Air Canada

Air Canada Reports Record Revenue But Lower Profit for 2017

Air Canada Reports Record Revenue But Lower Profit for 2017

Air Canada announced financial results for the year 2017.
The carrier reported a net income of $1.142 billion, down from $1.147 billion in 2016.
Operating revenue for the period was $16.252 billion, a record for the airline, up from its 2016 figure of $14.677 billion.
Air Canada saw 19.936 million RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, for 2017, up 9.9% from 17.643 billion in 2016. The carrier’s capacity for the year was 24.191 billion …

Flight Review: Air Canada Business Class New York-LaGuardia – Toronto

For a quick trip to Toronto to experience Canadian culture, I wanted to go Canadian all the way and booked my first-ever flight on Air Canada, which operates multiple daily flights connecting the Big Apple with Canada’s largest city.
Given a surprising lack of traffic en route to LaGuardia, I had time to stop at Air Canada’s Maple Leaf Lounge. The lounge offers great views albeit with a limited selection of …

Air Canada Begins Toronto-Cartagena Route, Plans New Routes to Bucharest, Buenos Aires, Dublin, Lisbon, Tel Aviv for 2018

Air Canada Begins Toronto-Cartagena Route, Plans New Routes to Bucharest, Buenos Aires, Dublin, Lisbon, Tel Aviv for 2018

Air Canada announced the launch of new flights to Cartagena, Colombia from Toronto on December 18.
The carrier will operate the service using Airbus A319-100 aircraft, equipped with 14 seats in business class and 106 seats in economy. Business-class seats are 21.1” wide and have a pitch of 38”-39”.
The route is one of many that are part of the airline’s global expansion this year, having already launched flights from Toronto to …

Air Canada and Air China Expand Partnership

Air Canada and Air China Expand Partnership

Air Canada and Air China announced on Tuesday an expansion of their partnership.
The move coincides with the 2018 Canada-China Year of Tourism and covers codeshares and lounge agreements between the two Star Alliance carriers.
With the codeshare expansion, Air China will place its code on Air Canada’s new daily Montreal-Shanghai flight, as well as on Air Canada’s flights from Vancouver to Victoria, Kelowna, Saskatoon, and Regina.
To celebrate …

Air Canada, British Airways to Offer New Destinations from Toronto Pearson

Air Canada, British Airways to Offer New Destinations from Toronto Pearson

Several airlines including Air Canada and British Airways plan to offer new service from Toronto Pearson International Airport starting next summer.
Air Canada said that it plans to begin service from the airport to Providence, Rhode Island; Omaha, Nebraska; Nanaimo and Kamloops, British Colombia; and Buenos Aires, Argentina. The carrier will also operate new routes to Europe, including flights to Bucharest, Romania; Zagreb, Croatia; Porto, Portugal; and Shannon, Ireland.
British Airways will …

Air Canada to Introduce Multiple New Routes from Toronto, Montreal

Air Canada to Introduce Multiple New Routes from Toronto, Montreal

Air Canada announced that it plans to launch three new domestic seasonal routes next summer, as well as two new flights to the United States. The carrier will begin service from Toronto to both Nanaimo and Kamloops, and from Montreal to Victoria, British Colombia as well as to Baltimore and Pittsburgh in the United States.
Toronto-Nanaimo flights will begin on June 21 and last through October 8. Flights will be operated …

Air Canada to Begin Edmonton-San Francisco Flights

Air Canada to Begin Edmonton-San Francisco Flights

Air Canada announced that it plans to launch new daily service between Edmonton and San Francisco on May 1, 2018.
The route will be operated by Jazz Aviation under the Air Canada Express brand.
Flights are scheduled to depart from Edmonton at 3:10 p.m. and arrive in San Francisco at 6:10 p.m. From San Francisco, flights will depart at 11:50 a.m. and arrive at 3:35 p.m.
Flights will be operated using Bombardier CRJ-705/900 …