First air, touted as the Airline of the North, is an airline founded by a Canadian aviation pioneer Russel (Russ) Bradley. Started under the registered name of Bradley Air Services in 1946, the first scheduled operations of First Air began in 1973 between Ottawa and North Bay. The airline has its headquarters at Kanata in Ottawa.
The main base of the airline is located at Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport that includes a large hangar, cargo and maintenance facility. The airline has its frequent flyer program named Aeroplan. The passengers who frequently fly with First Air flights earn loyalty points that can be redeemed in the form of travel benefits such as lounge access, upgrades, bonuses and priority services. First Air has established codeshare agreements with airlines namely Air Greenland, Air North, Calm Air and Canadian North.
Connectivity and Fleet size
Make First Air reservations and fly to destinations like Alberta, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario and Quebec. So, avail best flight deals and book First Air tickets to fly to your desired destinations. As per the official declaration, the fleet size of First Air consists of 17 in-service aircraft including Boeing 737 400/400C, ATR 42- 300, ATR 42-500.
Carry-On Baggage: Passengers traveling on First Air are allowed to take carry-on baggage with weighing maximum 20 lbs. and maximum dimension not exceeding 10 x 18 x 22 inches on a jet aircraft. Whereas the passengers flying on Turboprop ATR42 and ATR72 are allowed a maximum baggage that must not weigh over 20 lbs. with a maximum dimension not exceeding 9 x 16 x 18 inches.
The passengers flying on Beneficiary Class are allowed to carry two checked bags with the maximum weight of each bag not exceeding 70 lbs.
The passengers flying on Aeroplan Redemption and Saver Class are allowed to carry only one checked bag with the maximum weight not exceeding 50 lbs.
The passengers flying on Flex Class are allowed to carry two checked bags with the maximum weight not exceeding 50 lbs. each.
The passengers flying on Super-Flex class are allowed to carry three checked baggage with the maximum weight not exceeding 50 lbs. each.
Passengers traveling with infants are allowed check-in for a car seat and fully collapsible stroller without paying any additional charge. So, avail today’s best flight deals with First Air and fly hassle free.
Before or after making your First Air bookings, we suggest you get in touch with the airline or the travel agent to gain clarity on your free baggage allowance.