Air Canada has announced they will operate a seasonal, three-times weekly flight between Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) and YVR starting October 20, 2016. Air Canada will fly a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on the new, non-stop service between Canada and India, featuring 30 International Business Class lie-flat pod suites, 21 Premium Economy and 247 Economy Class seats with upgraded in-flight entertainment. The flights are timed to optimize Air Canada’s Western Canada and US network through YVR.Located in North India, Delhi is the second most populous city in India with a population of over 16.3 million people. It is an important economic centre, with key sectors including information technology, telecommunications, banking and tourism. Delhi is also a cultural centre, well-known for its significant monuments and historical sites.
The flight will depart from YVR at 21:40 and arrive in DEL at 01:20(+2) local time. It will depart DEL at 06:30 and will arrive at YVR at 06:55.
The new service will add 94 jobs to the B.C. economy, $5.4 million in Gross Domestic Product, $1.9 million in taxes and $3.4 million in wages to the province.