Air Canada yesterday (03MAY17) announced planned new service launch for Vancouver – Melbourne service, operating on seasonal non-stop basis. Boeing 787-9 aircraft will operate this route from 01DEC17 to 04FEB18, 4 times a week.
AC037 YVR2245 – 0945+2MEL 789 x247
AC038 MEL1140 – 0730YVR 789 x246
The Star Alliance member previously served Melbourne up to August 2002, operating as Toronto – Honolulu – Melbourne, also a seasonal service.