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

New Fleet Additions For British Airways

British Airways welcomed the newest additions to its fleet recently with the arrival of the Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Both aircraft types are part of an ambitious fleet and product renewal plan for the airline, which also becomes the first European carrier to operate both jets.   Airbus A380 to Los Angeles and … Continue reading

Airlines Suspend Dreamliner Operations

Operators of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner have moved to ground their fleets following an advisory issued by the Federal Aviation Administration pending safety testing of the onboard batteries. A series of incidents involving the aircraft (most recently an emergency landing in Japan) prompted the directive, with Japanese and US operators the first to suspend operations. … Continue reading