Air Canada yesterday (27APR16) announced planned new service launch to India, which sees the Star Alliance member operating nonstop Vancouver – Delhi service. From 20OCT16, this route will be served by Boeing 787-9 aircraft, 3 times a week. Defunct carrier Canada 3000 previously operated this nonstop service in October 2001 with A340-300, while Air Canada previously offered Vancouver – London Heathrow – Delhi service until 1999.
The following schedule is effective 08NOV16 – 11MAR17:
AC072 YVR2140 – 0120+2DEL 789 246
AC073 DEL0630 – 0655YVR 789 146
This route will be served on seasonal basis.