Economy Basic

New Economy Basic: Air Canada’s lowest fare

Our new Economy Basic is a restricted fare that lets you enjoy the comfort and amenities of our Economy Class cabin at our lowest price.

Now available on select routes and flights within Canada, Economy Basic offers you:

Economy Basic
  • Complimentary carry-on baggage
  • A personal 22.6 cm (8.9”) touch-screen TV
  • Hundreds of hours of top-rated entertainment
  • In-seat power for your laptop and a single-pin audio jack for your headset
  • Delicious snacks, drinks and meals for purchase


See if Economy Basic is right for you by comparing it to Tango:

Economy Basic
Economy Basic
Lowest price – fewer options
Economy Tango
Great price – more flexibility
Changes / Cancellations
No flight changes, no cancellations Change or cancel your flight for a fee
No refund after 24 hours, no credit for future travel No refund after 24 hours, get a credit for future travel
Miles earned
No Aeroplan® Miles/Altitude Qualifying Miles Up to 50% Aeroplan Miles/Altitude Qualifying Miles1
No access Access


Still not sure?

Compare all our fares. Read the complete fare rules of Economy Basic.

1Earn 25% Aeroplan Miles/Altitude Qualifying Miles on flights within Canada and up to 50% on flights between Canada and the U.S

Air Canada Altitude:

Air Canada AltitudeTM members will continue to enjoy their privileges, based on their Altitude status, when travelling on an Economy Basic fare. eUpgrades will not be permitted on this fare.

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