Canada's major airline is Air Canada, providing air transportation nationally and internationally to more than 150 destinations. WestJet offers scheduled service to 33 cities in Canada and the United States, as well as charter operations to more than 20 sunny cities in the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean. Air Transat offers scheduled and chartered service to over 90 destinations in 25 countries.

Smaller airlines such as CanJetFirst Air and Air North also connect you to destinations across the country.

Getting to Canada

Direct flights connect the major cities of the globe with the larger Canadian airports, and frequent connecting flights will help you get to any Canadian destination efficiently.

Direct flights from the US or Mexico whisk you from most major air terminals to many Canadian cities including Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, London, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, Québec City, St. John's and Halifax.

Air travel & Security

For a complete guide to Canada's airlines, visit the Transport Canada Airlines Division website.

Use the CATSA airport search tool to search for Canadian airports from coast to coast.

To learn more about Canadian airport security guidelines, visit the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) website.

For more information on traveling to Canada by air, visit the Transport Canada website.

To learn about visa and passport requirements for visitors to Canada, visit the Visiting Canada section of the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website.