Air Canada S18 Vancouver International service changes

Air Canada yesterday (06SEP17) adjusted planned operation for Vancouver in summer 2018 season, reflecting last week’s announcement of international service expansion. Planned changes as follow.

Vancouver – London Heathrow eff 01JUN18 Resumption of seasonal 2nd daily service, suspended in 2017. Service changes from 1 daily 777-300ER to 2 daily 787-9 (1 daily each on 01JUN18 from YVR only)
AC854 YVR1840 – 1150+1LHR 789 D
AC896 YVR2110 – 1420+1LHR 789 D

AC855 LHR1005 – 1135YVR 789 D
AC897 LHR1545 – 1715YVR 789 D

Vancouver – Melbourne eff 01JUN18 Service resumes as year-round flight, 3 weekly 787-9 service
AC037 YVR2245 – 0755+2MEL 789 357
AC038 MEL0940 – 0735YVR 789 257

Vancouver – Paris CDG 08JUN18 – 15OCT18 Service resumption, 4 weekly 787-8 service
AC806 YVR1330 – 0815+1CDG 788 x246
AC807 CDG0955 – 1050YVR 788 x357

Air Canada previously served this route with Boeing 767 during summer season from 1994 to 1997, 3 weekly

Vancouver – Zurich 07JUN18 – 14OCT18  Service resumption, 3 weekly 787-8 service
AC802 YVR1255 – 0750+1ZRH 788 246
AC803 ZRH0930 – 1050YVR 788 357

Air Canada previously served this route with Boeing 767 during summer season in 1997 and 1998, 2 and 1 weekly each, respectively.