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User currently offline16A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (16 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1516 times:

This summer I took my wife to CYVR for her birthday. We rode 2T(canada 3000) and were very impressed. US airlines could learn alot from this classy operation. Our PANC-CYVR trip was much less expensive than the KSEA run and we were treated well! The food was great and the pilots and FAs very pro. We hope they will keep serving the great land. Anyone know the history and vision of this awesome outfit?

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User currently offlineAC_A340 From Canada, joined Sep 1999, 2251 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (16 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 1416 times:

Its a Chrter airline operating A330's A320's and 757's.

User currently offlineTriStar From Belgium, joined Oct 1999, 848 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (16 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 1403 times:

You can look at info on them on their homepage www.canada3000.com - I didn't see any "history" section, though.

I've been told they used to be affiliated with Air 2000, and that's also where the name stems from. I think the connection with Air 2000 broke off a while ago, but they decided to keep the name, anyway.

That's about all I know about them. And that they're a charter company, indeed. I've seen them in BRU and a few airports in the UK.

Hope it helps a bit.


User currently offlineMikola From United States of America, joined May 1999, 64 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (16 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1383 times:

I have flown on C3K 2 times to Toronto from St. Pete, FL and I have loved each trip. All i know about the airline is from their website and from what was said here previously. A little cramped, but I think the fact that I was travelling to my favourite place made it so much more enjoyable. I know, I know, you shouldn't judge the flight by the landing, but each time landing on 6R in YYZ... the pilots got applauded. That was interesting. Looking forward to flying with them again, even tho some canadian buddies told me that they are horrid. *shrug* some ppl dont enjoy the flying experience i guess. tra la.

User currently offlineHawaiian717 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 3241 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (16 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1375 times:

I was once told that seating on Canada 3000 is tight, but after flying Air Canada and seeing the amount of leg room on their 767-200s, I can't help but wonder if what Canada 3000 uses is comperable to what those of us used to the likes of Delta and the other US airlines would expect.

User currently offlineChrisA330 From Canada, joined Oct 1999, 663 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (16 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1373 times:

I have to agree - the legroom is tight. I flew a CM 757 YYZ-AMS and YYZ-YVR and the legroom is limited. Their new A330's a better . I recently flew an AA Fokker 100 - YYZ-LGA and I noticed quite a bit more legroom. But you get what you pay for.

User currently offlineCharles802 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 380 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (16 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1371 times:

The A330s have a 32 inch seat pitch.

AA 100s have a 31 inch seat pitch (38 in First)

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