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Thu, 29 September 2016

Air Canada to Launch B787-9 Flights Between Toronto and Mumbai

Air Canada is to launch thrice weekly flights between Toronto and Mumbai, India.

The non-stop, year-round service will be operated from 1 July 2017 using a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.

"Air Canada is pleased to offer customers this new, non-stop route between Toronto and Mumbai," said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada. "This is Air Canada's third route to India after Toronto-Delhi service that began last fall and our new seasonal Vancouver-Delhi service commencing next month. This will be the only non-stop service between Canada and Mumbai and with it Air Canada now offers the best coverage of any carrier operating in the Canada-India market."

 Toronto-Mumbai will operate year-round with Air Canada's state-of-the-art Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The aircraft features 30 International Business Class lie-flat seat suites, 21 Premium Economy and 247 Economy Class seats, with upgraded inflight entertainment at every seat throughout the aircraft.

Gary Comerford, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canada-India Business Council, said, "The Canada-India corridor offers tremendous economic opportunities and our organization is working to promote trade and commerce between our two countries. Air linkages are essential to this, so having a non-stop flight between Canada's and India's financial and business centers should serve as a further catalyst to this rapidly developing trade relationship."

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