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 2015, Air Canada together with its Air Canada Express regional partners carried more than 41 million passengers, offering direct passenger service to more than 200 destinations on six continents. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance™, providing the world’s most comprehensive air transportation network.
Air Canada has major hubs in four Canadian cities (Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary). Its extensive global network provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 Canadian destinations, 54 destinations in the United States and 90 in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. From Switzerland Air Canada offers year-round nonstop flights from Zurich to Toronto and from Geneva to Montreal with immediate connections to all Canadian cities and destinations in the US, the Caribbean, Central- and South America.
Air Canada, Air Canada Rouge and its Air Canada Express regional partners operate on average 1,580 scheduled flights each day. Together with its Star Alliance™ partner airlines (www.staralliance.com) Air Canada offers service to 1,321 airports in 192 countries and provides reciprocal top tier frequent flyer benefits. Air Canada enhances its North American domestic and transborder network through capacity purchase agreements with a number of Canadian regional airlines that operate flights on behalf of Air Canada under the Air Canada Express banner. The airlines operating Air Canada Express flights on behalf of Air Canada are: Jazz Aviation LP, Sky Regional Airlines Inc., Air Georgian Ltd. and Exploits Valley Air Services (EVAS).
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.
Air Canada is proud to be the first Canadian airline to offer Wi-Fi access on select North American flights and across all of its 129 narrowbody aircraft. Installation of Gogo® 2Ku satellite technology on the wide-body fleet will begin in Fall 2016, starting with the Boeing 777 fleet. Wi-Fi service is the latest product enhancement following the airline’s introduction of its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner International Business Class and Premium Economy seating across its Boeing 777-300ER and Boeing 777-200LR fleet. Air Canada’s Premium Economy cabin featuring enhanced comfort and amenities is offered on all wide-body aircraft on international flights: Boeing 787 Dreamliners, Boeing 777 300ERs and -200LRs, and Airbus A330-300s (as of 2017).