Air Canada is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec and is recognised as one of the world's safest airlines. It provides scheduled and charter air travel and also caters for holiday packages to more than 90 destinations. Air Canada’s main base is Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, but it also has hubs at Toronto Pearson International Airport and at Vancouver International Airport.
There are over 120 scheduled flights per week between the UK and Canada. Cheap flights from Air Canada depart from London Heathrow and fly to Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa, St.John's, Halifax, Calgary and Vancouver.
Regional UK connections to London Heathrow are made possible by Air Canada’s partner airline bmi. Flights depart from Aberdeen, Glasgow, Manchester, Edinburgh, Belfast, Dublin, Leeds/Bradford, Inverness and Teesside airports.
Air Canada has been ranked as Best Airline in North America in an exhaustive worldwide survey of more than 12 million air travellers and has a modern fleet of over 300 aircraft, the majority being Airbus.
London Heathrow check-in is open 2 hours before departure. The boarding gate deadline is 55 minutes before take-off. Online check-in can be completed from 24 hours before your flight.
Air Canada permits a maximum weight of 10kg of hand luggage for all passengers. Economy passengers can check in one item at 23kg. Executive Class and Executive First Class can check in three items up to 32kg each.
Cheap flights from Air Canada provide a variety of seating pitches which can be booked in advance. On international Economy flights the seat pitch varies between 30 and 34 inches.
Frequent Flyer Programme
Air Canada’s generous frequent flyer programme Aeroplan Miles allows passengers to earn points to spend on exclusive premium travel benefits.
Readers of Executive Travel magazine have selected Air Canada as ‘Best Airline for Flights to Canada’ for a third consecutive year. In May 2010, Air Canada was named ‘Best Airline in North America’ in a worldwide survey of more than 17 million air travellers.