Business Class - Transcontinental

Just flat-out wonderful

Pursue your dreams in our Business Class - Transcontinental service and the unparalleled comfort of a fully flat bed.

Work, relax or get a good night’s sleep. Each Business Class - Transcontinental seat reclines into a fully flat bed at the touch of a button. Enjoy the oversized pillow and plush duvet and, with all the latest in-flight amenities at your disposal, you’ll arrive at your destination completely refreshed.

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  • 203.2 cm (6' 7") long in lie-flat mode
  • 53 cm (21") wide
  • Adjustable pneumatic cushion allowing for customizable comfort
  • Pneumatic, adjustable headrest with head and neck massage
  • Lumbar support and massage function
  • Large slide-away table
  • State-of-the-art entertainment system with a 45.72 cm (18") touch-screen, a video touch handset and noise-cancelling headphones
  • A single-pin audio jack (if you wish to use your own headphones)
  • Personal access to hundreds of hours of top-rated entertainment
  • Individual power supply for your electronic devices
  • A USB port for charging
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Our Classic Pod is offered on most of our Boeing 777 and all Boeing 767 and Airbus A330 aircraft

  • 191 cm (6’ 3") long in lie-flat mode
  • 53 cm (21") wide
  • Lumbar support and massage function
  • Adjustable head and leg rest)
  • 30 cm (12") touch-screen TV and noise-cancellation headphones
  • A single-pin audio jack (if you wish to use your own headphones)
  • Personal access to hundreds of hours of top-rated entertainment
  • Individual power supply for your electronic devices
  • A USB port for charging
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Enjoy a higher level of luxurious amenities and priority services, like:

Note: Child restraint devices are not permitted in International Business Class.
Some exceptions apply. Contact Air Canada Reservations for details.

When travelling in Air Canada's Business Class cabin, expect a selection of inspired dishes, prepared with the freshest ingredients. The meal service boasts a number of amazing features including a modern and elegant table setting with specially designed crockery and cutlery. For dinner, the business class menu offers a delicious selection of hot and cold cuisine and delectable desserts.

There’s also a choice of fine wine, plus cheese and port to finish your meal. To provide our customers with the best possible service, we continually strive to refresh and enhance our premium offering.

Meals & Beverages

A World of Flavour

Following our after-take-off cocktail service, start your meal with an appetizer, such as a trio of poached Nova Scotia lobster, marinated shrimp, and sautéed scallop.

Next, choose from a selection of entrées like grilled Alberta AAA beef tenderloin with truffle and porcini sauce, potato au gratin, baby carrots and fine green beans or roasted Atlantic salmon with a Pinot Grigio sauce, barley risotto, and a vegetable medley.

Finish with a selection of cheeses and a glass of port followed by a selection of decadent desserts and sliced fresh fruit from our presentation trolley.

A Culinary Journey

In addition to our Canadian-influenced and more traditional offerings, our menus often feature dishes sourced from other traditions such as chicken biryani, Thai green curry and Moroccan tagine.

Travelling to a destination in Asia? The journey begins in flight with route-inspired dishes such as authentic Japanese meals on flights to Tokyo, noodle soups, dim sum, and traditional Chinese and Korean dishes.

Flexible Options

Want to spend a little more time working or sleeping, or just not hungry quite yet? Our Flexible Meal option allows you to enjoy any of the featured main courses, served with warm bread and butter, mixed greens, cheese, crackers, and fruit, shortly after take-off or at any time during the flight.

Meals & Beverages

Expertly Selected Wines

To complement your dining experience, we’ve selected wines from some of the world's top vineyards for you to discover.

Currently onboard:

Champagne Drappier, Carte d'Or Brut (Reims, France); Excellence AOC, Grenache Blanc (France); Azumbre DOC, Verdejo (Spain); Rialto Colli Euganei DOC, Merlot (Italy); Fabre Montmayou Reserva, Malbec (Argentina); Peninsula Ridge VQA, Cabernet Shiraz (Canada); Dow's Port (Portugal)

Learn more about other International Business Class comfort features and services, including special seating, amenity kits and entertainment.

See what’s on the menu

Find out what we’ll be serving on your flight. We’re always coming up with new and exciting dining options that are sure to tempt and delight you.

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It’s more than just savings of up to 40%

Enjoy a duty-free shopping experience in the air or from home before you fly. Our collection of high-quality duty-free products features best-selling fragrances for women and men, designer jewellery and timepieces, skincare and cosmetic essentials, as well as the finest spirits and gourmet snacks.

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Frequently Asked Questions

You may continue to change to an earlier or later flight simply by paying the standard same-day change fees applicable to your ticket. You may also continue to standby for flights offering “Business Class – Transcontinental” provided your ticket allows you to do so.

If you have paid the $315 premium to travel in Business Class – Transcontinental but decide on the day of travel to voluntarily change to a flight offering North America Business Class by using same-day change or same-day airport standby, you will not be refunded.

The number of eUpgrade credits required to travel in Business Class – Transcontinental is the same as is required to travel in North America Business Class.