Air Canada

Canada’s flag carrier and the largest airline in the country, Air Canada is one of the world’s finest airlines offering a range of domestic and international flights. First offering passenger flights in 1937, Air Canada has developed into the world’s tenth-largest passenger airline and is based in Montreal, Quebec. Check out cheap flights to Canada to get the best deal. As well as being a founding member of Star Alliance, the busiest hub for Air Canada is Toronto Pearson International Airport. Employing 30,000 people around the world and with a fleet size of 169 aircraft, Air Canada matches its considerable size with excellent service.

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This information is correct as of January 2017

Why Fly with Air Canada

How to Check in

Air Canada allows passengers to check-in online up to 24 hours before your scheduled departure time. Passengers have the option to receive a printable boarding pass which can either be printed out at home or at a self-service kiosk, or an electronic boarding pass can be used for those looking to save time. Self-service kiosks are available from 12 hours before your flight and allow passengers either to print out a boarding pass or have an electronic boarding pass sent to your device. During the check-in process travelers are able to purchase seats or make any changes or upgrades to your tickets.

Baggage Allowances and Fees

All Air Canada passengers are entitled to free check-in and cabin baggage but allowances vary depending on your fare and destination. Cabin baggage must not exceed 55cm x 40cm x 23cm in size or 10kg in weight, while passengers are also permitted an additional item such as a laptop not exceeding 43cm x 33cm x 16cm or 10kg. Allowances for baggage checked-in varies according to the particulars of your flight. For example, those flying in Economy Class are permitted one item weighing no more than 23kg and maximum linear dimensions of 158cm.


Passengers on Air Canada flights are able to select seats either by checking in online or at the check-in desk at the airport. In addition to this, travelers can also purchase Preferred seats if necessary which provide additional legroom for those wanting to fly in comfort. The Preferred seats also tend to be located at the front of the aircraft for quicker boarding and disembarking and also benefit from early boarding. The price of Preferred seating varies but is cheaper for regional flights and complimentary for many members of Air Canada’s Altitude Elite program.

Booking Fees

Anyone buying Air Canada tickets are not subjected to any hidden booking fees.

On Board Service

A range of food, beverages and snacks are available on Air Canada flights. Economy Class fares for flights over 90 minutes can enjoy the onboard café, while meals can be ordered by all passengers on flights offering meal service. Air Canada offer a tasty selection of meals on flights providing meal service as well as nourishing snacks and drinks on shorter flights.

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