Air Canada announced recently, via press release, the addition of daily flights between Toronto-Pearson and Tokyo-Haneda (Tokyo International Airport) beginning July 1, 2014 using the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, making it the only non-stop flight between Canada and Tokyo-Haneda. It will also be the first daytime Tokyo-Haneda from North America and the debut of Air Canada's Dreamliner.
"Air Canada is very pleased to offer customers, especially business travelers to Japan, the option of flying to Tokyo-Haneda airport aboard our new 787 Dreamliner. Located less than 30 minutes by monorail from Tokyo's central business district, Tokyo-Haneda is Japan's busiest airport and is popular with travelers going into the city. Moreover, with North America's only daytime flight to Tokyo-Haneda, the schedule is convenient for those who want to maximize productivity during their trip. It will also further strengthen ourToronto global hub, whose easy connection processes and shorter elapsed flying times make it ideal for travelers to and from the U.S. north-east," said Ben Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Air Canada.
According to the announcement Air Canada will begin taking delivery of 37 Boeing 787 Dreamliners in spring 2014. The plane offers a new style of flying with contemporary décor and three cabins of service, International Business with 180-degree lie-flat pod seating, Premium Economy and Economy. Passengers will also have a large selecton of in-flight entertainment on enhanced-definition, seat-back touch screens along with power outlets and USB ports available for all customers.
For more information go to 787.aircanada.com. For full details and avirtual tour of the aircraft and its cabin amenities. Tickets for Toronto-Tokyo-Haneda go on sale starting December 10, 2013 with service beginning July 1, 2014.
Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline offering flights to more than 175 destinations on five continents. It also provides scheduled passenger service directly to 60 Canadian cities, 49 destinations in the United States and 67 cities in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico and South America.
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