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Canadian North

4.5 of 5 bubbles
15 Reviews
Headquarters: 200, 580 Palmer Road, NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 7R3 Canada +1-800-661-1505 Website
Rating summary
  • 4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Seat Comfort
  • 4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Customer Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Value for Money
  • 4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Check-in and Boarding
  • 4 of 5 bubbles
    Food and Beverage
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, movies)
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La Mirada, California
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13 reviews
4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Air Canada rebooked our flight due to storm in Calgary. So we end up taking Canadian North airline early in the morning. As we boarded, I can smell the food already and when you are hungry... So I asked for the price of the breakfast and the answer was "free". Domestic flight with free food? yes it still exist. so...

Domestic Economy Edmonton - Yellowknife

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Edmonton, Canada
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27 reviews
11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've flown all over Canada on a number of airlines and I have to say I've never been that impressed by the service, that is until I flew Canadian North! Right from check in to touchdown, it feels as though the employees really enjoy their jobs. Everyone is very friendly and helpful, they serve free meals, and even allow you...

Domestic Economy Edmonton - Inuvik

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Cambridge Bay, Canada
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21 reviews
3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I love this airline and their employees. However the baggage handlers between Edm and Cambridge Bay are horrible. I usually buy pop in the south because it's $2.25/can in Cambridge Bay and the airline ALWAYS manages to bust a few cans and make a mess. The 737-300 between YZF/YEG offers little leg room but there is lots of leg room...

Domestic Economy Edmonton - Nunavut

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Kitchener, Canada
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27 reviews
16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

A charter airline used by Newleaf Travel. The flight left on time and arrived earlier than scheduled. The staff was very pleasant and helpful. The aircraft was clean and there was sufficient leg room. I had no trouble with regards to my checked baggage and carry-on. Since this is budget travel company everything is extra in cost and there is...

Domestic Economy Hamilton - Winnipeg

Thank Sherkstondan
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49 reviews
44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

My wife and I flew from with New Leaf on Sat 8 oct. This is a new low cost Airline in the Canadian market. Flights are bare bones but prices are also bare bones. Hamilton to Victoria return for $540 for both of us. Let's hope this new company can service and keep prices low. Congrats to New Leaf for...

Domestic Economy Hamilton - Victoria

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Fort Smith
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8 reviews
1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I enjoy flying with Canadian North, I try to fly as much as I can, except for the flight coming back had a bit of turbulence, overall the flight was excellent. I live in Fort Smith and when I want to go to Edmonton, I fly to Yellowknife in a 15 seat plane and I have to fly with them...

Domestic Economy Yellowknife - Edmonton

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Ontario, Canada
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116 reviews
37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The flight was commissioned by Newleaf and we expected a Flare airline to take us as that is what NewLeaf deals with. We had a Canadian North Plane pick us up. It seemed like an old plane. As long as we got there we were happy. It had no tv which wasn't a huge deal on a two hour flight....

Domestic Economy Hamilton - Moncton

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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54 reviews
13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The are kind, they give you a paper to read, they feed you ... everything you want in an airline, they provide. I would whole hardheartedly recommend this airline to any traveler flying up to northern Canada.

USA Economy Edmonton - Cody
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Winnipeg, Canada
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745 reviews
354 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Flying in the Arctic is always an experience, and Canadian North really know how to do it well. What can one say about the flight? One goes up, along and down ... unlike southern carriers there is service; a reasonable meal, wine and a "special" coffee .. and then we land. For me, it is the fun of flying a...

Domestic Economy Iqaluit - Nunavut

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Ottawa, Canada
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47 reviews
23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Hadn't flown on Canadian North sometime. When I lived in Yellowknife it was my preferred airline but this trip has changed my mind. Usually is on Northern flights you get a meal this time however nothing but snacks. We departed Rankin Inlet at 6 PM arrived in Edmonton Yellowknife at 7 PM local time that's a two hour flight and...

Domestic Economy Rankin Inlet - Edmonton

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 of 5 bubbles maureenm938, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
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About Canadian North
Headquartered in Calgary, Canadian North (5T) operates from a hub at Yellowknife Airport (YZF). The airline – which was founded in 1989 and originally owned by Canadian Airlines – flies to about 20 destinations in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. It also operates at Edmonton International Airport (YEG) and Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport (YOW). Its fleet of 22 aircraft includes 18 Boeing 737 and four de Havilland Canada Dash 8 planes. Canadian North also has codeshare agreements with Air Canada (AC).
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