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Baggage Policy

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Air Canada Express has different baggage rules for carry-on and checked baggage.

Carry-on Baggage

One standard item weighing no more than 10kg plus one personal piece, such as a laptop and bag, small backpack, purse or handbag.

Checked Baggage

Baggage allowance and fees will depend on your route, departure time and flyer status. For economy class passengers booked onto domestic flights are permitted one complimentary bag with a maximum weight of 23 kg.


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Air Canada Express has different opening and closing times depending on the method of check in you select.

Online Check-in

Check-in can be completed online from 24 hours before the flight. The check-in deadline is 45 minutes for domestic flights. Boarding passes can be printed at home, at the airport kiosk or sent to your mobile device. Online check-in can be completed through the Air Canada online check-in page.

Airport Check-in

Check-in at the airport from up to 45 minutes prior to scheduled flight departure time for flights within Canada, and up to 60 minutes before for flights to the US. Airport check-in can be completed by presenting the relevant travel documents at one of the airline check-in counters.

Airline Alliance

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Although Air Canada Express isn't a member of any airline alliance itself, its passengers can benefit from all the perks that Air Canada passengers do through the Star Alliance airline alliance. As many of Air Canada Express' routes are linked to Air Canada itineraries, passengers can enjoy great connectivity with Air Canada and other Star Alliance member flights.

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Destinations that Air Canada Express flies to

The airline flies to many destinations including Calgary, Montreal, Houston, Austin, New Orleans, Whitehorse, Portland, Yellowknife, Thunder Bay, Halifax, St. Johns, Columbus, Seattle, Regina, Winnipeg and several others.

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