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Air Canada

Air Canada

Founded in 1936, Air Canada is the largest Canadian airline, providing services to more than 90 destinations in over 30 countries, including Netherlands, Great Britain and France.

Air Canada's corporate headquarters are located in Montreal, Quebec, while its largest hub is Toronto Pearson International Airport, located in Mississauga, Ontario.

Air Canada had CA$9.7 billion in 2008 in passenger revenues.

Air Canada's emblem is a distinct Maple Leaf painted on the aircraft's rudder in red or orange color.

Detailed Information on Air Canada

Air Canada Fleet

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Air Canada operates a fleet consisting of Airbus A330, Boeing 767, and Boeing 777 jetliners, Airbus A320 family aircraft, including the A319, A320, and A321 variations and Embraer E170/E190 family aircraft on short-haul routes. The Air Canada Jazz fleet consists of Canadair CRJ and De Havilland Dash.

Together with its regional partners, Air Canada operates on average more than 1,370 scheduled flights daily.

Air Canada Lounges

Air Canada's courteous staff is empowered to assist with your travel needs (including seat assignment and check-in) and trained to ensure your comfort before or between flights.

Air Canada's Lounges have been designed to maximize traveler's comfort with clean architectural lines, departure update monitors, and stylish furnishings and fully equipped business centres, including office equipment and wireless internet access. Business centres are available in the following Canadian airports: Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax and St. John's, as well as internationally in Los Angeles, London Heathrow and Paris Charles de Gaulle.

Complementary food and beverages are served during the day.

Check-in Information

While all travelers always have the option of speaking directly with an agent at any of the airports, using one of the following three convenient self-service options offers the quickest, easiest way to check in for your next flight:

  • Airport Check-in
  • Web Check-in
  • Mobile Check-in

Carry-On Baggage

Travelers are will be allowed 2-3 items of checked baggage, not exceeding 23-32 kg per piece and with dimensions (L + W + H) not totaling more than 158 cm. Economy Class baggage allowance varies based on your frequent flyer status.

If you are traveling with an a child under 2 years old you will be allowed 2 additional item of checked baggage, not exceeding 23 kg per piece, with dimensions (L + W + H) not totaling more than 158 cm. For more information on checked baggage allowance, please visit Air Canada's Baggage Allowance Page.

Sports equipment

Sports equipment is generally accepted in the carry-on or checked baggage based on the size and weight of every item. Air Canada invites travelers to pre-register their sports equipment at least 24 hours before the flight by contacting Air Canada Reservations or their travel agent.

However, please note that pre-registering sports equipment does not guarantee that Air Canada will be able to accommodate each item on travelers flight(s). Please reconfirm with the airport check-in agent at time of check-in.

For more information and a complete list of allowed sports items, please visit Air Canada - Sports Equipment website.

Traveling with pets

Air Canada allows traveling with pets in the cabin provided that the pet is small enough to fit and stay comfortably in its carrier under the seat in front of the passenger, or in the baggage compartment (cats and dogs only). Travelers will need to register their pet in advance for travel on the same flight by contacting Air Canada Reservations. Pets that have not been registered in advance will not be accepted at the airport.

For more information on traveling with pets, please visit Air Canada - Traveling with pets website.

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