February 7, 2013
Air Canada to add five new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to mainline fleet
Air Canada will introduce a new International Premium Economy cabin for customers seeking enhanced comfort and service on international flights as it continues to modernize its widebody fleet with the addition of five new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Air Canada’s Premium Economy cabin will be introduced on Air Canada’s Montreal-Paris flights effective July 11 , 2013. Additional routes offering Premium Economy will be added over time as new aircraft enter the carrier’s mainline fleet. Air Canada will expand and modernize its international widebody fleet with the addition of five new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. In addition to two Boeing 777-300ER aircraft previously announced that will be delivered in June and August 2013, Air Canada announced that it will add three new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to be delivered in November and December 2013 and February 2014. With the addition of these five aircraft, Air Canada’s Boeing 777 fleet will consist of 23 aircraft comprising the latest generation of 300ER and 200LR models.