Air Canada To Retire 79 Planes Over Pandemic Slowdown

The E190s will depart first, to be replaced by the A220-300.
Credit: Air Canada
Air Canada is speeding up retirement of 79 older jets across its fleet as it digs in for a drawn-out period of low demand owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. The retirements include Air Canada’s Airbus A319-100, Boeing 767-300ER and Embraer E190 fleets. Roughly half the downsizing will be an absolute...
Ben Goldstein

Based in Boston, Ben covers advanced air mobility and is managing editor of Aviation Week Network’s AAM Report.

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