In a major victory for Boeing, Air Canada yesterday placed a fleet replacement/growth order for up to 96 777s and 787s, including two 777-200 freighters should that program be launched. They will replace a fleet of 65 767s, A340s and A330s, including AC's two in-service A340-500s and three A340-600s on order. "Our analysis of these aircraft pointed to overwhelmingly attractive economics," ACE Aviation Holdings Chairman, President and CEO Robert Milton said. "We have estimated the fuel burn ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"AC to boost fleet with 777s, 787s, 777 freighters" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? here.