Air Canada’s inaugural flight from Vancouver lands in Dubai

  • Date: 30-Oct-2023
  • Source: Gulf News
  • Sector:Real Estate
  • Country:UAE
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Air Canada’s inaugural flight from Vancouver lands in Dubai

The new service will be operated with a Boeing 787-9 aircraft, accommodating 298 passengers, with three classes of service: Economy, Premium Economy, and Air Canada Signature Class.

“We're excited to offer not one but two routes from the most populous city in the UAE to our Canadian hubs in Vancouver and Toronto,” said Mary-Jane Lorette, Air Canada’s Vice President of International Affairs, Network and Partnerships. “Our new Dubai-Vancouver flights will complement Air Canada’s daily service between Toronto and Dubai, broadening our presence in fast-growing international markets in the Indian subcontinent and Middle East regions,” she added.

According to Mary-Jane, the airline’s recent move to Dubai International Terminal 3 underscores the significance of its partnership with flagship carrier Emirates.

With the partnership, travellers can access 200 destinations across the Air Canada and Emirates networks

Rob Whitehouse, Vice President of Research at Dubai Airports. “With convenient departures from Dubai International (DXB), Air Canada’s new flights provide a seamless link between the Canadian West Coast and Dubai.”

Meanwhile, the Consul General of Canada in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, Tracy Reynolds, said, “Since the signing of the expanded Air Transport Agreement in April, there have been several announcements to expand air links between the UAE and Canada, including