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Jackie Chan Rings In New Direct Flight From Vancouver To Hong Kong At YVR

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Hong Kong Airlines announced an exciting launch on June 30th of a nonstop, direct service between Vancouver and Hong Kong. Inaugural celebrations included the appearance of the popular action movie star and brand ambassador, Jackie Chan.

Jackie Chan is widely known for his starring roles in a plethora of action packed movies such as Rush Hour and The Karate Kid.

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Crowds gathered in celebration of this highly anticipated new service, as it ushers in a new option that boasts ultimate convenience for Vancouverites who frequent the journey for business and pleasure alike.

Jackie Chan
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“To commemorate our official entry into the North American market, we are thrilled to have renowned Hong Kong-born martial artist, Academy Award-winning Hollywood actor and world traveler Jackie Chan on board the inaugural flight as our Hong Kong Airlines brand ambassador. He offers an opportunity to further establish an East-meets-West, cross-cultural connection for our new customers, and complements our truly Hong Kong brand that bridge our new routes into Western gateways.”

The new service promises to strengthen the vision of connecting Vancouver with the Asian market and achieving  greater economic growth and development. It is expected to generate over 25.2 million GDP for BC and also aid in the creation of over 445 jobs in the tourism industry.

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