Air Canada

Air Canada
Air Canada Information Air Canada Fleets
Air Canada History Air Canada Onboard
Air Canada Jazz Air Canada Incidents and Accidents
Air Canada Destination Air Canada Check-in
Air Canada Baggage Air Canada Code Share
Air Canada Career Air Canada Phone Number

Air Canada Information:

Air Canada
Air Canada IATA
AC
Air Canada ICAO
ACA
Callsign
AIR CANADA
Founded 11 August 1936 as Trans-Canada Airlines
Hubs
  • Calgary International Airport
  • Montréal-Trudeau International Airport
  • Toronto Pearson International Airport
  • Vancouver International Airport
Focus cities
  • Edmonton International Airport
  • Halifax Stanfield International Airport
  • Ottawa International Airport
Frequent flyer program Aeroplan
Member lounge Maple Leaf Lounge
Alliance Star Alliance
Fleet size 334 including Jazz (+39 orders)
Destinations 160
Parent company ACE Aviation Holdings Inc.
Company slogan The freedom to fly your own way.
Headquarters Montreal, Quebec
Key people * David Richardson (Chairman)
* Montie Brewer (President & CEO)

Air Canada History:

Air Canada is a largest airline in United States of America and flag carrier. Air Canada airline is established in the year of 1936. Air Canada main and largest hub is in Toronto Pearson International Airport in Ontario. Air Canada is the biggest 8th passenger airline in fleet size. Airline member of founder is Star Alliance. The total members are around 21 in 1997. Air Canada head quarters are in Montreal, Quebec, since it’s shifted from Winnipeg, Manitoba, in the year 1949. Air Canada company came from publicly traded firm ACE Aviation Holdings; it is the parent company to Air Canada.

The first name of Air Canada is Trans-Canada Airlines; it starts the operations in 1938. In the year 1965, it was changed to Air Canada following government of Canada approval. This company privatized in the year of 1988. 34 millions of the peoples traveled in Air Canada flights in the year of 2006. Air Canada celebrates 70th anniversary in 2006 only.

Now air Canada using air crafts are:
1. Boeing 777
2. Boeing 767
3. airbus A330 (Wide body jetliners on long haul routes)
4. airbus A320 family
5. A319
6. A320
7. A321
8. Embraer E170 and E190 family.
The regional airlines partners are air Canada jazz and air Canada jetz. Air Canada offering vacation packages to the customers over 90 destinations. Air Canada and its regional partners together operate more than 1,500 flights average per a day.

Air Canada Destination:

Air Canada Route Start Date
Air Canada Route Between Toronto – Sydney, NS May 1
Air Canada Route Between Calgary – San Diego May 15
Air Canada Route Between Montreal – Geneva June 1
Air Canada Route Between Calgary – London, ON June 1
Air Canada Route Between Calgary – Whitehorse June 1
Air Canada Route Between Calgary – Portland June 15
Air Canada Route Between Montreal – Rome-Fiumicino June 20
Air Canada Route Between Montreal – Fort-de-France July 4

Air Canada Jazz:

Air Canada Jazz Fleet Aircraft Total Passengers
(Executive*/Economy)
Air Canada Jazz Fleet - Bombardier CRJ 100ER 24 50
Air Canada Jazz Fleet - Bombardier CRJ 200ER 33 50
Air Canada Jazz Fleet - Bombardier CRJ 705(CRA) 16 75 (10/65)
Air Canada Jazz Fleet - Bombardier Dash 8 100 34 37
Air Canada Jazz Fleet - Bombardier Dash 8 300 26 50

Air Canada Fleet(Current Flying Air Crafts of Air Canada):

Air Canada Aircraft Total Air Canada Passengers
(Business*/Economy)
Air Canada Routes Air Canada Notes
Air Canada Airbus A319-100 35 120 (14/106) North America
Caribbean
Venezuela
Project XM completed
Air Canada Airbus A320-200 41 146 (14/132) North America
Caribbean
Project XM completed
Air Canada Airbus A321-200 10 174 (20/154) North America
Caribbean
Project XM completed
Air Canada Airbus A330-300 8 274 (42/232)
265 (37/228)
Atlantic
Honolulu
Project XM to be completed by the end of 2009
Air Canada Boeing 767-300ER 30 211 (24/187) Atlantic
Pacific
South America
Middle East
Hawaii
Occasional North American "heavy" flights.
Project XM completed.
Three aircraft will not be refurbished, but will be retired.
Air Canada Boeing 777-200LR 6 270 (42/228) Atlantic: Montreal - Frankfurt
Pacific: Sydney, Hong Kong, Shanghai-Pudong (non-peak), Beijing (non-peak)
Domestic: Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver
South America: São Paulo

Project XM factory fitted
Air Canada Boeing 777-300ER 11
(2 orders)
349 (42/307) Atlantic: Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Frankfurt, London-Heathrow
Pacific: Tokyo-Narita, Hong Kong, Shanghai-Pudong (peak), Beijing (peak)
Domestic: Calgary, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver
South America: São Paulo
Project XM factory fitted
Air Canada Boeing 787-8 (37 orders) tba Atlantic
Pacific
South America
Domestic
Project XM factory fitted
To enter service in 2012
Air Canada Embraer 175 15 73 (9/64) North America Project XM factory fitted
Air Canada Embraer 190 45 93 (9/84) North America
Caribbean
Project XM factory fitted

Air Canada Historical Fleets (Retired Air Crafts of Air Canada):

Air Canada Type Air Canada Used
Air Canada Airbus A340-300 1995-2008
Air Canada Airbus A340-500 2004-2007
Air Canada Avro Lancastrian 1943-1947
Air Canada BAe 146-200 1990-2005
Air Canada Boeing 727-200 1974-1992
Air Canada Boeing 737-200 1976-2004
Air Canada Boeing 747-100 1971-1998
Air Canada Boeing 747-200M (Combi) 1975-1999
Air Canada Boeing 747-400 1990-2003
Air Canada Boeing 747-400M (Combi) 1990-2003
Air Canada Boeing 767-200(ER) 1983-2008
Air Canada Bristol Freighter 1953-1955
Air Canada Canadair North Star 1946-1961
Air Canada Douglas DC-3 1945-1963
Air Canada Douglas DC-8-40 -50 -60 -70 1960-1983
Air Canada McDonnell Douglas DC-9-30 1966-2002
Air Canada McDonnell Douglas DC-10 1971-2001
Air Canada Fokker F28 1986-2004
Air Canada Lockheed Super Constellation 1954-1963
Air Canada Lockheed L-1011 -1 -15 -100 -500 1973-1996
Air Canada Lockheed Model 10 Electra 1937-1941
Air Canada Lockheed Model 14 Super Electra 1941-1949
Air Canada Lockheed Model 18 Lodestar 1941-1949
Air Canada Stearman 1937-1939
Air Canada Vickers Vanguard 1961-1972
Air Canada Vickers Viscount 1955-1974

Air Canada Onboard:

1. Air Canada Executive First Suites (international)
2. Air Canada Executive Class (domestic)
3. Air Canada Economy Class (international)
4. Air Canada Economy Class (domestic).

Air Canada Travel Classes:  Air Canada air crafts are designed with new onboard comforts and entertainment. This service is best and in budget.
Air Canada Cabin Comfort:  Maximum all the features are available in this onboard cabin.
Air Canada Dining:  All the food items are prepared by professional chefs.
Air Canada Entertainment:   With this service, air Canada provides the entertainment like best movies and radio programs to the customers.
Air Canada Duty Free:  It’s means, not self service. Air Canada employees will serve the all ordered items to you.

Air Canada Incidents and Accidents:

Air Canada Accident Date Air Canada Flight number
Air Canada Accident on 29 November 1963 Flight 831
Air Canada Accident on 19 May 1967 n/a
Air Canada Accident on 5 July 1970 Flight 621
Air Canada Accident on 26 June 1978 Flight 189
Air Canada Accident on 2 June 1983 Flight 797
Air Canada Accident on 23 July 1983 Flight 143
Air Canada Accident on 21 June 1973  
Air Canada Accident on 2 June 1982  
Air Canada Accident on 16 December 1997  
Air Canada Accident on 10 August 2006 Flights 849, 865
Air Canada Accident on 20 May 2007 Jazz Flight 8911
Air Canada Accident on 10 January 2008 Flight 190

Air Canada Check-in:

Air Canada has online check in option up to 12 hours before flight departs. For online check-in you must have the internet connection and the print out.
Air Canada offers below services under check-in:

  1.  
    • Change/Select your seat.
    • Standby for an earlier flight.
    • Standby for an upgrade.
  2. Air Canada allows for the check-in at the airport before one hour your flight departure time.
    Half an hour is the cut-off time for your flight departure.
    If you are international travel you have to arrive at airport 2 hours before your flight departure. The cut-off time is one hour.
    You must arrive at boarding gate at least 20 minutes before if you are traveling within Canada or US. If you are traveling out of Canada you have to arrive at boarding gate at least half an hour before flight departure.

 

Recommended Check-in Times for AC Flights:
Flight Service Departure from Narita / Kansai Departure from Canada Departure from USA
International * 2 hours 2 hours -
USA / Transborder - 1 hour and 30 min. -
Canada Domestic - 1 hour 1 hour and 30 min.
Air Canada Boarding Times:
Air Canada Flight Service Boarding Gate Deadline
International (including Mexico and Caribbean) 30 min. before departure
USA / Transborder (between U.S. and Canada) 20 min. before departure
Canada Domestic (within Canada) 20 min. before departure
Air Canada Minimum Connection Time:
From / To Vancouver Toronto
International to Canada 1 hour and 20 min. 1 hour and 15 min.
International to USA 1 hour and 10 min. 1 hour and 25 min.
International to International 1 hour and 20 min. 1 hour and 15 min.
Canada to Canada 40 min. 45 min.
Canada to International 1 hour 1 hour
Canada to USA 1 hour and 10 min. 1 hour and 10 min.
USA to Canada 1 hour and 10 min. 1 hour and 10 min.
USA to International 1 hour and 10 min. 1 hour and 15 min.

Air Canada Baggage:

  Maximum number of bags Maxweight per bag Max linear dimensions per bag
Economy Service
Tango, Tango Plus fares (Canada, USA including Hawaii)

Latitude fares and International travel

Includes Aeroplan economy and Air Miles redemption tickets

Includes Air Canada Vacations (ACV) economy
2 bags 23kg (50lb) 158cm (62in)
Executive Class, Executive First

Includes Aeroplan business and Air Canada Vacations business
3 bags 32kg (70lb) 158cm (62in)
Star Alliance Gold (Economy Class) 3 bags 23kg (50lb) 158cm (62in)
Air Canada Super Elite and Elite
(in any class of service)
3 bags 32kg (70lb) 158cm (62in)
Air Canada Prestige and Star Alliance Silver (when travelling in Economy) 2 bags 23kg (50lb) 158cm (62in)
Infants- with or without a seat travelling in Economy 2 bags + one stroller to be checked in at the gate 23kg (50lb) 158cm (62in)
Infants - without a seat travelling in Executive/Executive First 2 bags + one stroller to be checked in at the gate 23kg (50lb) 158cm (62in)
Infants - occupying a seat in Executive/Executive First Class 3 bags + one stroller to be checked in at the gate 32kg (70lb) 158cm (62in)
Air Canada Carry-On Baggage:

Checked Baggage

  • Checked Baggage Allowance
  • Additional Checked Baggage
  • Sports Equipment
  • Hunting Equipment
  • Musical Instruments
  • Baggage Identification
  • Travelling with your Pet
  • Security Requirements & Dangerous Goods
  • Delayed and damaged baggage
  • Baggage Tracer
  • Limits of Liability

Air Canada Code Share:

  1. Air Canada Code Share With Air New Zealand
  2. Air Canada Code Share With Air One
  3. Air Canada Code Share With ANA
  4. Air Canada Code Share With Asiana Airlines
  5. Air Canada Code Share With Austrian Airlines
  6. Air Canada Code Share With Avianca
  7. Air Canada Code Share With BMI
  8. Air Canada Code Share With EVA Air
  9. Air Canada Code Share With Jet Airways
  10. Air Canada Code Share With LOT Polish Airlines
  11. Air Canada Code Share With Lufthansa
  12. Air Canada Code Share With Scandinavian Airlines System
  13. Air Canada Code Share With Singapore Airlines
  14. Air Canada Code Share With Spanair
  15. Air Canada Code Share With Swiss International Air Lines
  16. Air Canada Code Share With TAM Airlines
  17. Air Canada Code Share With TAP Portugal
  18. Air Canada Code Share With Thai Airways International
  19. Air Canada Code Share With Turkish Airlines
  20. Air Canada Code Share With United Airlines

Air Canada Phone Number:

Address:
Air Canada Centre
7373 Côte Vertu Boulevard West
Saint-Laurent, Quebec H4Y 1H4
Canada
Air Canada phone number: #888-247-2262 .
Telephone: (514) 422-5000
Fax: (514) 422-5909

Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge:

  1. Calgary International Airport
  2. Edmonton International Airport
  3. Halifax Stanfield International Airport
  4. London Heathrow Airport Terminal 3
  5. Los Angeles International Airport
  6. Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
  7. Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport
  8. Charles de Gaulle International Airport
  9. Québec/Jean Lesage International Airport
  10. Regina International Airport
  11. St. John's International Airport
  12. Toronto Pearson International Airport
  13. Vancouver International Airport
  14. Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport

Air Canada Career:

1. Air Canada Careers in Administrative and Profeessional Positions.
2. Air Canada Careers in Pilots.
3. Air Canada Careers in Flight Attendants.
4. Air Canada Careers in Customer Service and Call Center.
5. Air Canada Careers in Building and Facility Maintenance.
6. Air Canada Careers in Airport and Cargo Ground Services.
7. Air Canada Careers in Aircraft Maintenance.
8. Air Canada Careers in Opportunities for Graduates.