Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
AC's International Offering  
User currently offlineLH477 From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 584 posts, RR: 5
Posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 1639 times:

It seems that Air Canada's covers more int'l routes than most US carriers, if not more then any other US carrier. The only populated continent it does not fly to is Africa. Can anyone validate this? I am sure a fellow a.netter has
this information easily available.

Thanks,

Amish.






Come on you gunners......!!!!!
5 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineFraT From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 1107 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 1459 times:

Well it's true that the only continent they're not flying to is Africa, but otherwise their route system is thin. In Europe they're only flying to LHR, FRA. CDG and MUC year round and AMS seasonal. Every US Major flying to Europe serves more destinations.
Same goes for Asia and South America. They are flying there but only to the most important cities (which is OK in my opinion). Other North American carriers have a much bigger network.


User currently offlineOlympus69 From Canada, joined Jun 2002, 1737 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 1416 times:

This sounds highly improbable to me Amish. The only way their number of international routes can be made to look impressive is by including the very large number of trans-border flights - including those of AC Jazz.

User currently offlineAccargo From Canada, joined Sep 2004, 610 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1417 times:

Other North American carriers have a much bigger network.

Which ones? I am sure that some US carriers serve destinations AC doesn't serve, but do all offer service to South Pacific (SYD), Asia (HKG, ICN, NRT, KIX, PEK, DEL), Europe (LHR, FRA, CDG, seasonal service to GLA, MAN, AMS, MUC, ZRH, daily to FCO starting Jun05), Mideast (TLV), South America (BOG, SCL, LIM, GRU, CCS), Central America And Carribbean (KIN, MBJ, BDA, BGI, MEX, POS, ANU, HAV, NAS) on their own metal? I would think it's about even when you break down each carrier and compare to AC's routes.


User currently offlineLymanm From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 1138 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 1259 times:

Jack of all trades, master of none.

Though, they do have better access to LHR than any other US carrier.



buhh bye
User currently offlineFraT From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 1107 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 1202 times:

CO has a lot more destination than AC in Europe, South and Central America. They also serve Asia and Australia. Most of them are daily and year round compared to AC.
It is true that AC isn't focused to one continent like some US carriers (AA-South/Central America, NW-Asia). The big advantage for AC is their membership in Star Alliance which gives them access to so many markets so they don't need to fly there with their own metal.


Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
AC International Flights At YUL posted Wed Jun 22 2005 01:10:24 by AC7E7
AC International Summer Sked posted Tue Feb 17 2004 22:49:41 by FLYYUL
Help! AC International Destinations. posted Sun Jun 25 2000 04:03:24 by Dellatorre
AC Ranked 3rd In International PAX Among N.A posted Sun Nov 6 2005 17:11:46 by AirCanada014
AC Considers International Low-cost posted Thu May 16 2002 01:37:13 by Jiml1126
Oxford International? posted Mon Mar 19 2007 23:08:06 by DHHornet
AC YYZ Rant posted Mon Mar 19 2007 22:21:50 by BA747YYZ
AC Jazz Emergency Landing At YVR posted Sat Mar 17 2007 03:28:49 by Amritpal
AC To Close YXX posted Fri Mar 16 2007 21:21:56 by YVR1968
UK International Airlines posted Fri Mar 16 2007 11:58:51 by BDRules