Air Canada has launched flights between
Vancouver and Auckland, New Zealand.
Air Canada will operate the seasonal service
with a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner that has 20 Signature Class
lie-flat seats, 21 Premium Economy and 214 Economy Class seats.
Flights will take place four times per week
until the end of March 2020.
Flight AC51 is scheduled to leave Vancouver (YVR)
at 23:45 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and arrive
Auckland (AKL) at 11:05, two days later.
AC52 is timed to depart from
Auckland (AKL) on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 14:30
and arrive in Vancouver at 06:30.
"We are excited to
launch our newest South Pacific route to Auckland which offers
additional opportunities for North Americans travelling to enjoy
New Zealand's summer season, and for New Zealanders travelling for
a Canadian winter vacation. Our Auckland flights are timed to
conveniently connect at our extensive Vancouver trans-Pacific hub
to and from a multitude of non-stop destinations throughout North
America including New York-Newark," said Mark Galardo, Vice
President, Network Planning at Air Canada.