VANCOUVER — Air Canada has launched daily 787 Dreamliner service on its Vancouver-Newark route, it was announced June 17. The carrier’s 787 Dreamliners offer three cabin choices, including its new Business Class – Transcontinental option.
“Our Newark-Vancouver flights offer easy connections to both our daily 787 Dreamliner flights to Brisbane and our daily non-stop, 777 flights to Sydney,” said Benjamin Smith, president, passenger airlines at Air Canada.
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.
Air Canada’s 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft feature 20 international business class lie-flat seat suites, 21 premium economy and 210 economy class seats offering upgraded in-flight entertainment at every seat throughout the aircraft.
With the carrier’s introduction of its new international onboard product standard across its Boeing 777 and 787 fleets, the 777-200LR aircraft operating to Sydney feature the same international onboard product standards across 40 international business class suites, 24 premium economy and 236 economy class seats.
All Air Canada flights provide for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption and, for eligible customers, priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounge access and priority boarding.
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.
Air Canada 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, 55 in the United States and 87 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance air transportation network serving 1,321 airports in 193 countries.