Air Canada

Air Canada

Air Canada is Canada’s largest full-service airline and the largest provider of scheduled passenger services in the Canadian market, the Canada-U.S. transborder market and in the international market to and from Canada. In 2008, Air Canada together with its regional partner Jazz carried approximately 33 million passengers, providing direct passenger service to more than 170 destinations on five continents. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance™, providing the world's most comprehensive air transportation network.

Air Canada's predecessor, Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) inaugurated its first flight on September 1, 1937. The 50-minute flight aboard a Lockheed L-10A carried two passengers and mail between Vancouver and Seattle. By 1964, TCA had grown to become Canada's national airline; it changed its name to Air Canada. The airline became fully privatized in 1989. In 2000, Air Canada acquired Canadian Airlines International. Today, Air Canada is the 13th largest commercial airline in the world, with approximately 24,700 full-time equivalent employees. Air Canada actively supports charitable organizations through its Community Investments program, Kids' Horizons. ( Air Canada shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol “AC-B.TO”.

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Office Address

Air Canada
P.O. Box 14,000
Dorval, Québec, Canada H4Y1H4
Phone: +514-422-6644
Fax: +514-422-0296



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