Air Canada launches non-stop Vancouver/India flights

Air Canada has launched its inaugural non-stop flight from Vancouver, Canada to Delhi, India, the company said.

The company said it is its second route between Canada and India and is operated with Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, featuring three-cabin service configured with 30 international business class individual lie-flat suites, 21 premium economy seats and 247 economy class seats.

In 2017, the airline said it plans to launch new international services between Vancouver-Taipei (subject to government approvals), Vancouver-Nagoya, Toronto-Mumbai, Toronto-Berlin, Montreal-Shanghai, Montreal-Algiers (subject to government approvals) and Montreal-Marseille.

Air Canada is a large Canadian domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents. In 2015, the airline served more than 41 million customers.