What is Air Canada? - Explained


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1. What is Air Canada?

Air Canada is he flag carrier of Canada and the largest airline based in Canada. Air Canada flies to 222 destinations by a fleet of 191 of aircraft manufactured by Airbus and Boeing. Air Canada operates based in hubs in Calgary, Montreal Trudeau, Toronto Pearson and Vancouver international airports.

Air Canada also owns multiple regional airlines and cargo airlines which takes the total scheduled flights daily which counts more than 1,602 flights. Air Canada is a member of the Star Alliance alliance program which allows passengers and airline to experience benefits from the alliance program.

2. History

Air Canada was founded in 10th April 1937 and the initial name of the airline was Trans-Canada Air Lines and the airline got changed the name into Air Canada in 1st January 1965 as change in managements and other decisions which were raised in the organization.

Air Canada currently traded publicly on the Toronto Stock Exchange and currently headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.