Air Canada brings on 777300 for SydneyVancouver route

first_imgAir Canada has boosted capacity on its Sydney-Vancouver route, following bigger than expected traffic over the last year. The route will be serviced by a Boeing 777-300 from October 2014, adding 79 Economy Class to the route each day.Air Canada general manager Australia and New Zealand Paul Mclean said the decision was the first time the airline would hvae upgraded aircraft on the route for an extended period of time.“We have in the past met seasonal demand by offering additional flights for short periods in December and January, traditionally the peak periods for Australians visiting Canada’s ski fields,” Mr McLean said.“This is the first time, however, that we have upgraded to a larger aircraft and done so for an extended period of time.It reflects Australian travellers’ sustained interest in Canada as an exciting year-round holiday destination and as a convenient gateway to America.”Air Canada offers the same amount of Business Class seats in its Boeing 777-300 planes – 42.Source = ETB News: Tom Nealelast_img read more