Air Canada Inaugurated Nonstop Service to Melbourne

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On December 1st, Air Canada inaugurated nonstop service to Melbourne. This is Air Canada’s third destination served in Australia but the only non-stop service linking Canada and Melbourne. Air Canada flight 037 departed Vancouver December 1st in the late evening, and arrived Sunday morning to a water cannon welcome salute at Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport.

Seasonal service now operates four times weekly between Vancouver and Melbourne until February 4, and year-round service begins June 1, 2018.

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The nonstop service is provided aboard Air Canada’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft which features 30 International Business Class lie-flat seat suites, 21 Premium Economy and 247 Economy Class seats with upgraded, and personalized in-flight entertainment at every seat throughout the aircraft.  Flights are timed to optimize connectivity to and from Air Canada’s extensive North American network through the airline’s Vancouver trans-Pacific hub, while also offering in Melbourne, excellent connectivity in Australia.  All Air Canada flights provide for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption and, for eligible customers, priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounge access, priority boarding and other benefits.


Air Canada continues to expand international service and offer North American travelers additional nonstop options when traveling internationally.

Priority Pass members can also take advantage of the recent Vancouver Airport lounge addition to their already extensive worldwide network.

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