- Joe Breitfeller
Air Canada to Launch New Service Between Vancouver and Dubai From October 28, 2023
Air Canada has today announced the launch of new service between Vancouver and Dubai. Starting October 28, 2023, the route will operate four times weekly with the airline’s flagship Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet.
On Thursday (April 13, 2023), Air Canada announced the launch of new service between Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Dubai International Airport (DXB). The route will operate four times weekly from October 28, 2023 with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner featuring Signature Class with lie-flat seats, Premium Economy and Economy Class cabins. The new Vancouver-Dubai route complements Air Canada’s existing daily service between Toronto International Airport (YYZ) and Dubai. Air Canada’s international onboard services showcase some of Canada’s best culinary talent through the airline’s panel of celebrated chefs, complemented by a selection of top wines selected by leading Canadian Sommelier, Véronique Rivest.
In Thursday’s route announcement, Air Canada’s Senior Vice President – Network Planning and Revenue Management, Mark Galardo, said,
“We are extremely pleased to add the only non-stop service linking Vancouver and Dubai, two iconic and vibrant global destinations. Dubai is one of the top destinations worldwide renowned for its extraordinary landmarks, rich culture and entertainment. Vancouver is a top cosmopolitan destination, and this new route offers additional ease to global visitors looking to experience BC's spectacular natural beauty, range of outdoor activities and exciting adventures. In cooperation with our codeshare and frequent flyer partner Emirates, our Vancouver-Dubai flights will connect to a multitude of destinations across the Middle East, Indian subcontinent and East Africa in Dubai, providing customers with choice and convenience while travelling for business or visiting friends and family.”
Air Canada is Canada’s largest domestic and international airline. The Canadian flag carrier is a founding member of the Star Alliance and the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking from Skytrax. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service to 180 airports in Canada, the United States, and internationally on six continents. Through the carrier’s Aeroplan loyalty program, customers can earn and redeem points on the world’s largest airline partner network of 45 airlines. Air Canada Cargo offers air freight lift and connectivity to hundreds of destinations across six continents with a dedicated fleet of 767-300 Freighters and passenger aircraft belly hold capacity. Additionally, the airline has committed to a net zero emissions goal from all global operations by 2050.
Source: Air Canada/CNW