Dubai flights: Airline introduces first non-stop service to and from Vancouver

  • Date: 30-Oct-2023
  • Source: Khaleej Times
  • Sector:Transport
  • Country:UAE
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Dubai flights: Airline introduces first non-stop service to and from Vancouver

This is the only such service connecting the Middle East and Western Canada

Published: Mon 30 Oct 2023, 1:15 PM

Air Canada has inaugurated its new four-times weekly non-stop service between Dubai International (DXB) and its hub at Vancouver International Airport (YVR), marking the airline’s first-ever non-stop flight between the two destinations. This is also the only non-stop service connecting the Middle East and Western Canada.

The new route complements Air Canada’s daily year-round service between Dubai and Toronto.

The new service between Dubai and Vancouver will be operated with Boeing 787-9 aircraft, accommodating 298 passengers, with a choice of three classes of service: Economy, Premium Economy, and Air Canada Signature Class. All flights are timed to optimise connections with Air Canada's North American network and the vast network of Emirates beyond Dubai. Seats are available for booking at aircanada.com, via the Air Canada App, Air Canada's Contact Centres and travel agencies.

“We are excited to now 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