Air Canada Fleet

Dec 12, 2011
Air Canada Fleet
  • This Wiki page provides information about the aircraft fleet of Air Canada and Air Canada Express (operated by regional partners of Air Canada). Air Canada and its partners operate a fleet of 362 aircraft comprised of 15 different aircraft types (as of 12 December 2011). The type of aircraft your flight is operating on is noted on your itinerary using the aircraft code, which is listed after the aircraft name below.


    Air Canada(top)

    Boeing 777-300ER (77W)
    A key airplane on high-capacity routes, the 777-300ER is the largest aircraft operated by Air Canada. It has a maximum passenger capacity of 42 in Executive First and 307 in Economy. The Executive First area of the aircraft also contains a bar between the two seating sections where passengers can get drinks and snacks anytime during the flight. There are currently 12 of these aircraft in the Air Canada fleet. For further information please visit the following pages:

    Seating recommendations: SeatGuru
    General aircraft information: Wikipedia
    Air Canada aircraft page: Air Canada Fleet Information

    Boeing 777-200LR (77L)
    The 777-200LR has the longest range of the Air Canada fleet and is utilized on ultra long-haul routes. It has a maximum passenger capacity of 42 in Executive First and 228 in Economy. The Executive First area of the aircraft also contains a bar between the two seating sections where passengers can get drinks and snacks anytime during the flight. There are currently 6 of these aircraft in the Air Canada fleet. For further information please visit the following pages:

    Seating recommendations: SeatGuru
    General aircraft information: Wikipedia
    Air Canada aircraft page: Air Canada Fleet Information

    Airbus A330-300 (333)
    The A330-300 is a medium capacity, long-haul aircraft that Air Canada primarily uses on transatlantic flights. It has a maximum passenger capacity of 37 in Executive First and 228 in Economy. There are currently 8 of these aircraft in the Air Canada fleet. For further information please visit the following pages:

    Seating recommendations: SeatGuru
    General aircraft information: Wikipedia
    Air Canada aircraft page: Air Canada Fleet Information

    Boeing 767-300ER (763) - XM Configuration
    The 767-300ER is a medium capacity, long haul aircraft that is the backbone of Air Canada's long-haul fleet, with more in operating than there rest of the long-haul fleet combined. Depending on configuration it has a maximum passenger capacity of 24 or 25 in Executive First and 187 or 166 in Economy. There are currently 27 of these aircraft in the Air Canada fleet. For further information please visit the following pages:

    Seating recommendations: SeatGuru
    General aircraft information: Wikipedia
    Air Canada aircraft page: Air Canada Fleet Information

    Boeing 767-300ER (763) - Original/High Capacity Configuration
    Air Canada also operates 3 767-300ER aircraft in a high capacity configuration on routes which are heavily populated by tourists. These are generally Hawaiian routes in the winter and select European routes int eh summer. These aircraft have not received the XM retrofit, and as such do not have individual seat-back televisions or lie-flat seats in Executive class. It has a maximum passenger capacity of 24 in Executive class and 223 in Economy. For further information please visit the following pages:

    Seating recommendations: SeatGuru
    General aircraft information: Wikipedia
    Air Canada aircraft page: Air Canada Fleet Information

    Airbus A321-200 (321)
    The A321-200 has the highest capacity of Air Canada's narrow-body fleet, and is normally assigned to high-volume routes and times such as YVR-YYZ red-eyes. It has a maximum passenger capacity of 20 in Executive class and 154 in Economy. There are currently 10 of these aircraft in the Air Canada fleet. For further information please visit the following pages:

    Seating recommendations: SeatGuru
    General aircraft information: Wikipedia
    Air Canada aircraft page: Air Canada Fleet Information

    Airbus A320-200 (320)
    The A320-200 is the one of the most populous aircraft in the Air Canada fleet, and is in use on all different type of domestic and transborder flights. It has a maximum passenger capacity of 14 in Executive class and 132 in Economy. There are currently 41 of these aircraft in the Air Canada fleet. For further information please visit the following pages:

    Seating recommendations: SeatGuru
    General aircraft information: Wikipedia
    Air Canada aircraft page: Air Canada Fleet Information

    Airbus A319-100 (319) - XM Configuration
    Essentially a shortened A320, the A319-100 is used on lower volume routes, but can be seen on all different type of domestic and transborder flights. Additionally, some of these aircraft have been ETOPS certified for overseas flight so that they can be used on the seasonal YYT-LHR route. It has a maximum passenger capacity of 14 in Executive class and 106 in Economy. There are currently 35 of these aircraft in the Air Canada fleet. For further information please visit the following pages:

    Seating recommendations: SeatGuru
    General aircraft information: Wikipedia
    Air Canada aircraft page: Air Canada Fleet Information

    Airbus A319-100 (319) - Original/High Capacity Configuration
    Air Canada also operates 2 A319-100 aircraft in an economy-only, high capacity configuration on routes which are heavily populated by tourists. It has a maximum passenger capacity of 132 in Economy class. For further information please visit the following pages:

    Seating recommendations: Not yet available
    General aircraft information: Wikipedia
    Air Canada aircraft page: Air Canada Fleet Information

    Embraer 190 (E90)
    The E-series are the newest additions to the Air Canada narrow-body fleet. Unlike the Airbus narrow-body aircraft, the E-series have economy seats in a 2-2 configuration, providing all passengers with either a window or aisle seat. It has a maximum passenger capacity of 9 in Executive class and 84 in Economy. There are currently 45 of these aircraft in the Air Canada fleet. For further information please visit the following pages:

    Seating recommendations: SeatGuru
    General aircraft information: Wikipedia
    Air Canada aircraft page: Air Canada Fleet Information

    Embraer 175 (E75)
    A smaller version of the E90, the E75 is used on low-volume routes which still have demand for an Executive class cabin. It has a maximum passenger capacity of 9 in Executive class and 64 in Economy. There are currently 15 of these aircraft in the Air Canada fleet. For further information please visit the following pages:

    Seating recommendations: SeatGuru
    General aircraft information: Wikipedia
    Air Canada aircraft page: Air Canada Fleet Information

    Air Canada Express(top)

    Bombardier CRJ705 (CRA)
    The CRA are the only aircraft flown by Jazz as AC Express with the XM make-over and Executive class. They are generally found on low-volume domestic and transborder routes that still demand Executive class service. It has a maximum passenger capacity of 10 in Executive class and 65 in Economy. There are currently 16 of these aircraft in the AC Express fleet. For further information please visit the following pages:

    Seating recommendations: SeatGuru
    General aircraft information: Wikipedia
    Air Canada aircraft page: Air Canada Fleet Information

    Bombardier CRJ100/200 (CRJ)
    The CRJ are small all-economy jets operated by Jazz as AC Express. They are generally found on medium-haul low-volume domestic and transborder routes. It has a maximum passenger capacity of 50 in Economy class and has not undergone the XM retrofit. There are currently 45 of these aircraft in the AC Express fleet, and they are slowly being replaced by Q400s. For further information please visit the following pages:

    Seating recommendations: SeatGuru
    General aircraft information: Wikipedia
    Air Canada aircraft page: Air Canada Fleet Information

    Bombardier Q400 (DH4)
    The Q-series is a faster and quieter redesign of Bombardier's previous Dash 8 line of aircraft; the Q400 operated as AC Express is the largest variant in the series. This aircraft has active noise cancelling that reduces some of the noise and vibration commonly associated with turboprops. It is operated in two configurations under the Air Canada Express banner: 5 aircraft with 70 seats by Sky Regional on the YTZ-YUL route and 15 with 74 seats by Jazz on other routes. These aircraft are slowly replacing part of Jazz's CRJ100/200 fleet.

    Seating recommendations: Not yet available
    General aircraft infromation: Wikipedia
    Air Canada aircraft pages: Air Canada Fleet Information

    Bombardier Dash 8-300 (DH3)
    The work-horse of the AC Express fleet, the Dash 8-300 are found on short-haul, low-volume routes operated by Jazz as AC Express It has a maximum passenger capacity of 50 in Economy class and has not undergone the XM retrofit. There are currently 26 of these aircraft in the Jazz fleet. For further information please visit the following pages:

    Seating recommendations: SeatGuru
    General aircraft information: Wikipedia
    Air Canada aircraft page: Air Canada Fleet Information

    Bombardier Dash 8-100 (DH1)
    A smaller version of the Dash 8-300, the Dash 8-100 is used on low-volume regional flights operated by Jazz as AC Express. It has a maximum passenger capacity of 37 in Economy class and has not undergone the XM retrofit. There are currently 34 of these aircraft in the Jazz fleet. For further information please visit the following pages:

    Seating recommendations: SeatGuru
    General aircraft information: Wikipedia
    Air Canada aircraft page: Air Canada Fleet Information

    Beechcraft 1900D (BEH)
    The Beechcraft is a very small turboprop owned and operated by Air Canada regional partners Air Georgian and EVAS Air under the AC Express banner. It has a maximum capacity of 18 in Economy class. There are currently 17 of these aircraft in service, 14 with Air Georgian and 3 with EVAS Air. For further information please visit the following pages:

    Seating recommendations: SeatGuru
    General aircraft information: Wikipedia
    Air Canada aircraft page: Air Canada Fleet Information

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