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Globe and Mail - Aviation Boeing's 'game-changer' touches down in Toronto; The long-delayed new 787 dreamliner ordered by Air Canada is 'spectacular,' airline's CEO says

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Published: 3 Mar 2012

Calin Rovinescu sees the future of his airline taking shape in the form of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, an innovative long-range plane that will be the centrepiece of Air Canada's international strategy.

Calin Rovinescu sees the future of his airline taking shape in the form of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, an innovative long-range plane that will be the centrepiece of Air Canada's international strategy. Karl Moore, a professor at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, also gave the thumbs-up to the Dreamliner's design.

"As someone who's six-foot-three, I think it has great headroom and wonderful comfort," Prof. Moore said, noting that Boeing decided against building a jumbo jet to compete directly against the double-decker Airbus A380. "I think Boeing got this bet right," Prof. Moore said.

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