British Airways today announced it is debuting its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft with an inaugural round-trip flight between London and Toronto on September 1. The flight will touch-down at Lester B Pearson Airport at approximately 2:55 pm local time and will depart the same evening around 7:20 pm, marking the first long-haul service for the airline’s new fleet.
The new aircraft accommodates 214 passengers, 35 in Club World (business class), 25 in World Traveler Plus (premium economy) and 154 in World Traveler (economy). The Boeing 787-8 is a mid-size, dual aisle, twin engine jet manufactured by Boeing, the American aerospace company. The aircraft uses 20% less fuel than similar sized commercial jets.