Air Canada celebrates 75th with fare promotion

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of its inaugural flight, Air Canada has launched a special promotion offering a 15% discount off Tango and Tango Plus fares for travel this fall to 75 destinations within North America, including its entire Canada-wide network and select transborder routes to the United States. The discount is available on tickets purchased Aug. 30 to Sept. 3 at for travel Sept. 4 to Dec. 14. Seventy-five years ago on Sept. 1, Air Canada’s predecessor, Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA), inaugurated its first flight carrying two passengers and mail between Vancouver and Seattle aboard a Lockheed L-10A Electra. Beginning Sept. 1, Air Canada customers will be offered a unique glimpse into the airline’s rich history told through stories and rarely published photographs in a special edition of the airline’s in-flight magazine, enRoute. The airline is also launching an interactive visual history of the airline online. Visitors to in the coming days will have access to more than 300 pictures, videos and vignettes that tell the story of Air Canada and the evolution of Canada’s aviation industry over the decades.