Air Canada is the only airline to fly daily and nonstop between Sydney and Vancouver, continuing onwards to Toronto, same flight number, same plane. Air Canada is the fastest, most convenient and the most comfortable way to travel between Australia and Canada. Air Canada's modern B777-200LR aircraft is the spacious alternative to transpacific travel, complimented by the refreshing Canadian hospitality for which our award winning service is renowned.
Air Canada has major hubs in three Canadian cities (Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver). Its extensive global network provides scheduled passenger service directly to 59 Canadian cities, 56 destinations in the United States and 63 cities in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico and South America. Air Canada and its regional partners operate approximately 1,530 scheduled flights each day on average. Together with its Star Alliance partner airlines (www.staralliance.com), Air Canada offers service to 1,290 airports in 189 countries and provides reciprocal top tier frequent flyer benefits.
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New fleet and on-board features
In July 2009, Air Canada received delivery of its 18th Boeing 777 aircraft concluding the first phase of its international fleet renewal. Deliveries of the first of 37 Boeing 787 aircraft are planned to commence in 2014. In addition, Air Canada completed its fleet-wide refurbishment program to offer a consistent on-board product on every refurbished aircraft. Concurrently, Air Canada became the first North American carrier to introduce lie-flat beds in all business class cabins across its refurbished international fleet.
Air Canada aircraft feature all new seats, industry-leading seat-back personal entertainment systems with hundreds of hours of movies, shorts, documentaries, TV programs and music available on demand, as well as standard 110V electrical outlets and USB ports at arm's reach for all customers. Air Canada operates one of the youngest, most fuel-efficient fleets of any North American legacy carrier.
Double the movies at your seat
Our Air Canada enRoute In-flight Entertainment system has been created to make your flight as enjoyable and relaxing as possible. We have doubled the movies and increased our TV content to create one of the best on-board entertainment experiences available anywhere!
Beginning with a touch-screen TV at your seat, choose from over 600 hours of on-demand entertainment including movies, TV shows, music albums, satellite radio, the choice is yours.
As of May 2012, we have doubled our in-flight movie programming bringing our selection at up to 150 movies: from 31 to 63 movies on flights within North America and from 72 to 150 movies on international flights
Air Canada offers a growing array of services for smart phone users from its mobile platform mobile.aircanada.com. In 2009, Air Canada became the first North American airline to release apps for Apple iPhone and BlackBerry smart phones. Since November 2010, customers can purchase mobile upgrades and pay service fees using the apps mobile+ function. The apps also provide access to Air Canada Vacations and Air Canada Cargo services. Since September 2011, customers can book flights using Air Canada's app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Stay tuned for an Air Canada Android app, coming soon to mobile.aircanada.com.
In 2011, Air Canada was ranked 'Best International Airline in North America' in a worldwide survey of more than 18 million airline passengers conducted by independent research firm Skytrax for its 2011 World Airline Awards. Also in 2011, readers of Global Traveler magazine voted Air Canada "Best Airline in North America." and readers of Business Traveler voted Air Canada "Best North American Airline for International Travel" and "Best In-Flight Services in North America." In the Ipsos Reid Business Traveller Survey, Air Canada was named "Canada's Favourite Airline for Business Travel." Air Canada was preferred by 73 per cent of Canadian business travellers surveyed for 2011, the third consecutive year of improvement in Air Canada's ratings in the national survey.
FLYING WITH AIR CANADA
Executive First (International)
On your next international trip, relax in the privacy of our Executive First Suites*, with the added comfort of a fully flat bed.
Designed to provide you with your own personal space that's ideal for a good night's sleep, each Executive First Suite* reclines into a fully flat bed at the touch of a button. Armed with a comfy pillow and duvet and fully equipped with all the latest in-flight amenities, you'll arrive at your destination completely refreshed and ready to start your day.
Each Executive First Suite is equipped with enhanced features, amenities and priority services including personal 12 inch touch-screen TV with 600 hours of top rated entertainment, fine dining accompanies by a selection of premium wines, spirits and beers, Maple Leaf Lounge access and Concierge Agent.
Economy Class (International)
On your next international trip, experience hours of comfort and entertainment with our new economy seats*, featuring the following enhanced features including personal 8.9 inch touch-screen TV with 600 hours of top rated entertainment and complimentary hot meals accompanied by a selection of wines and spirits.
Maple Leaf Lounge
Each of our 20 award-winning Maple Leaf Lounges-located at all major airports across Canada and at key international locations-provides a private, serene escape from thebustle of airport activity, offering an unrivalled level of service in a cosy, comfortable setting with clean architectural lines, warm natural colours, and breathtaking views.
Our industry-leading business centres are equipped with all the technological features and amenities to let you hit the ground running, from wireless Internet access and secure PC workstations. Enjoy exclusive access to our Maple Leaf Lounges on your next trip when you purchase a qualifying fare or show proof of a qualifying membership.
Air Canada Super Elite members and Executive First customers can enjoy exclusive dedicated service from the moment you check-in at Sydney and in 20 airports around the world from more than 150 carefully selected Concierge Agents. Our Concierge Agents are available to assist you with travel and airport related matters, special requests, such as hotel or restaurant reservations and additional support if ever your travel plans are disrupted.
Air Canada's loyalty program, Aeroplan (www.aeroplan.com), is Canada's most popular with more than four million active members who earn Miles and privileges towards reward travel on Air Canada and its Star Alliance partners. Air Canada's Top Tier frequent flyer program entitles qualifying members to receive exclusive benefits such as complimentary upgrades and Maple Leaf Lounge access, priority airport and reservations services, and Star Alliance gold and silver status that are recognized by Air Canada's partner airlines world-wide.