VANCOUVER — Air Canada’s inaugural B787 Dreamliner service from Vancouver arrived in Brisbane Friday morning, marking the only nonstop service linking Canada and Queensland, Australia’s ‘Sunshine State’. These new flights between Vancouver and Brisbane ramp up to daily service on June 17.
“We are delighted to launch the only nonstop, year-round service between Canada and Brisbane, a significant commercial business hub and tourism gateway to one of Australia’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Great Barrier Reef, and the beautiful Gold Coast,” said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada.
— Vancouver Airport (@yvrairport) June 1, 2016
— Air Canada (@AirCanada) June 2, 2016
— Duncan Bureau (@DuncanBureau) June 3, 2016
Flights offer 20 International Business Class lie-flat seat suites, 21 Premium Economy and 210 Economy Class seats with upgraded in-flight entertainment at every seat.
Flight AC35 departs Vancouver at 11:45 p.m., arriving in Brisbane at 7:15 a.m. (+2 days). On the return leg, flight AC36 leaves Brisbane at 10:40 a.m., arriving in Vancouver at 7:15 a.m.