Air Canada’s Rapidair Service

Air Canada's Rapidair service offers more daily flights between Toronto and Montreal or Ottawa than any other carrier:

  • Hourly departures as early as 5:30 and as late as 00:30
  • Departures every 30 minutes during peak travel times (morning and afternoon)
  • 30 flights every business day between Montreal and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport* (Toronto Island Airport).
  • 46 daily flights between Montreal and Toronto Pearson International

The Rapidair Travel Experience

Air Canada’s Rapidair service features:

  • Free same-day standby for an earlier flight, within the same airport
  • Same-day confirmed changes* for an earlier flight at check-in or at the airport:
    • Free for Business Class, Premium Economy (flexible) and Latitude customers
    • Available for a fee for Premium Economy (lowest), Flex and Standard customers, s well as those travelling on our comfort fare
    • Not available for customers who purchase a Basic fare
  • Conveniently located check-in counters, kiosks, and departure gates
  • Free shuttle bus service between downtown and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport**

*  Same-day confirmed changes for an earlier flight are available between Toronto Pearson International and Billy Bishop Toronto City airports
** Flights between Montreal and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport are operated by Sky Regional.

On flights between Toronto Pearson International and Montreal or Ottawa, you’ll experience the ultimate in in-flight comfort and convenience with our newly refurbished cabin interiors.

  • Personal 8.9-inch touch-screen TV
  • Hundreds of hours of top-rated entertainment
  • Complimentary newspapers, snacks and beverages on board
  • In-seat power for your laptop
  • USB port for game controllers
  • Single-pin audio jack for your own headset

Flights between Montreal and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport* are serviced with quiet, fuel-efficient 70-seat Bombardier Q400  aircraft and feature:

  • Leather seats,
  • 33” to 34” seat pitch for added legroom


Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounges provide a private, serene escape from the bustle of airport activity. They are located close to the security area at Toronto Pearson and Montreal-Trudeau international airports.

All customers will receive complimentary access to the lounge at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport which offers amenities such as a business centre, modern lounge-style seating, beverages, snacks and Wi-Fi service.