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Air Canada

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Headquarters Montréal, QC
Founded 1937 (as Trans-Canada Air Lines)[1]
Fleet size 170 (June 2020)
Number of routes 178+
Website
www.aircanada.com
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Air Canada is the primary aviation provider in Canada. It has provided service since 1937, originally named Trans-Canada Air Lines, and has its headquarters located in Montréal, Québec. Trans-Canada Air Lines was renamed to the present Air Canada brand in 1964.

Subsidiaries

  • Defunct
    • Air Canada Alliance - Provided service to smaller airports in eastern Canada.
    • Air Canada Jazz - Provided service to smaller airports from major hubs.
      • Air BC - Regional service in western Canada and United States.
      • Air Nova - Regional service in eastern Canada and United States.
      • Air Ontario - Regional service in Ontario, Québec and eastern United States.
    • Air Canada Tango - Economy/no-frills based service to Canadian and North American vacation destinations.
    • Zip - No-frills service with operations based in western Canada.

Fleet

Current Roster

Model Thumbnail Year Delivered Manufacturer Model Number Engines Seating Notes
Air Canada A320-200 Air Canada 212-C-FFWN-a.jpg 1990-2003 Airbus A320-200 CFM56-5A1 or CFM56-5B4 20 Business, 120 Economy
  • Phasing out starting 2019.
Air Canada A330-300 AirCanada 934 C-GFUR-a.JPG 1999-2001 Airbus A330-300 Rolls Royce Trent 772B 29 Business, 21 Premium Economy, 244 Economy Originally configured: 42 executive, 232 economy
Air Canada A321-200 Air Canada C-GITY-b.jpg 2001-2002 Airbus A321-200 CFM CFM56-5B3/P 20 Business, 154 Economy
Air Canada 777-300ER Air Canada 739 C-FRAM-a.jpg 2007-2009 Boeing 777-300ER General Electric GE90-115B 42 Business, 307 Economy
Air Canada 777-200LR Air Canada 703 C-FIUJ-a.jpg 2007-2008 Boeing 777-200LR General Electric GE90-110B1 42 Business, 228 Economy
Air Canada 777-300ER AirCanada 743 C-FIVW.JPG 2013-2014 Boeing 777-300ER General Electric GE90-115B 36 Business, 24 Premium Economy, 398 Economy
Air Canada 787-8 Air Canada C-GHPQ-a.jpg 2014-2015 Boeing 787-8 General Electric GEnx-1B 20 Business, 21 Premium Economy, 210 Economy
Air Canada A320-200 2015 Airbus A320-200 CFM CFM56-5B4/P 14 Business, 132 Economy Ex-Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium.
Air Canada A321-200 Air Canada C-FGKZ-a.jpg 2015 Airbus A321-200 CFM CFM56-5B3/P/CFMI CFM56-5B1/3 20 Business, 154 Economy Ex-Air France.
Air Canada 787-9 AirCanada 855 C-FVLX-a.JPG 2015-2019 Boeing 787-9 General Electric GEnx-1B 30 Business, 21 Premium Economy, 247 Economy
Air Canada 777-300ER Air Canada C-FKAU-a.jpg 2016 Boeing 777-300ER General Electric GE90-115B 36 Business, 24 Premium Economy, 398 Economy
Air Canada 737 MAX 8 AirCanada 505 C-FSDW-a.JPG 2017-2023 Boeing 737 MAX 8 CFMI LEAP-1B 16 Business, 153 Economy
Air Canada A220-300 AirCanada 115 C-GNGV-a.JPG 2019-2022 Airbus A220-300 Pratt & Whitney PW1500G 12 Business, 125 Economy
Air Canada A330-300 AirCanada 945 C-GKUH-a.JPG 2019-2020 Airbus A330-300 Rolls-Royce Trent 772B-60 30 Business, 255 Economy

Retired Roster

Model Thumbnail Year Delivered Manufacturer Model Number Engines Seating Notes
Air Canada DC-8-43 1960-1961 Douglas DC-8-43 Rolls-Royce RCo.12 Conway 509 Retired in 1977.
Air Canada DC-9-14 1966 Douglas DC-9-14 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7A 91 Retired in 1968-1972.
Air Canada DC-8-61 1967 McDonnell Douglas DC-8-61 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B Retired in 1981-1986.
Air Canada DC-9-32 1967-1974 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7B/JT8D-7A(HK3) 86 Retired in 1969-1998.
Air Canada DC-8-53 1968 McDonnell Douglas DC-8-53 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B Retired in 1982.
Air Canada DC-8-63 1969-1970 McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B Retired in 1983.
Air Canada 747-100 1971-1974 Boeing 747-100 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7 401 Retired in 1998.
Air Canada DC-9-15 1972-1973 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-15 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7B
  • Retired in 1977.
  • Rapid-Change Pax/Cargo configuration.
Air Canada L-1011 1973 Lockheed L-1011-100 Rolls-Royce RB-211-22B 236-363 Retired in 1996.
Air Canada L-1011-500 1973 Lockheed L-1011-500 Rolls-Royce RB-211-524B 212-244 Retired in 1996.
Air Canada 727-200 1974-1982 Boeing 727-200 Advanced Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15 132-144 Retired in 1992.
Air Canada 747-200 Combi 1975 Boeing 747-200 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7J 265 Retired in 1999.
Air Canada 737-200 1976 Boeing 737-200 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9 100 Retired in 2004.
Air Canada 767-200 1982-1995 Boeing 767-200 Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7R4D 24 Business, 183 Economy Retired in 2008.
Air Canada 767-300ER Air Canada C-FCAG-a.jpg 1988-2001 Boeing 767-300ER Pratt & Whitney 4060-2 or General Electric CF6-80C2 24/25 Business, 187/166 Economy Series partially retired/transferred to Air Canada Rouge.
Air Canada 747-400 1990 Boeing 747-400 GE CF6- 80C2B1F 421 Retired in 2003.
Air Canada 747-400 Combi 1990 Boeing 747-400 Pratt & Whitney 4056 42 Business, 253 Economy Retired in 2003.
Air Canada A320-200 Air Canada C-FDRH-a.jpg 1990-2003 Airbus A320-200 CFM56-5A1 or CFM56-5B4 20 Business, 120 Economy Partially retired
Air Canada CRJ-100 1994-1997 Bombardier CRJ-100ER CF34-3A1 50 Economy Transferred to Air Canada Jazz 2002.
Air Canada A340-300 Air Canada A340-300-a.jpg 1995 Airbus A340-300 CFM CFM56-5C4 30 Business, 256 Economy
Air Canada A319-100 Air Canada C-GARG-a.jpg 1996-2003 Airbus A319-100 CFM CFM56-5A1 or CFM56-5B6 14 Business, 106 Economy
Air Canada A340-500 2004 Airbus A340-500 Rolls-Royce Trent 553-61 42 Business, 225 Economy Retired in 2007.
Air Canada Embraer 175 2005 Embraer 175 CF34-8E5A1 9 Business, 64 Economy Transferred to Air Canada Express 2013.
Air Canada Embraer 190 Air Canada C-FLWE-a.jpg 2006 Embraer 190 CF34-10E5A1 9 Business, 84 Economy

Classes

Air Canada has 5 seat classes for their aircraft.[2]

Class Aircraft Notes
International Business
  • Pod-based seating.
  • Alcohol and comfort pack.
  • Hot meal.
  • Entertainment system with USB port.
  • Adjustable head/leg rests, massage function.
  • Priority boarding/security.
Business
  • Domestic/American travel.
  • Alcohol and comfort pack.
  • Hot meal.
  • Entertainment system with USB port.
  • Adjustable head/leg rests.
  • Priority boarding/security.
Premium Economy
  • Alcohol and comfort pack.
  • Hot meal.
  • Entertainment system with USB port.
  • Priority boarding/security.
International Economy
  • Hot meal.
  • Entertainment system with USB port.
Economy
  • Domestic/American travel.
  • Entertainment system with USB port.

Destinations

Destinations listed are served by Air Canada's primary operations only. For flights operated by Air Canada Rouge or Air Canada Express, please check their respectable pages.
Please see Air Canada Destinations.

Flights

Please see Air Canada Flights.

See Also

References

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Airports and Operators
Hubs Calgary International Airport - Toronto Pearson International Airport - Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport - Vancouver International Airport
Focus Cities Halifax Stanfield International Airport - Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport
Subsidiaries Air Canada Express (opb Jazz Aviation LP) - Air Canada Rouge - Air Canada Cargo
Destinations Air Canada - Express - Rouge
Routes
Mainline 1-99 - 100-199 - 200-299 - 300-399 - 400-499 - 500-599 - 600-699 - 700-799 - 800-899 - 900-999 - 1000-1099 - 1100-1199 - 1200-1299 - 1300-1399 - 1400-1499
Rouge 1600-1699 - 1700-1799 - 1800-1899 - 1900-1999
Express 7900-7999 - 8000-8099 - 8100-8199 - 8200-8299 - 8300-8399 - 8400-8499 - 8500-8599 - 8600-8699 - 8700-8799 - 8800-8899 - 8900-8999
Specialty/Cargo 7200-7299 - 7300-7399
Aircraft
Narrow-Body Airbus A320-200 - Airbus A321-200 (2015) - Airbus A321-200 - Airbus A320-200 (2015) - Boeing 737 MAX 8 - Airbus A220-300
Wide-Body Airbus A330-300 - Boeing 777-200LR - Boeing 777-300ER - Boeing 777-300ER (2013) - Boeing 787-8 - Boeing 787-9 - Boeing 777-300ER (2016) - A330-300 (2019)
Historical
Air Georgian Flights 7200-7349 - 7350-7449
EVAS Flights 7750-7799 - 7800-7849
Sky Regional Flights 7450-7549 - 7550-7649 - 7650-7749
Retired Fleet A319-100 - A340-300 - A340-500 - 747-400 - 747-400 Combi - 767-200 - Boeing 767-300ER - CRJ-100 - Embraer 175 - Embraer 190
Airlines of North America
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Air Canada Express
Air Canada Rouge
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WestJet
WestJet Encore
United States
Alaska Airlines
Allegiant Air
American Airlines
American Eagle
Delta Air Lines
Delta Connection
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Southwest Airlines
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United Airlines
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Mexico/Central America/Caribbean
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