Air Canada is the flag bearer airline of Canada and offer the single largest service in the country. It is has to its credit the honor of being the largest provider of scheduled domestic flights, as well as those operating between the US and Canada and international flights. Its regional affiliate is Jazz and its flies approximately 33 million passengers a year. This is to more than 170 destinations. The airline is headquartered in Montreal and it operates hubs at the Toronto Pearson International Airport as well as Calgary International and Vancouver International. For the business class jet setting crowd, Jetz is Air Canada’s chartered airline service. You can avail of business-class service if you are handling professional sports teams as well as corporate clients.

There are simple basics associated with an Air Canada flight. Check in for domestic flights should be one hour before and for those to the US around 90 minutes before departure. It is mandatory for all international flights to have at least two hours to check in. For long haul flights such as those to Beijing or Caracas or London Heathrow as well as to Paris and Tel-Aviv, it is best to check in three hours before departure. For those travelling to the Grand Cayman too, the check in stands at two hours.

All carry on baggage permitted on the flight has to be in two bags with the heaviest weight allowed being 10kg. Personal carry on luggage includes briefcases as well as notebooks, camera cases and the like. The size of the case is inclusive of the wheels and handle. The amount of checked in luggage depends on the class you are travelling in. it is therefore advisable for you to check with the airline while booking your tickets. Anything in excess will have to be paid for additionally.

Air Canada flight offers you online check in and reservation of seat. Children below two years of age are allowed to travel for free on the accompanying adult’s lap. This is only in the case of one adult travelling with one child. An additional child, with one adult, irrespective of age will have to purchase a full ticket. Air Canada has an alliance with Star Alliance.