Air Canada Logo – Air Canada is the airline ‘s national Canada . Its headquarters is located in the Airport Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport in Montreal , Quebec , Canada . The company, founded on April 10th of 1937 , is one of the founding members of the airline alliance Star Alliance . The airline provides both scheduled and charter air services, carrying passengers and cargo to about 240 destinations. Through its subsidiary Air Canada Vacations offers tour packages to about 90 destinations. The company also provides support services under the name of Air Canada Technical Services (ACTS).
Air Canada uses the Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport in Montreal and Lester B. International Airport Pearson of Toronto as a connection for its flights from the Atlantic, while the Vancouver International Airport is used for the arrival of flights from the Pacific. Meanwhile, the Calgary International Airport and Halifax Stanfield International Airport is used for receiving flights from geographical regions of the Western and Atlantic , respectively.
Among regional partners include Air Canada Air Canada Jazz, Exploits Valley Air Services, Air Georgian, and Central Mountain Air.
On October 19, 2004, Air Canada unveiled a new color scheme for the planes and uniforms. A Boeing 767-300 was painted with blue and silver, while the tail of the plane was carrying a blade known as ‘Frosted Leaf.’ On November 9, 2005, Air Canada entered into an agreement to renew its fleet with Boeing to buy 18 Boeing 777 (10-300ERs, 6-200LR Freighters 2777), and 14 Boeing 787-8 . Also, bought options to buy further 18 Boeing 777s and 46 Boeing 787-8 and -9. December All engines receive 777 GE90-115B , and 787-8, engines will GEnx . 13 Delivery of the first 777 started in March 2007 and the 787 deliveries should begin in 2012. When the 777 and 787 are delivered are phased out all Boeing 767 and A330-300 .
On April 24, 2007, Air Canada announced that it will use half of its options to buy Boeing 787 Dreamliners . The purchase order for the Dreamliners is now 37 and 23 options for 60 aircraft potentially become. This makes Air Canada the largest customer of the Dreamliner in North America and the third worldwide (behind Qantas and All Nippon Airways ). It was also announced that it canceled the purchase of two Boeing 777. In November 2007, Air Canada announced it will lease a Boeing 777 -300ER additional ILFC . The model number 777 in orders totaling 18 (12-300ERs, 6-200LR) with options for 16 more, totaling 34. 15 Air Canada has also taken delivery of 15 Embraer 175 and 45 Embraer 190 . It has options for 60 additional Embraer 190. 16 These aircraft are being used to expand its routes within Canada and the United States. Additionally, some Embraer 190s will replace A319 / A320 .