Air Canada in the United States

Air Canada in the United States

Air Canada operates more non-stop flights on more routes between the United States and Canada than any other carrier.

Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 180 destinations on five continents. Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2013 served more than 35 million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 60 Canadian cities, 49 destinations in the United States and 72 cities in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico and South America.

The following are select highlights of Air Canada's extensive network between the United States and Canada:

  • New York: Air Canada, and Air Canada Express (operated by Jazz and Sky Regional) serve three airports in the metropolitan New York area: La Guardia, JFK and Newark with up to 76 non-stop flights per day to and from five Canadian cities: Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal.
  • Chicago: Air Canada and Air Canada Express (operated by Jazz and Sky Regional) operate up to 24 non-stop flights per day to and from Toronto and Montreal.
  • Boston: Air Canada and Air Canada Express (operated by Jazz and Sky Regional) operate up to 36 non-stop flights per day between Boston and Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Halifax.
  • Washington D.C.: Air Canada and Air Canada Express (operated by Jazz and Sky Regional) serve two airports in the capital region: R. Regan and Dulles, with up to 24 non-stop flights per day to and from three Canadian cities: Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.
  • California: Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge serve three airports in California year round - San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego - from four Canadian cities: Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal, Air Canada operates up to 56 non-stop flights per day to California.
  • Florida: Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge serve five airports in Florida year round - Miami, Orlando, Tampa, Fort Myers and Fort Lauderdale (plus an additional two airports in winter - West Palm Beach and Sarasota) - with up to 24 non-stop flights per day in summer and up to 68 non-stop flights per day in winter to and from Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Halifax.

Air Canada extends the reach of its network within the United States by offering customers flights on a codeshare basis with our Star Alliance partner United Continental to more than 60 cities in the U.S. via connecting points, including Chicago, Houston, Newark, Los Angeles, San Francisco and others.

Modern, efficient and convenient gateways between the U.S. and Canada

Air Canada's hubs in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver have all been upgraded to offer our customers safe, easy, connections and a customer-friendly travel experience.

Centralized in a single terminal, Air Canada's Toronto hub is the most convenient gateway to and from the U.S., offering seamless connections for passengers travelling anywhere in our global network. When travelling from the U.S., through the Toronto hub and onwards to Europe or Asia, the seamless connection process means you don’t need to go through customs, pick up your bags or transfer terminals. Simply walk to your next departure gate!

Inflight comfort and entertainment

Air Canada offers over 600 hours of free, on demand entertainment through personal seat-back entertainment systems. Watch movies, TV programming and music on demand, including prior to take-off and while landing, Standard 110V electrical outlets and USB ports are available at arm's reach for all customers.

Air Canada offers access to Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounges exclusively to Air Canada Altitude members and passengers travelling in Business Class.

Making travel simpler begins at

Air Canada offers the convenience of web check-in service. Customers holding an electronic ticket can use Air Canada's online web check-in service to obtain their boarding cards before arriving at the airport. This service is available for flights departing from all major U.S. airports, as well as all flights within Canada and all flights departing from Canada.

At, a growing array of mobile services is available. US customers can now check their flight status in advance of going to the airport and check-in using our mobile check-in, via, and further enhancements are on the way.

Worldwide websites are available in 23 countries and seven languages, offering Air Canada products plus access to localized services in local currencies. There is, of course, a US edition.

The right fare for you

Air Canada's website provides instant access to the largest selection available fares. Air Canada has bundled travel benefits including change flexibility, upgrade eligibility. You’ll earn Aeroplan Miles and Altitude Qualifying Miles on all our award-winning flights. And, you’ll always find our lowest prices, guaranteed at


Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax that ranked Air Canada in a worldwide survey of more than 18 million airline passengers as Best Airline in North America in 2013 for the fourth consecutive year.

Air Canada Altitude

Air Canada Altitude is designed to enhance the travel experiences of our most frequent flyers. Open to world travellers, businesspeople, adventurers, dreamers, doers and curious people like you, Altitude is your ticket to an ever-growing world of experiences. More information on earning and tiers is available at

Star Alliance

Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most comprehensive global airline network. With 26 member airlines, Star Alliance serves 1,269 airports in 193 countries, and provides reciprocal frequent flyer benefits including lounge and priority services. In co-operation with its Star Alliance partners, Air Canada offers customers access to over 1, 000 airport lounges worldwide.