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Question: A 2nd YYZ-HKG departure in the evening?

Old Jun 2, 11, 7:45 am
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A 2nd YYZ-HKG departure in the evening?

Any consideration by AC to re-introduce (that had been "on and off" for a few seasons in the past 10 years) an evening departure from YYZ to HKG in addition to the AC15 that departs in the morning?

Some of the rationale for an evening departure are still valid as discussed in this old thread, and the fact that CX retains its early morning departure in addition to a second daily non-stop from YYZ to HKG (with additional options available via YVR with the YYZ-YVR segment code share operated by WS):

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/air-c...8-yyz-hkg.html
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Old Jun 2, 11, 8:26 am
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actually, i think it'd be great if the flight could start in YOW first before heading to YYZ and then onto HKG. wishful thinking.
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Old Jun 2, 11, 11:39 am
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only if AC feels the heat more from CX i think.
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Old Jun 2, 11, 4:35 pm
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Probably need the 787s for such to make any sense.

Putting a second 777 on is probably too much of a jump in capacity at one time without killing yields.
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Old Jun 8, 11, 2:33 pm
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Probably need the 787s for such to make any sense.

Putting a second 777 on is probably too much of a jump in capacity at one time without killing yields.
AC always has 2 flights from YYZ to HKG (both direct, one non-stop and one with a transit stop at YVR) and at present both leave in the morning within 2 hours of each other.

CX used to have just 1 flight from YYZ to HKG but has added a 2nd additional 777 service for the summer with departure choices of early afternoon or just after midnight.

The enquiry was whether AC would (again) change one of the 2 morning departures to the evening to offer an evening departure choice for travellers. So, not adding new flight. AC probably does not have the spare long range equipment to do so at the present moment anyway.
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Old Jun 8, 11, 3:39 pm
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Originally Posted by cuto View Post
actually, i think it'd be great if the flight could start in YOW first before heading to YYZ and then onto HKG. wishful thinking.
more like wishful "dreaming". I am a big fan of YOW but just keep your fingers crossed for the continued success of LHR and FRA from YOW and we'll be satisfied with that. No 787 / 350 will ever bring nonstop asia to YOW I'm afraid
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Old Jun 9, 11, 12:58 am
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I am all for an evening departure from YYZ to HKG via YVR. I like the midnight flight YVR-HKG for early morning arrival at HKG allowing more connections to SE Asia.
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Old Jun 9, 11, 2:52 am
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Originally Posted by Spot planes View Post
I am all for an evening departure from YYZ to HKG via YVR. I like the midnight flight YVR-HKG for early morning arrival at HKG allowing more connections to SE Asia.
AC would like to bring back this evening flight that left at 2:00am from YVR-HKG arriving at 6:30am +2 days later but shortage of available aircraft is the reason they can't.
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Old Jun 9, 11, 7:48 am
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Originally Posted by EZESE View Post
AC would like to bring back this evening flight that left at 2:00am from YVR-HKG arriving at 6:30am +2 days later but shortage of available aircraft is the reason they can't.
You sure know allot about what AC wants to do, and what it does and why...are you sure you're an SAP consultant?
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Old Jun 9, 11, 8:27 am
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Originally Posted by Stussi613 View Post
You sure know allot about what AC wants to do, and what it does and why...are you sure you're an SAP consultant?
Perhaps maybe because I fly this route WEEKLY?
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Old Jun 9, 11, 9:02 am
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Originally Posted by EZESE View Post
Perhaps maybe because I fly this route WEEKLY?
Don't you mean WEEKENDLY ? ^LOL
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Old Jun 9, 11, 9:11 am
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Originally Posted by NordsFan View Post
Don't you mean WEEKENDLY ? ^LOL
Not ALWAYS but Mostly!
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Old Jun 9, 11, 9:58 am
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Originally Posted by EZESE View Post
Not ALWAYS but Mostly!
^LOL
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Old Jun 9, 11, 10:23 am
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Originally Posted by CloudsBelow View Post
more like wishful "dreaming". I am a big fan of YOW but just keep your fingers crossed for the continued success of LHR and FRA from YOW and we'll be satisfied with that. No 787 / 350 will ever bring nonstop asia to YOW I'm afraid
haha i know i'm not the centre of the world, but i never fly to LHR or FRA so they're useless to me. haha. i wish there would be something going east.

anyhow, i'm not looking for non-stop to Asia from YOW because i know it'll be tough to fill up. i was hopping have the flight start in YOW, make the stop in YYZ to continue to fill up, and then make its way to HKG.
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Old Jun 9, 11, 11:18 am
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Originally Posted by EZESE View Post
Perhaps maybe because I fly this route WEEKLY?
Really? Wow. Wouldn't it be easier just to move to Hong Kong?
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