21-May-2012 8:31 AM

Sichuan Airlines confirms service to Vancouver, marks North America’s first flight to interior China

Sichuan Airlines announced (18-May-2012) plans to launch three times weekly Chengdu-Shenyang-Vancouver A330 service (configured with 245 seats) on 22-Jun-2012, marking North America’s first and only direct flight to China’s interior – see Route Changes Table for more information. “The service to Sichuan Province marks not only a new destination, but a new airline for YVR. This means more options for passengers and greater opportunities for business and for tourism,” said Vancouver Airport Authority president and CEO Larry Berg. [more - original PR]