Air-CanadaThe BC India Business Network (BCIBN) hosted a symposium on Friday, July 15, 2016 entitled “Impact on BC of Direct Flights between Vancouver and Delhi on Trade-Travel-Tourism” to discuss business opportunities arising from Air Canada’s new non-stop service between Vancouver and Delhi, commencing this fall.

Featured speakers were:

  1. Mr. Craig Richmond – President & CEO, Vancouver Airport Authority
  2. Hon. Stockwell Day P.C.
  3. Mr. Kevin Howlett – Senior V.P. Regional Markets & Government Relations – Air Canada
  4. Hon. Herb Dhaliwal P.C.
  5. Mr. Rajiv K. Chander – Consul General of India
  6. Hon. Sukh Dhaliwal – M.P. Surrey – Newton
  7. Mr. Ty Speer – President and CEO – Tourism Vancouver

Air Canada has announced that starting October 20, 2016 they will be offering a seasonal, three times weekly, non-stop flight between Vancouver International Airport and Indira Gandhi International Airport in time for the Diwali celebrations. This new flight route will open up significant opportunities for enhanced business relations between India and BC. Be sure to join us for this significant, commemorative event!

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