Air Canada has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9, a larger version of the Dreamliner 787-8. First designated routes for the 787-9 are nonstop services from Toronto to Delhi beginning Nov. 1 and to Dubai beginning Nov. 3. The Canadian flag carrier took delivery of its first Dreamliner in May 2014 and will receive a total of 29 new 787-9s by 2019, in addition to eight 787-8 aircraft already in operation. CIT Aerospace chose the GEnx-1B engine to power its four Boeing 787-9s. This ...

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