Air Canada

Air Canada

  • By Anthony B
  • Airlines
  • 20.09.2016

Air Canada is the largest Canadian airline with over 33 million passengers every year. The Air Canada Airline Company offers a total number of destinations of more than 170 locations that are spread throughout five different continents of the world. For regional travel, there is the Air Canada express program. It also acts as the founding partner of the world’s most comprehensive air transportation network known as Star Alliance. Star Alliance came into existence in 1990’s with 21 airlines in their network.
When it comes to the fleet size, Air Canada has the 9th largest fleet in the whole world and is served as the national airline of the country. The company was first named as Trans-Canada Airlines in 1936 by the government of Canada, but later the name changed to Air Canada in 1965. With the privatization in 1988, the total revenues of the company reached up to an approximate figure of $10 billion.
All the operational aircrafts of Air Canada have an emblem of the iconic maple leaf. The original color of this emblem is mainly red, but for the Air Canada Jazz fleet, the color is orange.

Air Canada Check-in
The check-in methods of Air Canada include four different methods. They include the airport counter check in, which passenger can easily check the flight details on respective airports from the company’s counter. The other method is the advance check in option, in which you can check-in for flight 24 hours earlier through their website. The boarding pass can be printed after the detailed checking at home. Another way to check in is through their electronic kiosk that gives the instant service on a crowded flight day. The Air Canada kiosks are located near the company’s counter, and you can simply check-in even hours before the departure. However, the latest method introduced by the company is mobile check-in procedure in which the passenger can check-in the flight from anywhere and the boarding pass will also be received through their smartphone.

Air Canada Baggage/Luggage Requirements
The Air Canada baggage/luggage requirements vary according to the type of the seating that you have opted for. For the economy class, passengers can carry 2 to 3 checked baggages that must be within 23 to 32 kg in weight. The dimensions should not be greater than 158 cm. For the business and first class passengers, 3 baggages are allowed with 32 kg per piece and the dimensions are same as that of economy class. The baggage allowance and other fees can be checked thoroughly on the website.

Air Canada Seating Choice
Air Canada has 4 different types of seating options for the passengers, which includes economy class, business class (premium economy class), executive class, and executive first class suites and seats. Each class has different type of seating and other facilities. The gap between two seats in economy class is 30-34 inches, for business class the distance is 38 inches, and for executive class, 37 to 39 inches. The suites for executive first class have reclining seats with 180 degree reclining to serve as a bed.