Air Canada expands 787 Dreamliner service to Vancouver-Newark route


VANCOUVER, Canada – Air Canada today is launching daily 787 Dreamliner service on its Vancouver-Newark route. The carrier’s 787 Dreamliners offer the choice of three cabins of service including its new Business Class – Transcontinental option.

“We look forward to welcoming onboard customers travelling between the New York area and Vancouver, Air Canada’s Pacific hub, and experiencing our 787 Dreamliner service that features our new Business Class – Transcontinental product. Our Newark-Vancouver flights offer easy connections to both our daily 787 Dreamliner flights to Brisbane and our daily non-stop, 777 flights to Sydney,” said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada. “Our aircraft featuring new international products and award-winning service, together with the seamless connections through in-transit preclearance facilities and competitive elapsed travel times, make Air Canada and YVR a preferred trans-Pacific option for travel.”

With the introduction of 787-8 Dreamliner service on the Newark-Vancouver route, Air Canada Business Class – Continental is now available on three Canada-U.S. transborder routes including select Los Angeles-Toronto and San Francisco-Toronto flights.

Air Canada’s state-of-the-art 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft feature 20 International Business Class lie-flat seat suites, 21 Premium Economy and 210 Economy Class seats featuring upgraded in-flight entertainment at every seat throughout the aircraft. With the carrier’s introduction of its new international onboard product standard across its Boeing 777 and 787 fleets, the 777-200LR aircraft operating to Sydney feature the same international onboard product standards across 40 International Business Class suites, 24 Premium Economy and 236 Economy Class seats.

All Air Canada flights provide for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption and, for eligible customers, priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounge access, priority boarding and other benefits.

Flight From To Connects to Departs YVR Arrives
AC549 Newark
19:00 Vancouver
21:45 AC035 – Brisbane (BNE) 23:45 BNE – 07:15
+2 days
AC549 Newark
19:00 Vancouver
21:45 AC033 – Sydney
(SYD) 23:40 SYD – 08:15 +2 days
AC036 Brisbane
10:40 Vancouver
07:15 AC548 – Newark
(EWR) 09:05 EWR – 17:05
AC034 Sydney
10:10 Vancouver
07:30 AC548 – Newark
(EWR) 09:05 EWR – 17:05

This summer, Air Canada has launched new international services between Vancouver-Brisbane, Vancouver-Dublin, Toronto-Glasgow, Toronto-Budapest, Toronto-London-Gatwick, Toronto-Prague, Toronto-Warsaw, Toronto-Seoul, Montreal-Casablanca, and Montreal-Lyon, with Vancouver-Delhi to launch this fall. Last year, Air Canada launched new international services between Toronto-Delhi, Toronto-Amsterdam, Toronto-Dubai, Montreal-Venice, Montreal-Mexico City and Vancouver-Osaka.