Air Canada, founded in 1937, is Canada's largest airline. It boasts a 178-strong fleet which transports passenger and cargo flights to 178 destinations worldwide. This figure includes the routes on offer by the company regional carriers, Air Canada Express, Air Canada Rouge and Air Canada Cargo. The airline boasts the world's 9th largest passenger airline in accordance with their fleet size and is a founding member of the Star Alliance. Together with the routes on offer by their regional carriers, there are more than 1500 flights operated by Air Canada on a daily basis to 46 countries across Asia, Europe, the Americas and Oceania.
Air Canada online check-in is available 24 hours prior to scheduled flight departure during which they can print out their boarding pass. Alternatively, passengers can receive an electronic boarding pass directly on their mobile or print out their boarding pass at the airport with the Self Service Check-in Kiosk.
Travellers on national flights have up to 45 minutes before their flight to check-in, whilst passengers to international destinations may check in up to 1 hour before departure. Finally, for connecting flights passengers must check in 24 hours prior to scheduled flight departure. Those with hand luggage can head directly to airport security whilst those with baggage items to check in must deposit their baggage at the baggage drop off counter before the flight check-in deadline. After the check-in deadline, no baggage will be accepted.
On Air Canada cheap flights, passengers are entitled to one piece of hand luggage weighing up to 10kg with the maximum dimensions of 23 cm x 40 cm x 55 cm including the handle and wheels. In addition to their hand luggage, passengers may also carry on a small personal item including a handbag, backpack, briefcase and camera, etc. Passengers travelling with infants may also carry on one additional article carrying their belongings. Finally, different baggage allowance policies may apply when travelling on flights with other airlines.
Air Canada UK baggage allowance varies in accordance with the class of travel, date of ticket purchase, destination and frequent flyer status. However, in general the item of luggage should not exceed 23kg or measure more than 158cm (height, length and width).
Fees for Economy class passengers flying within Canada:
Fees for Economy class passengers flying from Canada to the U.S:
Fees for Economy class passengers flying to Mexico or the Caribbean:
Some exceptions on baggage fees apply.
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