Air Canada

Trans-Canada Airlines (TCA for short), the predecessor of Air Canada, operated its first flight in 1937. It was officially renamed Air Canada on January 1, 1964. In the year 2000 it purchased Canadian Airlines International, then the second largest airline in Canada, and became an internationally big airline company.

Nowadays, Air Canada and its affiliated companies provide passenger and cargo transportation services to around 150 destinations and holiday flight services to 90 destinations. By the end of February 2006 it has had a fleet of 329 planes, most of them Airbuses. E-ticket and Online Check-in services are available on most of its routes. Its high-quality service has won many prizes for the company.


The head office of Air Canada is located in Montreal, Quebec. Its transport hubs include Vancouver International Airport (YVR), Toronto Pearson International Airport, Montreal International Airport and Calgary International Airport.

Aircraft types:

Up to July 2008, Air Canada has 35 Airbus A319s, 42 A320s, 10 A321s, 8 A330-300s, 2 A340-300s, 30 Boeing 767-300ERs, 9 Boeing 767-200/200ERs, 15 ERJ-170/ERJ-175s and other big airplanes.

Flights to/from China:

The first plane of Air Canada landed in Hong Kong in 1994. Other destinations in China include Beijing and Shanghai.

Contact Information:

1. Beijing Office
Tel: (+86)10 64682001
Fax: (+86)10 64630576

2. Shanghai Office
Tel: (+86)21 62792999
Fax: (+86)21 62472982

3. Hong Kong Office
Tel: (+852)28678111
Fax: (+852)28684919

4. Canada & US
Reservations: 1-888-247-2262
Hearing Impaired (TTY) Reservations: 1-800-361-8071
Flight Information: 1-888-422-7533

5. Group Reservations
Canada: 1-888-567-4160
USA: 1-800-268-0024


Air Canada is the biggest air carrier which runs the flight routes in Canada, U.S.-Canadian border and international round trip to Canada. Together with its affiliated company JAZZ, it offers passenger and freight service, charter service, ground handling, maintenance and training services. Now its flights reach many cities in Canada and USA and cover Asia, Europe, Middle East, Australia, South America and Caribbean Sea. Totally over 240 terminus and 90 holiday destinations can be reached directly by Air Canada.

Air Canada is the first-class airline in North America. It provides passengers with safest flights in the world. It is always committed to its service tenet: Passengers First, Technical Excellence and Safety Top. Its strict management and responsible attitude make it enjoy great fame in passengers.

Prize and Credit:

In 2007, as a leader in aviation, Air Canada won the Airline Industry Achievement Award which was given by Air Transport World, the leading publication on the subject of global aviation service. In the same year, readers from Business Traveler, awarded it the best business class fly to Canada, and readers from Global Traveler, the famous flight magazine, honored it as the best airway in North America.

- Last modified on Mar. 14, 2022 -
Questions & Answers on Air Canada
Asked by Mr.W. Peterson | Apr. 15, 2011 20:49Reply
We are flying to Beijing from Vancouver may 03 2011, what type of plane will be used?
Answers (1)
Answered by Mr.Bee | Apr. 17, 2011 01:56

Hi, if you take the flight AC029, the operating plane on this route is B767-300F.
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