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Air Canada's inaugural flight to Omaha, Nebraska receiving a water cannon salute. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Matthew Garcia)

First International Carrier Touches Down in Omaha, Nebraska

 Omaha’s Eppley Airfield received its first international service on Tuesday. Air Canada began non-stop service from Toronto to Omaha operating on a Bombardier CRJ200. The new service will run once daily, with increased service this weekend for the Berkshire Hathaway Stockholders meeting. Flight 7410, operated by Air Georgian, departs Toronto at 2:20 p.m. local and arrives in Omaha at 3:50 p.m. local. Flight 7411 departs Omaha at 4:20 p.m. local and arrives back to Toronto at 7:40 p.m. local. “The new…

Airlines Are Resuming Service to Taiwan After More Than 20…

Beginning in April 2018, Air France will resume service between Paris and Taipei to help boost tourism from Taiwan. Many countries are seeing a considerable number of tourism and trade opportunities coming from Taiwan and for this reason, are resuming services to the island nation, with Air Canada being one…

Air Canada Outlines Fleet Overhaul Amid New Aircraft Arrivals

With new aircraft arriving from Boeing and Bombardier, Air Canada and its low-cost subsidiary Air Canada Rouge have announced several changes to their fleets. The expected changes will see modern and more efficient planes replace the current aging aircraft types in their fleets. The aircraft replacement concerns Air Canada’s Embraer…

Air Canada Announces Plans to Retire Embraer 190 Fleet

Air Canada has announced that it will retire its twenty-five Embraer 190 aircraft within the next 18 months. The airline made the announcement as it prepares to take delivery of its new Bombardier CS300 aircraft, which is slated to be delivered late 2019. The Embraer 190s are operated as Air…

Air Canada Debuts New Ad Highlighting Team Canada and the…

Air Canada released a new ad, right after flying 750 members of Team Canada’s Olympic team to PyeongChang. This ad celebrates Team Canada and was featured in the broadcast of the Olympic Opening Ceremony. The ad, “Our Time,” features Team Canada athletes and the different values of Canada that makes…

Air Canada Continues to Increase Its South American Market Share

On Sunday,  Air Canada flight 1942's arrival at Lima's Jorge Chávez International Airport marked the successful launch of Air Canada's non-stop service between Montreal and Lima, Peru, Montreal's first year-round link to the southern hemisphere. The twice-weekly flights will be operated by Air Canada Rouge, Air Canada's low-cost leisure-oriented airline, with 282-seat Boeing 767-300ER aircraft featuring Premium…

Air Canada Announces U.S. Expansion to Three New Destinations

Canadian flag carrier Air Canada has announced six new international routes for its regional division, Air Canada Express, which will be serving three new destinations. The new routes include new service to America cities such as Omaha, San Francisco, Sacramento, Baltimore, Providence, and Pittsburgh. The first of the new service…

Air Canada Uses Virtual Reality to Demonstrate Dreamliner Experience

Air Canada has become the first Canadian airline to use virtual reality to simulate a passenger's experience flying on board the airline’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner. With the technology, users are able to explore all aspects of the aircraft.   "Air Canada is always developing new ways to enhance the customer…

Air Canada Rolls First Boeing 737 Max Out of Paint…

Air Canada rolled its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft out of the paint shop in late October. It's the first Boeing 737 series aircraft for the Canadian airline since it retired its former 737 fleet in 2004. The new aircraft is painted in Air Canada's recently updated livery. The…

New Transatlantic MAX Routes: Air Canada Adds New Flights to…

Montreal-based Air Canada announced on Wednesday the first official routes for their to-be-delivered Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The seasonal flights between the carrier's hubs in Montreal and Toronto and the Irish cities of Dublin and Shannon will begin in July 2018. Though no exact delivery date has been set,…