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The 30 largest airports and airlines in Canada

Further information is provided on the 30 biggest airports in Canada. At Lester B. Pearson International Airport alone, 46 airlines operate and serve flights to and from 147 destinations.

Out of the 15 airlines of the country we have listed biggest 12. Air Canada is leading here with a total of 222 flight destinations.

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The 30 biggest airports in Canada

Freight volume

In 2020, a total of 2.31 billion ton-kilometers (= total mass transported in tons multiplied by kilometers traveled) of cargo was moved by air in Canada. Lester B. Pearson International Airport alone accounted for around 416,966 metric tons.

The biggest airlines based in Canada

The largest airline in the country with scheduled passenger traffic and in terms of fleet size is Air Canada. In 2021, it carried 13.19 million passengers. It currently has a fleet of 353 aircrafts. The main airlines for civil passenger traffic in Canada are:

IATANameCallsignFleet sizeDestinations
ACAir CanadaAir Canada353222
QKAir Canada JazzJazz11689
WRWestJet EncoreEncore4737
PBPAL AirlinesProvincial4522
RVAir Canada RougeRouge3951
7FCanadian NorthArctic3328
TSAir TransatAir Transat3164
WGSunwing AirlinesSunwing3073
F8Flair AirlinesFlair2935
PDPorter AirlinesPorter2923
8PPacific Coastal AirlinesPasco2716

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