Air Canada on June 17, 2016 launched daily Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner service on its Vancouver-Newark route. The carrier’s Dreamliners offer the choice of three cabins of service including its new Business Class – Transcontinental option
With the introduction of 787-8 Dreamliner service on the Newark-Vancouver route, Air Canada Business Class – Continental is now available on three Canada-U.S. transborder routes including select Los Angeles-Toronto and San Francisco-Toronto flights.
Also on June 17, 2016, Air Canada flight AC061 departed for Seoul, South Korea, inaugurating the carrier’s 10th new international route in the past month.
Since May 19, Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge have between them started seven new non-stop routes to Europe and one each to Asia, Africa and Australia as part of the airline’s international expansion. In addition, Air Canada has also launched 11 new U.S. transborder routes since the start of May.
This summer, Air Canada has launched new international services between Vancouver-Brisbane, Vancouver-Dublin, Toronto-Glasgow, Toronto-Budapest, Toronto-London-Gatwick, Toronto-Prague, Toronto-Warsaw, Toronto-Seoul, Montreal-Casablanca, and Montreal-Lyon, with Vancouver-Delhi to launch this fall. Last year, Air Canada launched new international services between Toronto-Delhi, Toronto-Amsterdam, Toronto-Dubai, Montreal-Venice, Montreal-Mexico City and Vancouver-Osaka.
Copyright Photo: Air Canada Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner C-GHPQ (msn 35257) YYZ (TMK Photography). Image: 923292.