Air Canada said it launched "a new offensive in the North American marketplace" yesterday with the delivery of the first of 35 A319s on order. The carrier will operate its A319s in 112-seat, two-class configuration alongside its 132-seat A320s. President Lamar Durrett said, "Just as our open skies routes between Canada and the U.S. are growing and developing, the A319 is making its entrance. The timing couldn't be better." The carrier will receive about two aircraft per month ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Air Canada Takes First A319, Begins Removing DC-9s".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.