Air Canada

Air Canada Celebrate Delivery of First 787 Dreamliner

Courtesy Boeing SEATTLE, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) delivered the first 787 Dreamliner to Air Canada, the first airline in Canada to fly the Dreamliner Sunday. The airplane, the first of Air Canada’s 37 787s on order for delivery through 2019, departed Paine Field in Everett, Wash. today on its delivery flight to Toronto. Air…

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Air Canada Finalize Order for 61 737 MAXs

Courtesy Boeing SEATTLE, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Air Canada have finalized an order for 61 737 MAX airplanes to lead the airline’s single-aisle fleet renewal plan. The order, valued at $6.5 billion at list prices, consists of 33 737 MAX 8s and 28 737 MAX 9s, as well as 18 options and 30…

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Air Canada A330 Flies Olympic-Scale Milestone on Biofuel

Courtesy Airbus Last week A330 trip from Montreal to London, which carried a number of Canadian athletes for the upcoming 2012 Olympic Games, was powered by a 50/50 mix of regular jet fuel and biofuel derived from recycled cooking oil.  This blend – along with implementation of more efficient pre-flight, taxi, takeoff and flight techniques…

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The “Perfect Flight”

Courtesy Airbus Airbus has made environmental history once again with the first-ever “Perfect Flight” across North America, which successfully combined several company-backed initiatives and procedures for the most eco-efficient air travel possible. As a leading aircraft manufacturer, the company believes flying more efficiently – with incorporation of all best practices available – can reduce a…

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