Update as of 09JUN16 – Air Canada W16 International Service Changes

Air Canada in recent weeks further updated planned winter 2016/17 International operations, effective 30OCT16. As of 09JUN16, latest update as follow. Note the effective dates/periods is based on Canada departure.

Montreal – Frankfurt 01DEC16 – 28FEB17 400-seater 777-300ER replaces A330-300
Toronto – Amsterdam Airbus A330-300 replaces 767-300ER during following period: 02DEC16 – 18JAN17, 17FEB17 – 24MAR17
Toronto – Copenhagen Airbus A330-300 replaces 767-300ER during following period: 01DEC16 – 17JAN17, 16FEB17 – 23MAR17
Toronto – London Heathrow Revised operational aircraft for winter season since last reported update as follow:
AC868/859 787-8
AC856/869 787-8 (instead of 777-300ER)
AC848/857 777-300ER
AC858/849 777-200LR

Toronto – Munich Boeing 777-300ER replaced by following aircraft:
19JAN17 – 15FEB17 A330-300
01MAR17 – 25MAR17 Boeing 777-200LR

Toronto – Rome
Boeing 767-300ER in W15 replaced by A330-300, 3 weekly. Service operates with 787-8 from 03MAR17 to 24MAR17
Toronto – Zurich A330-300 replaces 767-300ER in winter season (Previous plan: 787-8)

Reported on Airlineroute yesterday, Air Canada is introducing 3-class A330-300 aircraft gradually from Feb 2017, pending on re-configuration project timeframe.

Previously reported changes:
Calgary – Frankfurt Boeing 787-9 replaces A330-300, daily service
Calgary – London Heathrow Boeing 787-8 replaces 767-300ER, daily service
Montreal – Geneva 04NOV16 – 01DEC16 Boeing 767-300ER replaces A330-300
Montreal – Lyon Operation during winter is scheduled 4 times a week with Boeing 767
Montreal – Montego Bay A330-300 operates on 12NOV16 and 19NOV16, replacing A319
Montreal – Rome Seasonal service to be resumed from 25FEB17, initially 3 weekly with A330-300 (767 for the week of 25FEB17)
Toronto – Delhi
 eff 18OCT16 Increase from 4 to 6 weekly, daily from 30OCT16. Service operates with 787-9
Toronto – Dubai 400-seater Boeing 777-300ER replaces 787-9, 3 weekly
Toronto – Frankfurt AC876/877 operated by 787-9, replacing 777-200LR
Toronto – Istanbul Ataturk Boeing 787-8 replaces 767-300ER, 3 weekly during winter season
Toronto – Paris CDG Boeing 787-9 replaces -8, daily service
Toronto – Sao Paulo Guarulhos eff 01DEC16 Boeing 787-8 replaces 767-300ER, daily service
Toronto – Seoul Incheon Service operates 4 weekly in winter season with 787-8
Toronto – Tokyo Haneda Daily service during winter season operates with 777-300ER, replaces 787-9
Vancouver – Brisbane Boeing 787-9 replaces -8, daily service
Vancouver – Delhi eff 20OCT16 NEW seasonal 3 weekly flights with 787-9
Vancouver – London Heathrow 04NOV16 – 30NOV16 400-seater 777-300ER replacing 450-seater, daily service
Vancouver – Seoul Incheon Boeing 787-9 replaces -8, daily service
Vancouver – Shanghai Pu Dong Boeing 787-9 replaces -8, daily service
Vancouver – Tokyo Narita Boeing 787-9 replaces -8, daily service (Certain dates in Feb 2017 operates with 777-300ER)