Premium Economy Class

Economy travel like you've never experienced it before

Pamper yourself with Premium Economy* and experience a larger seat, extra legroom, priority airport services. With more routes yet to be announced, you can enjoy Air Canada Premium Economy service on the following routes:

Between… And…
Montreal London-Heathrow (from May 1 to October 1, 2015)
Toronto-Pearson Copenhagen (except between January 31 and March 27, 2015)
London-Heathrow (until April 30, 2015)*
Paris (from December 1, 2014 to March 27, 2015)
Tel Aviv
Tokyo-Narita (starting May 1, 2015)
Zurich (starting May 1, 2015)
Vancouver Beijing (from February 1 to April 30, 2015)
Hong Kong
Seoul (starting March 1, 2015)
Tokyo-Narita (starting December 15, 2014)

* On select flights operated by Boeing 787-8 aircraft

Our Boeing 787 Dreamliner™ aircraft - the newest addition to our fleet - also offers Premium Economy service. In addition to enhanced amenities and priority services, Premium Economy passengers enjoy the latest in state-of-the-art entertainment. Our newest entertainment system features enhanced definition intuitive touch-screen navigation, games, audio books and much more to keep you entertained throughout your flight.

We invite you to learn more about the Boeing 787 Dreamliner™, view photos and take a full virtual tour of the aircraft.

Passengers seated in the Premium Economy cabin enjoy:

Premium Economy
Premium Economy Class on Boeing 787
Premium Economy
Premium Economy Class on Boeing 787
Premium Economy
Premium Economy Class on three-cabin Boeing 777-300
Premium Economy
Premium Economy Class on three-cabin Boeing 777-300

  • Greater recline (17.8 cm/7 in) and a larger seat compared to Economy Class
    • 49.53 cm/19.5 in (between armrests) on Boeing 787-8
    • 50.8 cm/20 in (between armrests) on Boeing 777-300
  • A comfortable 96.5 cm (38 in) seat pitch with ample room to stretch out
  • A next generation entertainment system featuring your own personal touch-screen TV
    • 28 cm (11 in) screen on the Boeing 787-8
    • 26.4 cm (10.4 in) on the Boeing 777-300
  • Hundreds of hours of top-rated on-demand entertainment
  • A single-pin audio jack for your own headset or complimentary earphones, yours to keep after the flight
  • A USB port for charging
  • A complimentary copy of our award winning enRoute magazine and a selection of newspapers
  • In-seat power at every seat
  • Complimentary wine and spirits as well as premium cuisine and a hot towel with every meal service on international flights
  • An adjustable headrest, a comfortable pillow and blanket, as well as your own amenity kit
  • Ambient mood lighting and an individual reading light
  • An increased baggage allowance compared to Economy Class
  • The following priority services: Priority boarding, check-in and baggage handling
Aircraft No. of aircraft No. of seats Seating Configuration Seat Pitch Seat Width Seat Recline
Boeing 787-8 (788) 8 21 2x3x2 96.5 cm
(38 in)
49.5 cm
(19.5 in)
17.8 cm
(7 in)
Boeing 777-300ER (77W) 5 24 2 - 4 - 2 96.5 cm
(38 in)
50.8 cm
(20 in)
20.3 cm
(8 in)

* Premium Economy cabin not exactly as shown on Air Canada rouge.