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Air Canada Increases Capacity For Cherry Blossom Season 2024 In Japan

More capacity of Air Canada flights to Japan for cherry blossom season
More capacity of Air Canada flights to Japan for cherry blossom season [Image by morn in japan from Pixabay]
Interest in Japan’s iconic cherry blossoms was put on pause during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the spring of 2023 saw many visitors. Looking ahead to the spring of 2024, and interest is likely to be even stronger. However, the airline is making a plan with earlier seasonal starts and increased seat capacity. This will allow North Americans to take advantage and visit Tokyo or Osaka for the colorful display.

Increased seating on Air Canada to Japan to see the cherry blossoms

To help those wishing to visit Japan for the famous cherry blossoms, Air Canada is offering 1,100 seats each way, every day between Canada and Japan at peak periods. Up to two daily flights will be available between Toronto and Tokyo, daily departures from Montreal and Vancouver, and flights between Vancouver and Osaka.

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Air Canada [Image by Nel Botha from Pixabay]
Mark Galardo, Executive Vice President, Revenue and Network Planning for Air Canada, said in a statement:

Air Canada’s Asia services continue to reflect strong demand and we are boosting capacity to this geographic area as we deploy our international diversification strategy.

This winter we are pleased to offer up to 57 flights per week between Canada and Asia, and up to 64 flights per week next summer.

Flights to Japan

In the spring, seasonal Osaka flights from Vancouver with start up earlier on May 1, 2024, with three weekly flights, increasing on June 17 to four. Meanwhile, Boeing 777-300ER planes will operate on routes from Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver to Narita.

Reportedly, passengers will get to enjoy more Japanese-inspired menu choices on the flight. Moreover, through a partnership with Bell, Aeroplan members will be able to message for free during flights.

About Tokyo

Visit Tokyo with Air Canada to see cherry blossoms
Tokyo, Japan [Image by abdulla binmassam from Pixabay]
Visiting Tokyo at any time of year is an unforgettable experience, as the city is a blend of modernity, but also a place of tradition and history. Check out the flights, hotels and excursions on the Air Canada Vacations website here.

Heading to Osaka

Meanwhile, Osaka is Japan’s second-largest city and is also famed for its modern and historic attractions. The city is also renowned for its delicious dining, nightlife and plenty of shopping. When it comes to cherry blossom season, one of the best places to enjoy them is in Nishinomaru Gardens. Find more information about flights and hotels in Osaka on Air Canada Vacations here.

Travel Air Canada Signature Class

Air Canada offers more seats to Japan
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To experience the best on a trip to Japan, Signature Class starts with dedicated check-in counters. Moreover, passengers will enjoy expedited security clearance, access to the Air Canada lounge, priority baggage handling and more.

On board the plane, those traveling Air Canada Signature Class will enjoy fully lie-flat seats of up to 6 ft 7 in long. Moreover, guests will enjoy exclusive services and amenities, including in-flight menus from award-winning chefs. The airline also features excellent in-flight entertainment options, including hundreds of hours of on-demand audio and video in all classes.

Enjoy Japan’s amazing cherry blossoms in the spring of 2024, as well as the shopping and delicious dining that is on offer in Tokyo and Osaka.


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