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Air Canada to fly seasonal from Vancouver to Osaka

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Air Canada will introduce non-stop flights between Vancouver and Osaka, Japan, next summer.

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Service to Osaka's Kansai International Airport will be operated up to five flights per week by Air Canada rouge with Boeing 767-300ER aircraft offering a choice of economy and premium cabins of service.

Flights are planned to begin May 1, 2015 in time for peak summer travel and seats will be available for purchase at once Japanese government approval is obtained.

"We are very pleased to add Osaka to our international route network with the introduction of the only non-stop flights from Canada to Kansai International Airport starting May 1," said Benjamin Smith, president, Passenger Airlines.

"The flights to Kansai International Airport have been timed to connect conveniently at Air Canada's Vancouver hub to and from our extensive North American network.

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