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Thu, 14 October 2021

Air Canada to Increase Flights to Delhi, India

Air Canada has unveiled plans to expand its services to India.

The airline will increase flights between Toronto and Delhi from tomorrow, and launch a new year-round, thrice weekly non-stop service between Montreal and Delhi, effective 31 October, just in time for Diwali celebrations.

Air Canada's frequency on its Toronto - Delhi service will increase from daily to ten flights per week beginning 15 October.

Air Canada Boeing 787-8 reg: C-FRTU. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com. Click to enlarge.

All flights will be operated with Air Canada's most modern aircraft, the 298-seat Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner featuring a choice of three cabins of service: Air Canada Signature Class, Premium Economy and Economy class.

"The Canada-India market is an important and strategic one for Air Canada. These additional flights and new route demonstrate Air Canada's anticipation about the promise and growth of the Indian subcontinent and we also look forward to further strengthening the cultural and business ties between our two countries," said Mark Galardo, Senior Vice President, Network Planning and Revenue Management at Air Canada. "This announcement also confirms Air Canada's commitment to growing its main hubs of Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal, with convenient non-stop service to India from each hub. Air Canada is the only carrier offering a direct service to Delhi out of Montreal, allowing for easy connections through our extensive network. We continue to focus on the growing visiting friends and relatives market and this capacity expansion is a response to increasing demand."

Air Canada offers daily flights from Vancouver, up to ten flights per week from Toronto and thrice weekly flights from Montreal.

The airline's service to Mumbai will resume when conditions permit.

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