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Established in 2012, Air Canada Rouge is a low-cost, Canadian airline and a subsidiary of Air Canada. With hubs in three major Canadian cities, Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal, Air Canada Rouge is in the business of getting is passengers to fantastic destinations for less. An affiliate of the Star Alliance airline network, Air Canada Rouge primarily operates flight routes to Europe, the USA, and the Caribbean, but has also expanded its services into Asia from Air Canada Rouge's location in Vancouver.
Before planning your next trip with Air Canada Rouge, make sure to subscribe to Skyscanner's Price Alert and get the best prices on your next Air Canada Rouge flight, and cheap deals with Skyscanner. Air Canada Rouge flies to many destinations around the world, and from the hub at Toronto-Pearson International Airport, in Toronto Canada, here are some current domestic and international flight routes that Air Canada Rouge flies:
Air Canada Rouge North American Destinations
Air Canada Rouge International Destinations:
Air Canada Rouge travels to fantastic leisure destinations all over the world, with flights to Asia, Africa, Europe, the Caribbean, South and Central America, Mexico, and the USA. As such, Air Canada Rouge is able to be located in many major airports around the world. Here are 10 major airports where you will find Air Canada Rouge and the corresponding airport terminal that you'll find the airline in.
Air Canada Rouge currently uses both Airbus and Boeing model aircraft in their fleet. The Airbus models they employ are the A319-100 and the A321-200. The Boeing model they employ is the 767-300ER. There are currently 49 active aircraft in the Air Canada Rouge fleet with one on order for the future.
Loyalty Programs, Discounts and Miles Promotions
Passengers of Air Canada Rouge can expect the same great loyalty program as Air Canada passengers--Altitude, which currently works in conjunction with Aeroplan miles. Aeroplan gives passengers the ability to earn rewards miles on their flights and also with select retailers, ensuring that points add up quickly with Aeroplan. Points can then be redeemed for award flights, upgrades, merchandise and other bonuses. At the same time as earning Aeroplan miles, passengers also gain Altitude Qualifying Miles (on qualifying flights), which collect to move you up the Altitude tiers. Altitude tier benefits start at Prestige 25K and collect all the way up to Super Elite 100k. The more tier miles you collect, the more you benefit--with bonuses like extra luggage allotment, seat upgrades and more. Altitude members can also look forward to earning Altitude Qualifying Miles with select Air Canada Rouge partners, including hotels, car rental companies, with the purchase of exclusive vacation packages and lots more.
There are changes coming to Air Canada Rouge's frequent flier program as Air Canada is in the middle of transitioning to a new loyalty program which will replace the current Aeroplan program. This new program will be wholly owned and operated by Air Canada as the current system is owned by an independent company. During the switch, passengers don't have to worry about their current Altitude privileges or Star Alliance recognition, as the new program has taken those programs into consideration. This shift to a new program will afford passengers more control over how they spend their points, which means better options for you on your next vacation.
How to Check In, Seat Assignment, Leg Room and Other Fees
With Air Canada Rouge check-in, choice is the name of the game. Passengers are able to check-in on the web, with their mobile phone application, at the airport with an agent, or at an airport self-serve kiosk, which means you get to choose where and when you check-in. If you decide to use the web or your mobile phone to check in, be sure to have access to a printer as you will need to print your boarding pass, or you can have a copy sent to your mobile phone and use a digital boarding pass at the airport. Passengers are also able to grab a physical copy of their boarding pass at the self-serve kiosks located at the airport. Make sure you check prior to your flight whether you're able to check-in through the web or with your mobile phone as not all departure destinations are able to check-in remotely.
When checking in, passengers can choose to choose from regular seats, or passengers are able to select from Premium Rouge (for a fee), which includes roomier seats that can recline further than the standard options and have up to 7 inches of extra legroom. Passengers are able to choose their seats during check-in, designate their checked baggage amounts, request any upgrades, have a boarding pass sent to their phone and much more. However, any passengers traveling with specialty items, pets, or children should check in at the airport with a flight attendant.
Baggage Allowance and Fees
On Air Canada Rouge, all passengers, regardless of their ticket class, are able to bring on 1 piece of hand baggage with them in addition to 1 personal item (such as a purse or laptop). Hand baggage (termed standard article by Air Canada Rouge) must be smaller than 55 x 40 x 23cm (wheels included) and personal items must be smaller than 43cm x 16 x 33cm.
Passengers with checked baggage on Air Canada Rouge flights pay a fee depending on their ticketing class, whether they have airline status with Air Canada Rouge or another airline, and also depending on the departure and arrival route. Fees also increase depending on how many pieces of luggage you are bringing with you, but the fees range from $25 to $28.75 CAD/USD for the first bag and $35 to $40.25 CAD/USD for the second. For international travel, the first checked bag is free and if you would like to purchase a second bag, the fees range depending on your route from $35 to $100 CAD/USD. You will be charged in the currency used at your departure airport. Maximum weight for economy baggage is 23kg and the maximum dimensions are 158cm (L+W+H). Passengers who upgrade to Premium Rouge fares are able to bring two checked bags for free, weighing up to 32kg each.
Excess baggage fees also depend on your route and for domestic flights, Air Canada Rouge charges between $100 to $225 CAD/USD per bag and $225 CAD/USD for international flights. Bags that are over 24kg (except Premium Rouge) are charged an overweight fee that is at least $100 CAD/USD. Any bags that are over 32kg will not be accepted as checked baggage onto the aircraft. Baggage that is oversized will also be charged a fee of at least $100 CAD/USD and any bags that are over 292cm (combined length + width + height) will not be accepted as checked baggage onto the aircraft.
Service On Board: In-flight Entertainment and Meals
Air Canada Rouge offers great in-flight entertainment through the Air Canada Application--all to your favorite wireless electronic device. From movies to TV shows, Air Canada Rouge has hours of entertainment, all streamed from your personal device. But if you forgot your electronics at home, no problem! Air Canada Rouge has a number of iPads available for rental ($10 CAD).
Air Canada Rouge offers complimentary hot meals, beverages (non-alcoholic), and snacks for all passengers flying to Europe, South America, Africa or Asia. For domestic routes within Canada, the USA, and sun destinations, they offer foods for purchase including snacks, an assortment of hot and cold meals, and alcoholic beverages--but pop, juice, tea, and water is free during your flight. Premium Rouge passengers are also given complimentary food and drink options, regardless of their flight destination or length.
On some flights, Air Canada Rouge offers meal vouchers that can be purchased up to 24 hours prior to your departure that will save passengers up to 50% on food items. On certain flights, individuals with dietary restrictions are able to order specialized meals ahead of time (for a fee). Contact Air Canada Rouge at least 24 hours prior to your departure to ensure that you have the meal you need during your flight.
Child Fares/Fees, Minor Service Guidelines
For flights within Canada on Air Canada Rouge, children who have not yet reached 2 years of age are able to fly for free on their parent or guardian's lap. If you're flying between the USA and Canada, then taxes will be applicable for the child's flight. Only one child is permitted per guardian, so any adult traveling with more than one child under 2 will have to purchase a second seat for the second child (at full price). If your child is travelling internationally on your lap, then the child's fee is 10% of the accompanying adult fare, however, if you are flying with more than one child on an international flight, the second child will be charged a reduced child's fare for their seat on the flight.
It is the parent's responsibility to provide an approved child safety seat for their child during the flight if they are occupying their own seat and cannot sit independently. All child safety seats must comply with Transport Canada regulations.
Air Canada Rouge shares the same airline policies concerning travel with pets as its parent company, Air Canada. Small, domesticated cats and dogs are able to fly in the cabin of Air Canada Rouge and are expected to stay in their carrier, under the seat in front of you, for the entirety of the flight. Pets that are being carried on as hand baggage count towards your baggage allowance. The maximum dimensions of your pet carrier when traveling on Air Canada Rouge depend on whether the carrier is hard or soft-sided. The maximum dimensions for hard-sided carriers are 23 x 40 x 55cm and the maximum dimensions for soft-sided carriers are 27 x 40 x 55cm. There are some exceptions to when you can carry-on a pet with Air Canada Rouge, and pets are unable to travel in the main cabin when:
The fee for taking your pets into the cabin of an Air Canada Rouge plane varies depending on how long your flight is and your final destination. For Air Canada Rouge flights within the continental USA and Canada, the fee ranges from $50 to $59 CAD/USD. For Air Canada Rouge international flights (which includes Hawaii), the fee ranges between $100 to $118 CAD/USD.
For passengers with larger animals that cannot fit in the cabin with them, Air Canada Rouge allows its passengers to check their pets in the baggage compartment of the aircraft. The fees for animals traveling in the baggage hold range depending on where your flight is traveling to or from. For Flights within the continental USA and Canada, the fees range from $105 to $120.75 CAD/USD. For international flights (including Hawaii), the fees for pets shipped in the baggage hold range from $270 to $318 CAD/USD. If your pet is traveling as checked baggage, the maximum total dimensions for its carrier are 292cm (L+W+H) and a maximum weight of 45kg total for the animal and the carrier. Passengers are only able to travel with one pet, per person and are responsible for proper documentation for their pet (health records, vaccination records, importation documents). Passengers are also responsible for complying with all laws concerning the transportation of animals in both the departure and arrival countries. Passengers can reference Air Canada's main website for any questions concerning laws about travelling with their pet.
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