Air Canada has inaugurated daily, year-round flights from Vancouver to Taipei, Taiwan, the carrier’s tenth destination in Asia, with the departure of AC011 following a gate celebration at YVR.
“Air Canada is very pleased to return to Taipei, an important and significant economic centre, as part of our ongoing global expansion,” said Benjamin Smith, president, passenger airlines, Air Canada.
“Our Taipei flights are operated with our state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliners featuring our industry-leading international services. The strategic addition of these daily year-round flights strengthens our YVR trans-Pacific hub which, combined with our extensive North American network, provides convenient options and a competitive elapsed travel time between North America and Taiwan.”
The carrier also launched its new seasonal non-stop service from London Gatwick to Vancouver through Air Canada Rouge last night. The airline will operate three services a week to Air Canada’s Vancouver hub until Oct. 7, 2017.