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Air Canada: New flights to Bangkok, Mumbai and Osaka

To the point Air Canada has announced the launch (or re-opening) of routes to Thailand, India and Japan for the fall of 2022 and summer of 2023.

Air Canada has announced the addition of seasonal service between Vancouver (YVR) and Bangkok (BKK ) in Thailand. There will be four weekly flights starting December 1, 2022.

In addition, as of October 29, 2022, Air Canada will reinstate flights between Toronto (YYZ) and Mumbai (BOM ), India via London Heathrow (LHR).

Finally, Air Canada has also announced the reinstatement of its flight between Vancouver (YVR) and Osaka (KIX) in Japan starting June 2, 2023.

All these flights will be made with Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The available cabins will be:

  • Air Canada Signature Class with fully reclining seats
  • the Privilege Economy Class
  • and economy class.

Flight times from Canada to Mumbai and Bangkok

Here are the Air Canada schedules for direct flights between Vancouver and Bangkok:

Flight number Departure Destination Days Dates
AC65 Vancouver YVR at 11pm Bangkok BKK at 05:55 +2 Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday December 1, 2022 to April 14, 2023
AC66 Bangkok BKK at 08:30 Vancouver YVR at 06:35 Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday From December 04, 2022 to April 17, 2023

Between Toronto and Mumbai via London:

Flight number Departure Destination Days Dates
AC856 Toronto YYZ at 8:30 pm London LHR at 08h30 +1 Every day From October 29, 2022 to March 24, 2023
AC855 London LHR 11h10 +1 Mumbai BOM at 01h40 +2 Every day From October 31, 2022 to March 26, 2023

Between Mumbai and Toronto via London:

Flight number Departure Destination Days Dates
AC855 Mumbai BOM at 04:50 London LHR at 09:20 Every day From October 31, 2022 to March 26, 2023
AC855 London LHR at 12:00 Toronto YYZ at 2:55 pm Every day From October 31, 2022 to March 26, 2023

Here are the Air Canada schedules for direct flights between Vancouver and Osaka:

Flight number Departure Destination
AC23 Vancouver YVR at 13:05 Osaka KIX at 16:05 (+1)
AC24 Osaka KIX at 17:40 Vancouver YVR at 11:05

Examples with Aeroplan points and cash

For example, you could fly from Vancouver directly to Bangkok for 127,800 Aeroplan points and $81 in economy class.

Aeroplan Yvr Bkk

Such a round trip flight that takes 13-15 hours costs $1,861.

Yvr Bkk En Argent

Or for the same dates, you could fly from Toronto to Mumbai for 131,200 Aeroplan points and $96 in economy class.

Aeroplan Yvr Bkk

Paid in cash, this same flight costs $1,940.

Yyz Bom En Argent
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