AIR CANADA REVEALS NEW LONG-HAUL CABIN
Air Canada has unveiled its new international cabin, two days after receiving delivery of its first 787 Dreamliner. The carrier’s 787s and converted 777 aircraft will features three cabins — International Business Class, Premium Economy and Economy.
Each cabin will contain ergonomic seating, touchscreen in-flight entertainment, power outlets and USB ports.
International Business class cabin is laid out in a 1-2-1 configuration, and features fully-flat seats and, on the Dreamliner, will contain 20 Executive Pods with an “adjustable pneumatic cushion system” and 18-inch screens on the IFE system. The 787’s Premium Economy is 21 seats in a 2-3-2 configuration while Economy has 210 slimline seats in a 3-3-3 configuration.
Air Canada will take delivery of 37 Dreamliners by the end of 2019, 15 of which will be 787-8s and the remaining 22 787-9s. Initially, the 787s are flying domestic routes. The airline then says it will add them to the Tokyo Haneda service in July.
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