Air Canada is Canada's largest airline and the largest provider of scheduled passenger services in the Canadian market, the Canada-U.S. transborder market and in the international market to and from Canada. In 2018, Air Canada, together with its Air Canada Express regional partners, carried nearly 51 million passengers, offering direct passenger service to nearly 220 destinations on six continents. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance™, providing the world's most comprehensive air.
Air transportation network.Canada’s three hubs, Toronto (YYZ), the primary global hub, Montreal (YUL), a principle gateway to French and other international markets, and Vancouver (YVR), the airline’s premier gateway to Asia Pacific, offer Air Canada customers smooth connections under one roof. When travelling from the U.S. through these hubs and onwards to any international destination, the seamless connection process and quick passport check means passengers never have to wait in customs lines, pick up bags or transfer terminals. Simply walk to the next departure gate!
Air Canada’s extensive global network provides scheduled passenger service directly to 62 airports in Canada, 53 in the United States and 101 in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada, Air Canada Rouge and its Air Canada Express regional partners operate on average 1,550 scheduled flights each day. Together with its Star Alliance™ partner airlines, Air Canada offers service to 1,300 airports in 195 countries and provides reciprocal top tier frequent flyer benefits.
Air Canada Signature Service is an end-to-end premium service with lay-flat seats, access to airport concierge services, expedited check-in and security clearance, priority baggage handling and preferential boarding. Customers also enjoy Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge access and, for eligible customers travelling to international destinations from Toronto Pearson, access to the exclusive Air Canada Signature Suite, a five-star dining experience.
Premium Economy cabin features enhanced comfort and amenities and is offered on all wide-body aircraft on international flights: Boeing 787 Dreamliners, Boeing 777-300ERs and -200LRs, and Airbus A330-300s.
Preferred Seats are offered in the Economy cabin for those who would like extra space between seats (up to 10 cm more), and convenience to board earlier and exit sooner on arrival.
The Air Canada Signature Suite has raised the bar, setting a new standard for premium travel in North America, located in Terminal 1 at Toronto Pearson for select Signature Service customers.
Maple Leaf Lounges complement the pre-flight experience in 24 worldwide locations including London, Paris, Frankfurt, New York (Newark & LaGuardia), Los Angeles and more.
Air Canada Café, the newest offering for premium customers, is now available at Toronto Pearson with a wide selection of specialty beverages to grab & go or to be enjoyed with complimentary Wi-Fi in a relaxed, bistro-type setting.
Air Canada Concierge services at 50 airports worldwide are available to Altitude Super Elite 100K members and Signature Service customers. Concierges are an immediate resource in-person during regular business hours and by phone 24/7 for all travel and airport-related matters, personalized services and priority.
Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax, which also named Air Canada the 2019 Best Airline in North America. In 2018, the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) awarded Air Canada with a Five Star Global Award. Air Canada was named the 2018 Eco-Airline of the Year at the Air Transport World (ATW) 44th Annual Airline Industry Achievement Awards for being the first airline in the world to voluntarily join the World Bank's IMF Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition.