Air Canada

Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents.

Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world.  Air Canada, together with its Air Canada Express regional partners and Air Canada rouge, provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 Canadian cities, 54 destinations in the United States and 92 cities in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America.

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. Its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Facts & Figures

May 1997 Joined Star Alliance

210 Airports Served

1,500 Daily Departures

365 Aircraft

Calin Rovinescu President and Chief Executive Officer, Air Canada

Image Not Found

Calin Rovinescu was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Canada on April 1, 2009.

Mr. Rovinescu is the Chairman of the Star Alliance Chief Executive Board (CEB), the controlling body of the Alliance with each of the member airlines represented by their respective CEO, a role he was elected to in November, 2012. The CEB provides the overall strategic direction of the Alliance, approves the appropriate funding and votes on the admittance of new member airlines.

He also serves as a Member of the Board of Governors of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), and was Chairman from 2014-2015.

From 2004 until he re-joined Air Canada, Mr. Rovinescu was Co-founder and Principal of Genuity Capital Markets, an independent investment bank.

Mr. Rovinescu first joined Air Canada in 2000 as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy. Prior to 2000, he was the Managing Partner of the law firm Stikeman Elliott in Montreal.

Read On

Full Facts & Figures

Joined Star Alliance May 1997
Airports Served 210
Daily Departures 1,500
Aircraft 365
Frequent Flyer Programme Aeroplan®
Passengers Annually 41 m
Countries Served 56
Hub Airport(s) Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary
Revenue Passenger KM 67.54 bn
Sales Revenue (in US$) 10.85 BUSD
Employees 30,000
Aircraft Types Air Canada - B787-8, B787-9, B777-300, B777-200, B767-300, A330-300, A321-200, A320-200, A319-100, Embraer 190; Air Canada rouge - B767-300, A319-100, A321-200; Air Canada Express - Embraer 175, CRJ 705, CRJ 100/200, Bombardier Dash 8 400/300/100
Updated As Of Nov 2016