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Air Canada to Launch Daily Non-Stop Fort McMurray-Vancouver Flights

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From 5 January 2009, Air Canada will launch daily non-stop services linking Vancouver and Fort McMurray. In addition, Air Canada will restart its popular non-stop weekend flights between Kelowna and Toronto during the upcoming winter ski season, onboard Air Canada's new 93-seat Embraer 190 aircraft.

"With the introduction of the only non-stop flights between Fort McMurray and Vancouver, Air Canada is responding to strategic opportunities in this growing market," said Daniel Shurz, Vice President, Network Planning. "This new non-stop service between Vancouver and Fort McMurray will complement our flights from the energy centre of Alberta to Toronto, Edmonton and Calgary. We are also pleased to continue our popular weekend non-stop service between our main Toronto hub and Kelowna this winter season, linking the BC interior to our worldwide network."

Fort McMurray-Vancouver - flights depart Fort McMurray at 15:25, arriving Vancouver at 16:25. Flights depart Vancouver at 12:00, arriving Fort McMurray at 14:55. Flights have been timed to ensure convenient connections to and from points across British Columbia and the US west coast. Flights will be operated by Air Canada Jazz with 50-seat Bombardier regional jet aircraft. With this newest flight, Air Canada will offer a total of 14 daily flights from Fort McMurray to Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto.

Kelowna-Toronto - beginning December, flights operate on Saturdays and Sundays, and will depart Kelowna at 11:55, arriving Toronto at 19:05. Flights depart Toronto at 09:15, arriving Kelowna at 11:04. Flights have been timed to ensure convenient connections to and from Eastern and Atlantic Canada, as well as a number of destinations in the US east coast, including Boston and New York.

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