Air Canada is to launch non-stop flights between
Calgary and Tokyo. The airline will operate three times weekly
flights to Tokyo's Narita International Airport beginning March
27, 2010 in time for summer peak travel.
To promote its new Calgary-Tokyo route, Air
Canada is offering introductory fares starting from C$598
round-trip before taxes and other charges.
"The introduction of the only non-stop
service between Calgary and Tokyo is great news for
customers travelling between Alberta and Asia on
business or leisure as well as for freight forwarders,"
said Ben Smith, Executive Vice President & Chief
Commercial Officer. "Air Canada's new non-stop Narita
service will provide Albertans direct access to a major Asian
gateway that offers one convenient connection point with our Star
Alliance partners to key destinations throughout Asia including
Hong Kong, Manila, Seoul, Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Bangkok,
Taipei, several points across Japan among others. Our initial
schedule of three weekly flights during the 2010 summer season is
the first step towards building year-round, daily flights."
addition to offering efficient connections at Narita to points
throughout Asia with Air Canada's Star Alliance partners, ANA,
Asiana, THAI and United Airlines, Air Canada's Calgary-Japan
flights are timed to offer convenient connections to and from
communities across Alberta and Western Canada served by Air
Air Canada's Calgary-Tokyo flights will operate on
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, departing Calgary at 12:20 p.m.
and arriving in Narita the following day at 2:00 p.m. Flights will
depart Narita on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 4:00 p.m.,
arriving Calgary same day at 10:45 a.m..
Air Canada will
operate the new non-stop service with fully refurbished 211-seat
Boeing 767-300 ER aircraft offering a choice of Economy Class and
Executive First service featuring 24 lie-flat bed suites.
The new Calgary-Tokyo service will complement the
carrier's daily non-stop flights to Tokyo from both Vancouver and
Toronto. This summer, the carrier will offer up to 17 flights each
week from Canada to Tokyo's Narita International Airport.
See other recent news regarding: