Stories that fly

Time Flies: Star Alliance Shines

Time Flies: Star Alliance Shines

In May 1997, Air Canada became one of five founding members of Star Alliance, the first global airline alliance (represented by the emblematic five-pointed star logo). The network has since grown to include agreements among 27 airlines, offering more than 18,500 combined daily departures and flying our passengers to more than 190 destinations around the […] Continue reading →
Times Flies: Rush Delivery

Times Flies: Rush Delivery

The need to carry Canadians’ mail was an essential reason for Trans-Canada Air Lines’ creation in 1937; airmail remained the backbone of its business throughout the 1940s, including mail flown to Canadian troops stationed overseas. In 1948, TCA helped establish the world’s first national “first-class” airmail service, and by the following year, Canadians were enjoying […] Continue reading →
Time Flies: the Route to Victory

Time Flies: the Route to Victory

Air Canada loves hockey, and we think the feeling is mutual! Six of Canada’s top professional teams have recently chosen to travel exclusively with Air Canada for the next six years – a mark of trust that makes us very proud. Did you know that over 50 years ago, in 1964, we were already the […] Continue reading →
Times Flies: Jet-Setter

Times Flies: Jet-Setter

Canada entered the jet age with the transcontinental maiden flight of Trans-Canada Air Lines’ Douglas DC-8-40, on April 1, 1960. The DC-8s, powered by Rolls-Royce Conway turbofan engines, would go on to set two world speed records for the airline: Montreal to London in 5 hours, 44 minutes, and Ottawa to London in 5 hours, […] Continue reading →
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