Canada receives direct passenger flights from India

Canada received the first direct Air Canada flight from India after the Government lifted the travel ban on direct flights from India that were in place from April 22, 2021. According to Mark Galardo, Air Canada’s senior vice president of network planning and revenue management, ‘people are eager to reunite with family and friends since the air company is the leading carrier between the two countries offering flights from Toronto and Vancouver to Delhi and Mumbai since 2015. The travel restrictions impacted Indian international students and foreign workers as they had to travel to Canada via a third country.