Air Canada is the biggest complete-service airline company of Canada. It is likewise the greatest company of arranged traveler services in the Canadian market, the Canada-U.S. trans-border market as well as in the global market. Together with its cohabitant Jazz, Canada satisfies the requirements of roughly 32 million consumers annually. It offers direct flights to over 170 locations in 5 continents. Canada is an owner participant of Star Partnership(TM), the world’s most wide-ranging air transportation network.
The precursor of Air Canada was Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA). It started its first flight on September 1, 1937. By 1964, TCA grew to end up being Canada’s nationwide airline and also transformed its name to Canada. The airline company ended up being totally privatized in 1989. In 2000, Canada took control of Canadian Airlines International. At present, Canada is the 13th largest commercial airline worldwide, with roughly 24,700 full time comparable employees. The shares of Canada are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the sign “AC-B. TO”.
In July 2009, Canada acquired the 18th and also final Boeing 777 airplane, which had a particularly made livery from nostrils to tail as an icon of recognition of the role of the airline company as the main Airline of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Wintertimes Video games. With the shipping of this 777-300ER, Canada finished its fleet-wide renewal program. The provider has new seats, industry-leading seat-back personal enjoyment systems with hundreds of hrs of flicks, TELEVISION programs and also music available on as needed, and also basic 110V electrical outlets for all customers. At the very same time as Air Canada got Boeing 777, it additionally presented the first lie-flat beds of any sort of North American provider in business lesson throughout its global fleet. In 2008, Canada obtained its 60th as well as final brand-new Embraer plane, providing a reliable onboard product fleet broad. Air Canada has the youngest, most fuel-efficient fleet of any kind of North American network provider, with an average age of airplane of just 9 years.
Air Canada has a wide-ranging global network, with centerpieces in 4 major Canadian cities (Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver as well as Calgary), providing arranged passenger service straight to 58 Canadian cities, 55 destinations in the United States and also 58 cities in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico and South America. Canada and also its local associate Jazz performs approximately 1,370 scheduled air travels daily typically.