Canada Airways was founded on January 2, 2005 by J. Francis Jamison as a low-cost, high-frills airline.
J. Francis Jamison founded Canada Airways on January 2, 2005 and opened the airline on November 28, 2005. Jamison worked as the CEO and sole owner until 2007 when the airline was sold to International Airlines Group. Since 2007, the airline has been operating as a la carte airline airline.
A la Carte Services Edit
Canada Airways operates as an A La Carte airline, meaning that the only item included when you purchase your ticket is your seat, everything else including in-flight entertainment, in-flight service (meals, drinks, etc.), advance boarding, etc. is all extra.
Current Destinations Edit
Current Fleet Edit
|Aircraft||Amount Operated||Passenger Capacity||Notes||Entered Service|
|Boeing 757-200||2||45BudgetPlus, 158Budget||To be replaced by Boeing 737-900ER in January 2017 and May 2018||2005|
|Boeing 737-900ER||2||16 BudgetPlus, 156 Budget||2016|
|Boeing 787-8||2||44 BudgetPlus, 144Budget||Replaced some 757-200s||2015|
|Boeing 737-600||1||18BudgetPlus, 101Budget||To be replaced by Boeing 737-900ER in March 2017||2006|
|Boeing 767-300ER||2||28BudgetPlus, 189Budget||2010|
|Boeing 747-8i||2||112BudgetPlus, 262 Budget||2016|
Planned Fleet Edit
|Aircraft||Amount To Be Ordered||Passenger Capacity||Notes||Scheduled To Enter Into Service|
|Boeing 737-900ER||3||16BudgetPlus, 156Budget||To replace Boeing 757-200||2017, 2018 (for 737-600 replacement in 2017)|
|Boeing 747-8||1||112BudgetPlus, 262Budget||For use on long-haul or high-demand routes||June 2017|