Air Canada expands Asia-Pacific flights to boost revenue

Air Canada (AC.B-T 1.81 0.01 0.56%) unveiled a major expansion in its flights to Asia, a high-growth area for Canada’s biggest airline in recent years, as it seeks to boost revenue in an attempt to become profitable.

In what it described as its “most far-reaching international expansion of its schedule in its 75-year history,” Air Canada said on Thursday it would add flights from Canada to Asian cities including Beijing, Seoul and Narita, Japan. Subject to government approval, the airline will also start flying to Istanbul.

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