Air Canada fleet

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Air Canada operates a fleet of narrow body and widebody aircraft from Airbus and Boeing making a total fleet of 174 aircraft as of 30th June 2020[1].

Current fleet[edit]

As of July 2020, the Air Canada mainline fleet consists of the following registered aircraft: [1]

Air Canada mainline fleet
Aircraft In service Orders Passengers<[2][3] Notes
S B P E Total
Airbus A220-300 8 37 12 125 137
Airbus A319-100 16 14 106 120 All aircraft to be retired[4]
Three aircraft in Air Canada Jetz (charter) configuration[1][5]
58 58
Airbus A320-200 35 14 132 146 21 aircraft to be retired by end of 2020[4]
Airbus A321-200 15 16 174 190
Airbus A330-300 15 1 32 24 241 297 Remaining aircraft to be delivered in 2020[4]
Currently being reconfigured with the new Boeing 787-style cabin[6][7]
27 21 244 292
30 255 285
Boeing 737 MAX 8 24 26[4] 16 153 169 Deliveries through 2021[4]
Grounded since March 2019[8]
Boeing 777-200LR 6 40 24 236 300
Boeing 777-300ER 19 40 24 336 400
28 24 398 450
Boeing 787-8 8 20 21 214 255
Boeing 787-9 29 30 21 247 298
Total 175 64

Historical fleet[edit]

Aircraft that Air Canada has operated since 1937, but are no longer in the fleet:

Previously operated
Type Total Introduced Retired Notes Refs
Airbus A340-300 13 1995 2008 [11]
Airbus A340-500 2 2004 2007 Disposed to LATAM Brasil [11]
Avro Lancastrian Unknown 1943 1947 [11]
British Aerospace 146-200 Unknown 1990 2005 Operated by Air BC and Air Nova [11]
Boeing 727-200 30 1974 1992 [11]
Boeing 737-200 44 1976 2004 Taken over from merged Canadian Airlines [11]
Boeing 747-100 5 1971 1998 [11]
Boeing 747-200M 3 1975 1999 [11]
Boeing 747-400 4 1990 2004 Taken over from merged Canadian Airlines
Fleet sold to other airlines due to bankruptcy caused by 9/11 attacks.
[11]
Boeing 747-400M 3 1990 2004 Fleet sold to other airlines due to bankruptcy caused by 9/11 attacks. [11]
Boeing 767-200 23 1983 2008 [11]
Boeing 767-300ER 44 1988 2020 25 aircraft operated by Air Canada Rouge
Fleet replaced by Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
[11]
Bombardier CRJ100 26 1994 2002 Transferred to Jazz Aviation
Bristol Freighter Unknown 1953 1955 [11]
Canadair North Star Unknown 1946 1961 [11]
Douglas DC-3 Unknown 1945 1963 [11]
Douglas DC-8 family 43 1960 1983 [11]
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-10 64 1966 1986 [11]
Embraer 175 15 2005 2013 Transferred to Sky Regional Airlines
Embraer 190 45 2005 2020 [11] [12]
Fokker F28 Fellowship Unknown 1986 2004 Operated by Canadian Regional [11]
Lockheed L-1011 TriStar Series Unknown 1973 1996 Fleet replaced by Boeing 767-300ER. [11]
Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation Unknown 1953 1963 [11]
Lockheed Model 10 Electra Unknown 1937 1941 [11]
Lockheed Model 14 Super Electra Unknown 1941 1949 [11]
Lockheed Model 18 Lodestar Unknown 1941 1949 [11]
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-30 Unknown 1967 2002 [11]
Stearman 4-EM Senior Speedmail Unknown 1937 1939 [11]
Vickers Viscount Unknown 1955 1974 [11]
Vickers Vanguard Unknown 1961 1972 [11]

British Aerospace 146-200 and Fokker F28 jet aircraft were operated by regional airline affiliates of Air Canada via code sharing agreements.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Fin Numbers". Air Canada. Retrieved 5 April 2019.
  2. ^ Air Canada/Air Canada Jazz fleet Date accessed: 18 February 2009
  3. ^ Cabin Comfort – Economy Class – North America Date accessed: 4 December 2013
  4. ^ a b c d e "Q1 2020 MDA" (PDF). Air Canada. 4 May 2020. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
  5. ^ "Air Canada Jetz". Retrieved June 5, 2020.
  6. ^ "ST Aerospace Secures Interior Reconfiguration Contract from Air Canada for its A330-300 Fleet". 10 April 2018. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Q1 2018 MDA" (PDF). 30 April 2018.
  8. ^ "Air Canada Responds to Transport Canada's Closure of Canadian Airspace to the Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft". Air Canada (Press release). 29 March 2019. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  9. ^ "PlaneRegister.com – Air Canada historical Airbus A340". Planesregister.com. Archived from the original on 15 July 2011. Retrieved 21 February 2011.
  10. ^ "Air Canada Fleet of A340 (History) – Airfleets aviation". Airfleets.net. Retrieved 21 February 2011.
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab Air Canada Historical Fleet Date accessed: 27 January 2009
  12. ^ https://aircanada.mediaroom.com/2020-05-04-Air-Canada-Reports-First-Quarter-2020-Results