Vancouver International Airport welcomes China Southern Airlines’ new three-times weekly Guangzhou – Vancouver – Mexico City service

New route between Asia and the Americas further links the two regions

Richmond, B.C., 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is pleased to welcome China Southern Airlines’ new three-times weekly Guangzhou – Vancouver – Mexico City service, which commenced on April 10, 2017. The new service, which uses a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, marks the first route between China and Mexico via YVR.

“I would like to thank China Southern for their continued support and for providing another great choice for our passengers,” said Craig Richmond, YVR’s President & CEO. “This new service will further develop YVR as a world-class hub and will help us achieve our vision of connecting Asia to the Americas. These two great destinations are linked together through our airport, with plenty of opportunities for business, education and tourism between the two regions.”

The new service further strengths YVR and China Southern’s successful partnership, which started with the launch of China Southern’s Guangzhou service in 2011. Passengers who use the new service will have the opportunity to make YVR their final destination or carry onward to Mexico City or Guangzhou.

ABOUT VANCOUVER AIRPORT AUTHORITY

Vancouver Airport Authority is a community-based, not-for-profit organization that manages Vancouver International Airport (YVR). Canada’s second busiest airport, YVR served 22.3 million passengers in 2016. Fifty-five airlines serve YVR, connecting people and businesses to more than 125 non-stop destinations worldwide. In 2016, YVR received CAPA Centre for Aviation’s prestigious Airport of the Year Award and was voted Best Airport in North America for the eighth consecutive year in the Skytrax World Airport Awards in 2017. Vancouver Airport Authority is a dedicated community partner and in 2016 donated more than $1,000,000 to local organizations. We are committed to creating an airport that British Columbia can be proud of: a premier global gateway, local economic generator and community contributor.

CONTACT:

YVR Media Relations
media_relations@yvr.ca
604-880-9815
@yvrairport

Source: Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

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