Air Canada S18 Long-haul changes as of 13NOV17

Air Canada in recent week filed additional adjustment to its long-haul operation for summer 2018 season, effective 01MAY18. Planned mainline long-haul service changes as follow.

Calgary – Frankfurt 01MAY18 – 29SEP18 777-200LR replaces 787-9, 1 daily
Montreal – Tel Aviv Revised operational aircraft
02MAY18 – 30MAY18 787-8
03JUN18 – 14OCT18 A330-300 (Previous plan: 787-8)

Toronto – Amsterdam Previously planned A330-300 replaced by following:
01MAY18 – 13OCT18 787-9
14OCT18 – 27OCT18 787-8

Toronto – Copenhagen 787-9 replaces A330-300 during following period: 01MAY18 – 30MAY18, 15SEP18 – 27OCT18. 777-300ER operational period revised to 31MAY18 – 14SEP18, instead of 30MAY18 – 29SEP18
Toronto – Delhi Previously not highlighted, service operates 7 weekly from 16JUN18 to 14SEP18, instead of 6 weekly
Toronto – Frankfurt eff 01MAY18 AC876/877 777-200LR replaces 787-9
Toronto – Munich eff 01MAY18 787-9 replaces A330-300

Previously reported changes:
Montreal – Casablanca eff 01JUN18 Mainline A330-300 service replacing rouge 767
Montreal – Dublin
eff 02JUN18 NEW 4 weekly 737MAX 8 service
Montreal – London Heathrow eff 01MAY18 Boeing 787-9 replaces A330-300/777-300ER (Previous plan: A330 in May, 777 from June)
Montreal – Lyon 03MAY18 – 29MAY18 787-8 replaces A330
Montreal – Reykjavik Keflavik eff 01JUN18 Mainline 737MAX 8 service replaces rouge A319, 3 weekly
Montreal – Tokyo Narita eff 01JUN18 NEW 1 daily 787-8 service
St. John’s NFLD – London Heathrow eff 01MAY18 737MAX 8 replaces A319, 1 daily
Toronto – Buenos Aires Ezeiza eff 01MAY18 3 weekly 787-9 service, replacing 1-stop via Santiago de Chile
Toronto – Reykjavik Keflavik eff 17MAY18 Mainline 737MAX 8 service replaces rouge A319, 4 weekly
Toronto – Santiago de Chile eff 01MAY18 5 weekly 787-9 terminator service as this route no longer extends to Buenos Aires
Toronto – Shannon eff 02JUN18 NEW 4 weekly 737MAX 8 service (Shannon previously served by Air Canada as Toronto – Montreal – Shannon, until December 1979)
Toronto – Tokyo Narita eff 01MAY18 Planned seasonal service in 2018 is CANCELLED
Vancouver – London Heathrow eff 01JUN18 Resumption of seasonal 2nd daily service, suspended in 2017. Service changes from 1 daily 777-300ER to 2 daily 787-9 until 30SEP18 (1 daily each on 01JUN18 from YVR only)
Vancouver – Melbourne eff 01JUN18 Service resumes as year-round flight, 3 weekly 787-9 service
Vancouver – Paris CDG 08JUN18 – 15OCT18 Service resumption, 4 weekly 787-8 service (Previously served during summer season from 1994 to 1997, 3 weekly)
Vancouver – Shanghai Pu Dong eff 24MAR18 400-seater 777-300ER replaces 787-9
Vancouver – Taipei Taoyuan 25MAR18 – 28MAY18 Service reduces from 7 to 5 weekly (5-6 weekly in May), 787-9 service
Vancouver – Zurich 07JUN18 – 14OCT18  Service resumption, 3 weekly 787-8 service (Previously served during summer season in 1997 and 1998, 2 and 1 weekly each, respectively)

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