With Australia now open to vaccinated travelers and with New Zealand set to welcome vaccinated travelers from over 60 countries in early May, Air Canada has chosen this moment to announce that it's going to increase its services to the Southern Pacific starting from this northern hemisphere summer.
Air Canada is currently running its Black Friday sale which, for US flyers, is valid on all fares to Canada, South America, and "sun destinations" as well as on select fares to Asia and Australia. If you're purchasing an Air Canada fare that originates outside the US, other destinations may be included.
I don't have very many dealing with Air Canada so I can't really comment on how well or badly the airline is dealing with customers in the current environment, but I can say that I love a couple of innovative offers that the airline put to its elite members in an announcement it released yesterday.
A few days I wrote about how you can now try out the SWISS 777-300ER Business Class cabin for just 25,000 miles (and taxes) and now I'm going to show you how you can book the Air Canada Dreamliner Business Class cabin for exactly the same number of miles.
The latest airline schedule changes that were put through over the weekend include news that Korean Air looks like it has cancelled its route between Seoul and Houston, Air Canada appearing to reverse a decision to fly between Toronto and Tokyo Narita and United Airlines improving the aircraft it operates on one of its routes to Europe.
Air Canada is launching a new route to London using its "Rouge" subsidiary and, in doing so, will be taking on fellow Canadian carrier WestJet and is possibly meant to offer another low cost option for UK travelers looking to head to the West Coast of North America.
There are some great looking fares for travel from Seattle to China over the next 3 months. On the Shanghai route it looks like Hainan and Delta are battling it out for supremacy with American getting involved too. On the Beijing route its a battle between Air China/Air Canada and Hainan.