Air Canada (AC), founded in 1937 by Canadian Federal government is now the reputed flag carrier and largest airline network in Canada. In 1965, the (TCA)Trans-Canada Airlines was renamed Air Canada and privatized in 1988. The head office of Air Canada is located in Montreal and corporate headquarters in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Today the Air Canada (AC) owns Air Canada Vacations as their subsidiary and aims to connect the world with a vision to build best airline services.
Air Canada flies to around 102 destinations worldwide across Asia, Americas, Europe, and Oceania. Most frequent routes include Honolulu-Sydney, Zürich-Delhi, Brussels-Prague, Lisbon-Madrid, Paris Geneva, Paris-Berlin, Paris-Munich, Frankfurt-Zürich, London Heathrow-Nice and London-Heathrow-Bombay-Singapore.
A traveler to all destinations has the liberty to equip one small bag and a personal article each up to 10 Kg. Additional charges depend on weight and size, a small bag of 23-32 kg from India to Canada can cost you $100 and an additional bag can cost $200 per direction.
Fleet size of Air Canada is 169 (world's 10th largest) and it includes Long-haul fleet Types - Airbus A330, Boeing 777, Boeing 767 and Boeing 787; Short Haul Fleet Types – Airbus A320, A319, A320, A321 and Embraer E190.
Air Canada offers special meals available on flights to Bogota, Caracas and in Business class within North America. A variety of special meals is available including Asian vegetarian meal, baby meal, Diabetic Meal, Low-calorie meal, Muslim meal and many other. Air Canada is blessed with star alliance and invites you to get embraced with Maple Leaf Lounges where you can rejoice yourself with best services. Altitude and Aeroplan are frequent flyer club of Air Canada which impressively rewards frequent flyers.
Air Canada offers preselection of your seats. For reserving of seats, Air Canada offers standard advance seat selection at a cost ranging from $10 TO $40 per one-way segment. If you are traveling within Canada and U.S and the preferred seat starts at $19 on one-way flight segment.
Air Canada offers you online check-in at the airport 24 hours before departure through website or mobile and 12 hours before departure at self-service check-in kiosks and at least 45 minutes before departure.
For international flights, you need to carry your passport, Visa and medical certificate if required. Hand baggage and weight should be according to the flight rules which you will travel. The items, for example, knife, lighter, matchbox, and chemicals, etc. are not permitted to carry for security reasons according to Dangerous Goods Regulations Act (DGR). Check-in should be done least 3hrs. preceding the flight time.