Singapore Airlines to fly non-stop to Vancouver

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Singapore Airlines plans to relaunch flights to Vancouver, after a 12-year absence, only this time the flights will be non-stop to the airline’s home base.

The airline had flown thrice weekly between Singapore and Vancouver, using Soeul, Korea, as a stop-over. In 2007, it asked the Canadian government for permission to fly that route daily, but because of the two countries’ air agreement, domestic airlines had to agree to give Singapore Airlines that permission.

Air Canada rejected the request because Singapore Airlines’ extra flights on the Vancouver-Soeul leg of the journey would have cut into Air Canada’s business, Air

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