London (Heathrow) Terminal 2 Open For Operations

London’s Heathrow International Airport, one of the busiest air hubs in the world, marked a milestone in its revitalization today with the opening of the newly-rebuilt Terminal 2. Passengers onboard United Airlines flight UA 958, arriving from Chicago at 0543 hrs this morning, were the first to utilize the facility, dubbed The Queen’s Terminal in … Continue reading

Air Canada Joins Dreamliner Club

Air Canada has become the latest addition to the Dreamliner club this week with the delivery of its first Boeing 787-8 jet. Registered C-GHPQ, the composite aircraft touched down at the Star Alliance member’s Toronto base following a short delivery flight from Seattle with company employees onboard. Offering 251 seats in a 3-class configuration, the … Continue reading

Air Canada To Boost Brazilian Presence

Air Canada has announced a boost to its South American presence with the addition of a new route to Brazil. From 11 December 2014, the Star Alliance member will launch a non-stop service between Toronto and Rio de Janeiro, complementing its existing daily Toronto – Sao Paolo flight.   Operating thrice weekly, flight AC 098 … Continue reading

Air Canada Reveals Dreamliner Cabins, Routes

Star Alliance member Air Canada is gearing up to welcome the Boeing 787 Dreamliner to its fleet, unveiling the jet’s new international cabin design and seating, together with the first routes it will fly. The airline will take delivery of the first of 37 B787s in the spring of 2014, which will form the backbone … Continue reading

Air Canada Boosts International Flights From Calgary

Air Canada has announced plans to boost 2 key international routes from Calgary next year. The airline is increase frequencies on its Calgary – Tokyo (Narita) route next year and deploy the larger Airbus A330-300 aircraft on the daily Calgary – Frankfurt route, in response to increased travel demand to and from Alberta’s energy center.   5 Times Weekly Calgary – Tokyo … Continue reading