Starting June 3, Air Canada Rouge began seasonal service between Toronto and Berlin four times a week aboard Boeing 767-300ER aircraft. Air Canada Rouge will be the only airline offering non-stop service between these two cities.
The Montreal-Beirut route is an elusive prize that Air Canada very much wants to win. Fueled by the lobbying of Montreal’s large Lebanese expatriate and immigrant population, Air Canada has been pursuing the regulatory requirements to begin operating the route, Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinescu said at the IATA AGM in Cancun.
(Source: ATW Daily Jun 5/17)
Air Canada Rouge plans to begin weekly Toronto-Cartagena, Colombia (A319) on December.
(Source: SpeedNews June 7/17)
Two new routes are taking to the skies from our June 7, 2017 YVR Pacific hub. Air Canada began daily non-stop service between Vancouver (YVR)-Taipei (TPE) aboard its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, and Air Canada will be the only Canadian carrier to operate non-stop service to TPE.
Air Canada Rouge operate seasonal service between YVR and London Gatwick (LGW) three times a week aboard its Boeing 767-300ER.
With the addition of LGW, Air Canada will be the only airline flying non-stop flight between YVR-LGW and YVR-LHR during the peak summer travel period.
(Source: Daily June 7/17)
ST Aerospace Subsidiary Wins Air Canada B787 work. ST Aerospace unit VT San Antonio Aerospace has secured a long-term agreement from Air Canada to provide heavy maintenance services to the airline’s B787's.
(Source MRO Network Jun 27/17)