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Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Welcomes New Flight to Vancouver from Air Canada Express

Daily service offers new travel options to Western Canada and other destinations

DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Sept. 7, 2016 -- Air Canada announced today new daily non-stop flight between Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport and Vancouver beginning on February 6, 2017. Air Canada will operate the Dallas Fort Worth to Vancouver route under its Air Canada Express brand.

"We are pleased to see Air Canada expand on its existing service with this new flight to Vancouver," said John Ackerman, executive vice president for Global Strategy and Development at DFW Airport. "This new service offers customers additional travel choices to one of North America's most picturesque cities, as well as additional travel options for customers wanting quick access to Western Canada and points beyond from Air Canada's Vancouver hub."

Air Canada currently serves DFW with daily flights to Toronto from Terminal E, and the new Vancouver flights will also operate out of Terminal E. The Air Canada flights will be originating from a newly renovated section of Terminal E, which features a variety of concession options to further enhance the overall customer experience. Some of the newly opened concessions include Love Shack, Texas celebrity chef Tim Love's burger joint at E11, along with Marshall-Rousso, offering women's fashion at E12, and Camille's Ice Cream Bars located at E13.

"Air Canada is pleased to announce a new Canadian destination from Dallas Fort Worth with the addition of Vancouver to our existing Toronto service," said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines, at Air Canada. "Air Canada is the foreign carrier operating the most flights to the U.S., carrying the most customers and serving the most destinations."

Air Canada will connect DFW and Vancouver utilizing 75-seat, Wi-Fi equipped CRJ-705 aircraft, offering both Business and Economy cabins of service as well as in-flight entertainment at every seat.

About Air Canada
Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents. Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2015 served more than 41 million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 55 in the United States and 87 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,330 airports in 192 countries. Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax. For more information, please visit: www.aircanada.com, follow @AirCanada on Twitter and join Air Canada on Facebook.