There are so many flights available online, and it can be intimidating sometimes. With banner advertisements telling you of affordable one way flights it’s not surprising that a lot of travelers feel a bit of concern regarding pricing. With so many offers out there from different airlines, how can you be sure that you got the best possible deal?
Seasoned travelers have an idea of what the average fare is when dealing with a specific trip or destination. It helps to know what the average cost of the fare is without special seat sales, discounts or other incentives for your destination so that you are aware of the full fare price. Knowing that price will help you determine whether a discount is worth pursuing when it comes time to book your ticket.
About Air Canada
The airline is the largest one in Canada and the flag carrier for the Country. Founded in 1936, the airline provides both scheduled and chartered service to more than 178 destinations around the world. It is the tenth largest international airline and in 1987 it was responsible for creating the Star Alliance group which is a membership of more than twenty-eight (28) different airlines. The corporate headquarters for Air Canada is in Montreal and the carrier reported revenue of $10.2 billion dollars in 2011 alone.
Air Canada was formerly owned as a Canadian National Airline by the Federal Government. In the 1980’s airlines were deregulated in Canada and it became privatized in 1988. It has since then purchased a number of smaller Canadian airlines to expand its fleet. It operates a large fleet and was ranked as a 4 Star Airline by Skytrax in 2013. It operates more than 1,530 flights each day.
Finding the Best Flight
The first place to start is at the carrier’s main website. The fares that are quoted electronically through Air Canada’s website will give you a better idea of what the “full fare” price is like for your proposed itinerary. Simply check a few dates to get a price average and then visit a few reputable ticketing services. They will allow you to check a variety of sites at the push of a button to compare prices from other airlines or Air Canada.
The best way to find an affordable flight is to look everywhere. Remember that there are many promotional offers but you want to book the one that makes you feel good both in terms of schedule and at a price that you can afford. Invest the time to looking for a quality, low cost itinerary and save your money.