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Redesigned Maple Leaf Lounge Opening in New YYT Terminal

July 11, 2018 by Lori Smith

Air Canada will open a redesigned Maple Leaf Lounge located in St. John’s International Airport new terminal east expansion area (YYT) this fall. The new Maple Leaf Lounge will have 77 per cent more square footage, 46 additional seats, and


Air Canada Launches Non-Stop Service from YVR to Zurich and Paris

June 18, 2018 by Lori Smith

Two new international Air Canada Boeing 787 Dreamliner routes from Vancouver to Europe launched last week. The carrier’s inaugural flight from YVR to Zurich took off on June 7, 2018, followed by the launch of its non-stop service to Paris


Air China and Air Canada Sign Joint Venture Agreement

June 7, 2018 by Lori Smith

Air China and Air Canada have signed the first joint venture agreement between a Chinese and North American airline. The agreement was signed by Jianjiang Cai, chairman, Air China, Zhiyong Song, president, Air China, and Calin Rovinescu, president & CEO,


Air Canada Launches Edmonton-San Francisco Service

May 2, 2018 by Lori Smith

Air Canada launched its new daily, non-stop service between Edmonton and San Francisco this week. “The tech, innovation and creative industries, together with legendary tourist and outdoor attractions in both Northern California and Northern Alberta make this a prime destination


New Air Canada Service Connects Montreal to Southern Ontario

April 25, 2018 by Lori Smith

Air Canada will begin new domestic regional non-stop flights from Montreal to the southern Ontario cities of London and Windsor on July 2, 2018. “We are pleased to expand Air Canada’s domestic network from Montreal into the growing southern Ontario


New Report Shows Economic Impact of Business Travel

April 22, 2018 by Lori Smith

A new report, produced by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) in partnership with BCD Travel and Air Canada, shows that business travel was responsible for about 2.6 per cent ($40.1 billion) of Canadian GDP in 2016. The study, titled


Air Canada Increasing Service from Alberta to Sun Destinations

March 13, 2018 by Lori Smith

Air Canada will launch daily, seasonal flights between Calgary and Palm Springs, and between Edmonton and Las Vegas, starting October 28, 2018. “We are very pleased to offer additional convenient travel options to Albertans with non-stop flights from Calgary and


Air Canada Increasing Service to Sun Destinations

March 8, 2018 by Lori Smith

With the introduction of the new mainline Boeing 737 MAX-8 aircraft to its fleet later this year, Air Canada will be increasing service to Hawaii and Mexico in winter 2018/2019. The carrier has announced that the fuel-efficient aircraft will be


Air Canada Dreamliner Vancouver-Delhi Service Going Year-Round

February 1, 2018 by Lori Smith

Air Canada’s current seasonal non-stop Vancouver-Delhi flights will become year-round starting June 8, 2018.  The expanded service complements the carrier’s year-round Dreamliner flights from Toronto to Delhi and Mumbai. “Customer response to our nonstop Vancouver-Delhi seasonal flights initially launched in


Air Canada Montreal-Lima Non-Stop Service Launched

January 2, 2018 by Lori Smith

Air Canada’s new non-stop service from Montreal to Lima, Peru was successfully launched on December 17, 2017, when flight AC1942 arrived at Lima’s Jorge Chávez International Airport. The twice weekly flights will be operated by Air Canada Rouge with 282-seat Boeing


Air Canada Launches Service to Cartagena

December 18, 2017 by Lori Smith

Air Canada’s inaugural flight, AC1872 from Toronto to Cartagena, Colombia departed December 18th. The flight marks the airline’s newest destination in its ongoing international expansion. “We are very pleased to add Cartagena to our global route network,” said Benjamin Smith, president – Passenger


Air Canada Begins Service with New Boeing 737 MAX

December 15, 2017 by Lori Smith

Air Canada has started scheduled service of its new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. Air Canada embarked today on the next phase of its transformation with the entry into scheduled service of its new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. On