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Air Canada Launches Dublin to Vancouver

Air Canada Launches Dublin to Vancouver

The launch of Air Canada’s new route from Dublin to Vancouver from 10th June took place at the Canadian Embassy with Ambassador Kevin Vickers, who has been in Ireland just over one year and is getting to know the country very well by travelling to all parts of the island of Ireland.

Stephen Gerrard,Air Canada with HE Kevin Vickers,the Canadian Ambassador to Ireland.

Stephen Gerrard, Air Canada, with HE Kevin Vickers, Canadian Ambassador to Ireland

The new Air Canada General Manager – Sales UK and Ireland, Stephen Gerrard, on his first visit to Dublin introduced the new service of three times weekly non-stop from Dublin to Vancouver, which connects conveniently with the Air Canada network throughout Canada and the USA. Also being introduced this summer are routes from Glasgow and London Gatwick.

bvbvbvbvb,Martin Skelly,Navan Travel and Eamon Flanagan,Air Canada.

John Roxburgh, Canadian Embassy; Martin Skelly, Navan Travel; and Eamon Flanagan, Air Canada

Thanking the trade for their support over the years, and with forward bookings looking very positive for the remainder of 2016, Stephen looked forward to continuing the great partnership between Air Canada and the Irish trade.

Brian Gallagher,Dublin Airport meets James Ma,one,Rathgar Travel

Brian Gallagher, Dublin Airport, meets James Malone, Rathgar Travel

Ambassador Vickers was delighted that the new service would connect Irish families and friends with relatives and friends in the Vancouver region and throughout Canada. Welcoming the trade to the Embassy, he stated that the launch of the new route was a great occasion to be celebrated.

Jim Vaughan,Just Split and Cathy  Cullen, TourAmerica.

Jim Vaughan, JustSplit.com, and Cathy Cullen, TourAmerica

Vincent Harrison, Managing Director, Dublin Airport, welcomed the new service and complimented Air Canada on the expansion of its routes between Ireland and Canada.

Vincent Harrison-Dublin Airport ,Stephen Gerrard,Air Canada and john Hurley, Dublin Airport.

Vincent Harrison, Dublin Airport; Stephen Gerrard, Air Canada; and John Hurley, Dublin Airport

Saji Chaccko,Amin Khurram and Haarish Mitra all with Club Travel

Saji Chacko, Amin Khurram and Haarish Mitra, all with Club Travel

Roger Barrett of Travel Counsellors was the lucky winner of the prize draw, winning two tickets to Vancouver with Air Canada and spending money supplied by the British Columbia Tourist Board.

Lorraine Quinn,Celebrity Cruises,Eamon Flanagan,and Stephen Gerrard-Air Canada with Cathy Cullen-TourAmerica.

Lorraine Quinn, Celebrity Cruises; Eamon Flanagan and Stephen Gerrard, Air Canada, with Cathy Cullen, TourAmerica

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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