Air Canada to Launch Non Stop Flights from Vancouver to Dallas-Fort Worth

VANCOUVER, September 7, 2016 – Air Canada announced today the introduction of new daily year-round non-stop service between Vancouver and Dallas-Fort Worth beginning February 5, 2017.

"Air Canada is pleased to link Vancouver and Dallas-Fort Worth with non-stop flights, complementing our existing service from Toronto. We continue to strategically expand our Vancouver hub, and our newest transborder flights to the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the USA offer local business travelers non-stop service, as well as improved access for customers in British Columbia and Alberta via convenient connections in Vancouver," said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada. "Travelers from the U.S. will also enjoy seamless connections to Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Tokyo (Narita) and Hong Kong through in-transit preclearance facilities and competitive elapsed travel times making Air Canada and Vancouver a preferred trans-Pacific option for travel."

Flight

From

To

Depart

Arrive

AC8626

Vancouver (YVR)

Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW)

13:30

19:25

AC8625

Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW)

Vancouver (YVR)

07:25

09:58

Launching February 5, 2017, Air Canada's Vancouver- Dallas-Fort Worth flights will be operated by Jazz Aviation LP under the Air Canada Express brand with 75-seat, wi-fi equipped CRJ-705 aircraft, offering both Business and Economy cabins of service as well as in-flight entertainment at every seat. All Air Canada flights provide for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption and, for eligible customers, priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounge access, priority boarding and other benefits.

This year from Vancouver, Air Canada has launched new international services to Brisbane and to Dublin, with new flights launching to Delhi in October. Air Canada has also launched new US transborder flights from Vancouver this year to Chicago, San Jose, and San Diego, with Dallas to begin in February, 2017.