Air Canada to Launch Non-Stop Montreal-Shanghai Flights
First Boeing 787 Dreamliner service from Montreal
MONTREAL, Sept. 23, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced the introduction of daily year-round flights from Montreal to Shanghai, China beginning February 16, 2017. This marks Air Canada's first direct service to China from Montreal as well as the introduction of state-of-the-art Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft on flights departing from Montreal. Tickets will be available for purchase on aircanada.com and through travel agents on September 28, 2016.
|Air Canada Begins Construction on a New Hangar at its Toronto Pearson Global Hub
$90-million state-of-the-art facility will cover an area equal to seven hockey rinks
TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today broke ground on a new $90-million aircraft hangar project at Toronto Pearson Airport that will support the airline's ongoing expansion of its Toronto global hub. Once complete, the new Hangar 5 building will cover an area equal to seven professional hockey rinks and accommodate five aircraft at one time.
Air Canada is the Official Airline of the World Cup of Hockey.
Pratt & Whitney has a 15-year contract with Air Canada to provide PW1500G repair/overhaul for its 75 CS300s on order/option.
Air Canada Jetz launched in September 2001. The fleet consists of Airbus A319 & A320 aircraft configured to 58 Business Class seats to satisfy the travel needs of professional sports teams, entertainment groups and corporate clients.
Pictured is Fin # 403 painted for Irish rockers U2 '360' Tour. Click Here for Jetz page on the AC web site.
JAZZ (Air Canada Express) plans February 5th 2017 to begin daily Vancouver-Dallas/Fort Worth with 75 seat wifi equipped CRJ-705 aircraft. (source SpeedNews Sept. 9/16)