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Two construction projects will impact traffic to and from Denver International Airport (DEN) this week.

Inbound Peña Blvd. lanes (heading to DEN) between Tower Rd. & the RTD bridge will be restored to their pre-existing, permanent alignment. A right inbound lane closure will be in effect from approximately 8 p.m. on May 28 to 4 a.m. on May 29. Additionally, crews will replace a damaged overhead electronic message board sign on May 28 and 29 on outbound Peña Blvd. (leaving DEN). Work is expected to start around 10 p.m. on May 28 and finish around 4 a.m. on May 29, and again around 10 p.m. on May 29 to 4 a.m. on May 30. At approximately 1 a.m., between Tower Road and E 56th Avenue, a slow rolling closure of Peña Boulevard traffic will be implemented for less than 10 minutes. Speeds will be significantly reduced. Crews will be transporting and setting bridge girders on E-470 over outbound Peña Blvd. (leaving DEN) between 11 p.m. on May 30 until 6 a.m. on May 31. Between Jackson Gap Street and E-470, approximately once every hour, slow, rolling closures of Peña will be implemented for approximately seven minutes. Speeds will be significantly reduced during this time.

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Air Canada to Launch Nonstop Flights between Denver and Vancouver

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Vancouver ranks as Denver’s second-largest market in Canada

DENVER – Dec. 7, 2016 – Today, Air Canada announced that the airline will begin new service between Denver International Airport (DEN) and Vancouver, Canada, beginning May 18, 2017. Flights will operate twice per day through Sept. 10, 2017, and will operate once daily throughout the rest of the year.

“We are pleased that Air Canada will launch nonstop flights to Vancouver next May,” said DEN CEO Kim Day. “This new service will increase options for travelers to one of Denver’s largest international markets.”

Vancouver ranks as Denver’s second-largest market in Canada, behind only Toronto, and seventh-largest international market. Nearly 200 people per day travel between the two cities, and the market has grown by seven percent over the past year.

“We are delighted to add nonstop flights from Denver to Vancouver next year! Our new service will offer more travel options for local residents, both to visit Canada or to connect conveniently to our international network,” said Lisa Pierce, Senior Director, USA Sales & Market Development at Air Canada.

The new flights will be operated by Air Canada Express on Bombardier CRJ705 aircraft with seating for 75 passengers. Flights will depart Denver at 7:55 a.m. year-round, with a second departure at 2:55 p.m. in the summer. Flights will arrive in Denver from Vancouver at 6:25 p.m. year-round, and a second arrival at 2:20 p.m. in the summer.

Air Canada also operates nonstop service from Denver to the carrier’s hubs in Toronto and Montreal.

About Air Canada

Air Canada is Canada’s largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents. Canada’s flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2015 served more than 41 million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 54 in the United States and 87 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world’s most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,321 airports in 192 countries. Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax. For more information, please visit: www.aircanada.com, follow @AirCanada on Twitter and join Air Canada on Facebook.


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