Air Canada Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner arriving at Toronto Lester B. Pearson International Airport overhead en route to runway 23 - Photo by Robson Smith
Air Canada Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner arriving at Toronto Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ) from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) overhead en route to runway 23. This aircraft was delivered to Air Canada in May 2017 and is currently serviced as one of 38 Boeing Dreamliners in their fleet, 29 of which are 787-9 models. On the underbelly of this aircraft, Air Canada's new livery is on full display, now including a retro black design and a new and prominent red Canadian flag (Air Canada's Rondelle) surrounded by the retro black. The engines on this Dream liner are General Electric's GEnx-1B, the most powerful of this engine family, offering quieter and more efficient fan blades. This engine is also used on the Boeing 747-800 and surpassed one million flight hours in 2017 (two years before this capture) on a Cargolux 747-8 freighter. Truly, a different view of this aircraft's belly yields a new appreciation for these modern engines (they're loud — but nowhere near as loud as they used to be). Enjoy!