Aviation Memorabilia Newsletter Since 1995

Aviation Memorabilia Newsletter

Since 1995

December 2, 2022 - A celebration was held at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to mark Air Canada's inaugural direct flight, AC65, which departed for Bangkok, Thailand. 

tmb 250 bangkok"We are thrilled to launch Air Canada's first non-stop service to Southeast Asia and the only non-stop flights between North America and Thailand.

Bangkok is also one of the most visited destinations globally, and we have optimized connections to and from our trans-pacific hub at YVR to give customers convenient travel options to explore this exciting city renowned for its history, cuisine and culture, or to conduct international business trade.

This new service from YVR is another step in our ambition to develop this hub into one of the most important trans-pacific gateways in North America. We look forward to welcoming our customers onboard," said Mark Galardo, Senior Vice President – Network Planning and Revenue Management at Air Canada.

Full story: media.aircanada.com

Air Canada has taken delivery of its third converted B-767 freighter, C-GHLV Fin #661. The B-767-300 was originally delivered in October 2001 and transferred to Rouge in 2015. 

The aircraft conversion to cargo was made by Bedek Aviation Group - a division of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Tel Aviv.

Special thanks to photographer Rami Mizrahi for sharing the photos below. 

See Mr. Mizrahi's gallery at www.planespotters.net


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