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Our crossing of the continent on a Boeing 787-9 with Air Canada in 10 photos

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Arrival Airport Vancouver International Airport
Flight Carrier Air Canada
Aircraft B787-9
Cabin Class Business
Cost 50,000 miles
To the point Discover the itinerary of our trip between avgeeks realized in Business and First class on a long weekend! % %

Hello! We are currently in Vancouver for …. a little less than 12 hours.

Milesopedia will soon celebrate its second anniversary and believe it or not we have never flown together. So this three-day weekend seemed ideal to remedy that. And as we are “avgeeks” we didn’t take just any flight. We will detail the why and the how in a future post but our itinerary is the following:

  • Montreal – Toronto in Business Class on Air Canada flight AC497 in Boeing 787-9
  • Toronto – Vancouver in Business Class on Air Canada flight AC101 in Boeing 787-9
  • Vancouver – New York JFK in First Class on Cathay Pacific CX888

We will document in details our flights soon but here is a first overview with 10 pictures of Dreamliner flights to Vancouver.

The Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge in Toronto YYZ at the opening (05:15 AM):

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Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge – Toronto YYZ

Our plane for today between Toronto YYZ and Vancouver YVR: an Air Canada Boeing 787-9, better known as the Dreamliner.

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Air Canada Boeing 787-9

Embarking first, we are able to take pictures of the different cabins: here the Economy Privilege class.

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Air Canada Boeing 787-9 – Premium Economy

Followed by the Economy cabin:

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Air Canada Boeing 787-9 – Economy Class

Back to our seats in business class. A very successful design in our opinion:

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Air Canada Boeing 787-9 – Business Class Seat

The middle seats in business class. Very good for isolation with other passengers. However, it is not so ideal for people traveling together: the middle partition is fixed. This does not prevent you from being able to communicate over it.

The chair is positioned here in bed mode.

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Air Canada Boeing 787-9 – Business Class seat in bed mode

Jean-Maximilien’s headquarters: 1A (between Montreal and Toronto).

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Air Canada Boeing 787-9 – Seat 1A Business Class

Particularly appreciated: the size of the screen (compared to our famous milesopedia coaster… or to what Air France offers on its B777, fortunately gradually replaced by a better cabin)

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Air Canada Boeing 787-9 – Business Class Seat – Screen

A view of the reactor from a tinted window:

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Air Canada Boeing 787-9 – Engine

Your servants comfortably seated in their seats for this Toronto – Vancouver flight. Thanks to the Cabin Manager Michel C. for the picture !

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Air Canada Boeing 787-9 – your business class authors

Bottom line

Two great flights in these 787-9s from Air Canada that live up to their Dreamliner name! At 25,000 Aeroplan miles one way per person to cross the continent in such comfort… a real bargain! The card below, free for the first year, offers this number of Aeroplan miles… … enough to make this little pleasure:

Come to discuss that topic in our Facebook Group!

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