Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Air Canada to Offer Dreamliner Service from Ottawa to London

Air Canada to Offer Dreamliner Service from Ottawa to London

Air Canada will deploy Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft on its non-stop daily service between Ottawa International Airport and London’s Heathrow Airport next spring, the airline said.
The three-cabin Boeing 787 Dreamliners are equipped with 20 fully lie-flat seats in the Signature Class business-class cabin.  The seats are 21” wide and in a 1-2-1 configuration. They extend into beds with an average length of 80”.
The high-tech jet’s Premium Economy cabin has 21 …

WestJet to Offer Dreamliner Service from Calgary to Maui and Toronto to London

WestJet to Offer Dreamliner Service from Calgary to Maui and Toronto to London

Low-cost Canadian carrier WestJet announced additional routes for its new fleet of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.
The Dreamliner made its debut in the airline’s fleet at the end of April with the launch of non-stop service from Calgary to London.
WestJet said it will offer Dreamliner service on its Toronto-London route starting this winter and that it will also add non-stop Dreamliner service between Calgary and Maui.
The high-tech aircraft will replace the …

Air Canada to Launch Vancouver-Auckland, Quito-Toronto, Dreamliner Service on Toronto-Honolulu

Air Canada to Launch Vancouver-Auckland, Quito-Toronto, Dreamliner Service on Toronto-Honolulu

Air Canada announced plans for new seasonal service connecting Vancouver and Auckland, New Zealand, and Quito, Ecuador, and Toronto as well as Dreamliner service between Toronto and Honolulu.
The Montreal-based airline will introduce the Vancouver-Auckland service on December 12. It will run through March 2020.
The airline will operate the quarce-weekly service linking Vancouver International Airport and Auckland Airport using Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft.
Thrice-weekly service between Toronto Pearson International Airport and Aeropuerto …

Royal Air Maroc to Link Casablanca and Boston

Royal Air Maroc to Link Casablanca and Boston

Royal Air Maroc announced plans to operate non-stop flights from Morocco to Boston.
The airline, which recently announced it will join the oneworld alliance, said it will offer thrice-weekly service from Mohammed V International Airport to Boston Logan International Airport starting June 22, 2019.
Royal Air Maroc will operate the flights using Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. The flight from Casablanca to Boston will depart at 5:05 p.m. local time and arrive at …

WestJet Gets its First Dreamliner

WestJet Gets its First Dreamliner

Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet took delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft on Thursday.
The Calgary-based airline will use the high-tech aircraft to open up new routes including the first-ever flight connecting Calgary and Dublin. Other planned routes include flights linking Calgary to both London’s Gatwick Airport and Paris.
WestJet’s Dreamliners will seat 320 passengers in a three-class configuration. The airline will offer a business-class cabin with its first ever fully …

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Boeing Hits Milestone with Delivery of Dreamliner No. 787

Boeing Hits Milestone with Delivery of Dreamliner No. 787

Boeing celebrated the delivery of its 787th Dreamliner aircraft Thursday at the Everett Delivery Center in Washington.
The airplane was delivered to AerCap, an aircraft lessor and major 787 customer, and it will be operated by China Southern, one of China’s “big three” airlines. China Southern already has ten 787-8 and eight 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft in its fleet.
Noting that the airline was the Dreamliner’s launch customer in China, Ihssane Mounir, a …