service until February 4, 2018. With existing services to Sydney and […]
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Air Canada’s Lockheed 10A Electra vintage aircraft CF-TCC took to the skies across Canada in September 2017 in honour of the airline’s 80th anniversary. World-wide, the aircraft is one of only two L-10A Electra aircraft still flying.
Air Canada has partnered with Canadian offset provider Less Emissions to offer carbon offsets to individuals and organizations wanting to reduce the environmental impact of their flights. Less Emissions, has been ranked as the highest quality offset provider by the David Suzuki Foundation and the Pembina Institute, a Canadian non-profit think tank focused on energy. […]
The inaugural flight of Air Canada’s new route between YVR and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) began on February 5, 2017. The nonstop year-round service will arrive at YVR daily and is timed strategically to connect DFW travellers to Air Canada’s Asian flights out of YVR. “This signals the growing trend of airlines taking […]
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated a record-breaking year in passenger growth, welcoming more than 18.8-million passengers between January and October 2016—representing a year-over-year growth rate of 9.5 per cent, putting YVR on track to reach 22-million passengers in 2016. This increase is largely recognized in Air Canada’s expansion of its transpacific hub out of YVR, […]