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Air Canada boosts cargo capacity with aircraft overhaul

Air Canada is reconfiguring the cabins of three of its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to give them additional cargo capacity. The first aircraft conversion is complete and is now in service, with the second and third aircraft to be completed shortly. “Bringing critical medical and other vital supplies rapidly to Canada and helping distribute them across […]

Air Canada and Cirque du Soleil announce international partnership

Air Canada and Cirque du Soleil announced today an exclusive partnership designating Air Canada as Official Airline for Big Top and Arena shows for Canada, the U.S., Europe, and select countries around the world. As the most recent major international marketing sponsorship for the airline, the multi-year agreement will see the two brands bringing the world […]

Air Canada Celebrates the Arrival of its First Airbus A220

Canadian-built aircraft unveiled at the airline’s Montreal headquarters First commercial flight departs Montreal for Calgary January 16, offering customers a modern, spacious new cabin interior A220 technology reduces fuel consumption by 20 per cent per seat Air Canada yesterday unveiled the newest member of its fleet, the Airbus A220-300, before employees and special guests at […]

Air Canada to face competition probe in Air Transat acquisition

Air Canada will face a competition probe before the airline can complete its proposed acquisition of Air Transat. Air Transat shareholders overwhelmingly voted last week in favour of the C$720 million deal, which valued the carrier at C$18-a-share. However, Canadian transport minister, Marc Garneau, has now revealed he believes the deal raises issues of public […]

Air Canada Introduces Maple Leaf Lounge Express at Toronto Pearson Airport

Air Canada today unveiled another convenient way for premium customers to work or relax prior to their flight with the Maple Leaf Lounge Express, located in the Toronto Pearson International Airport Terminal 1-transborder departure area. The lounge joins the existing Maple Leaf Lounge as the second premium lounge product available to customers departing to the […]

Air Canada’s Latest Maple Leaf Lounge Opens in New York-LaGuardia Airport’s New Terminal

The first airline lounge to open at LaGuardia’s new Terminal B Eastern Concourse conveniently located post-security, steps from Air Canada gates Air Canada customers travelling at LaGuardia to benefit from new terminal’s enhanced amenities including free Wi-Fi, a family play area, and retail and restaurant shops Second of three Maple Leaf Lounges to open in […]

NTSB releases footage of Air Canada near-collision

In the beginning of July 2017, an Air Canada plane had a near-miss incident at San Francisco airport, when it started landing at the wrong pathway, where four other airplanes were queuing for take-off. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released among other documents the chilling footage showing how close the plane was from a tragedy. […]

Air Canada to Launch Non-Stop Flights from Vancouver to Dallas-Fort Worth

Air Canada new service offers more non-stop travel options, strengthens Vancouver Asia-Pacific hub. Air Canada announced today the introduction of new daily year-round non-stop service between Vancouver and Dallas-Fort Worth beginning February 5, 2017. “Air Canada is pleased to link Vancouver and Dallas-Fort Worth with non-stop flights, complementing our existing service from Toronto. We continue […]