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Bringing a World of Wonder to millions worldwide - Air Canada & Cirque du Soleil renew partnership

Air Canada and Cirque du Soleil announced the renewal of their exclusive partnership that will see Air Canada continue as the official airline for Big Top and Arena shows in Canada, the U.S., Europe and Australia through December 2024. The two globally renowned, Quebec-based companies will celebrate bringing Canadian creativity and talent to the world a...

Doubling the 2023 Captain Judy Cameron scholarships - Air Canada &CAE advancing diversity in aviation

Air Canada & CAE  are joining together to advance diversity in aviation doubling the number of 2023 Captain Judy Cameron Scholarships granted to young Canadian women studying to become commercial pilots or maintenance engineers. Up to four aspiring commercial pilots will be invited to join the CAE Women in Flight program as an ambassador. Launched in 2019, the Judy Cameron scholar...

Air Canada orders 15 more A220s for a total of 60 aircraft

Mark Galardo, Senior Vice President, Network Planning and Revenue Management at Air Canada, said: “The A220 has become an important component in the modernization of Air Canada’s fleet and a key part of our narrowbody fleet, thanks to its performance and passenger comfort. Our customers truly enjoy the benefits of the A220, from its quieter cabin, larger overhead bins and comforta...

Air Canada one-day passenger load exceeds 100,000 customers

Air Canada has flown more than 100,000 customers in a single day for the first time since early in the pandemic as passenger loads continue to rebound with customers returning to travel. "We were very pleased to have had 100,701 customers board our planes on April 15, 2022, as travellers steadily return. Clearly there is a pent-up demand for travel that is matched only by our enthusia...

Air Canada orders six Airbus A321XLR to sustainably support network expansion from Canada

Air Canada has confirmed an order with Airbus for six A321XLR aircraft, previously listed as undisclosed in the Airbus order book. With this commitment Air Canada’s A321XLR fleet will comprise 26 aircraft including 20 additional A321XLRs the carrier is acquiring through lessors. “Air Canada is committed to further strengthen its market-leading position, especially through investment...

CAE and Air Canada sign exclusive maintenance training agreement

CAE and Air Canada announced the signing of an exclusive five-year aircraft maintenance training partnership agreement. As a result, CAE is now Air Canada’s embedded Transport Canada Approved Training Organization for Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering.  The agreement includes the development, management and delivery of all of Air Canada’s maintenance and engineering training...

Ready to connect Munich to Toronto - Air Canada

Following the Government of Canada announcement to reopen international borders on September 7th, Air Canada is pleased today to unveil additional details of its planned Munich (MUC) – Toronto (YYZ) schedule. Seats are available for sale through all booking channels including aircanada.com and via travel agencies. The loosening of restrictions enables foreign nationals who...

Air Canada reconfigures passenger cabins of 3 aircraft to transport more vital supplies and necessary cargo

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 the country is imperative...