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First Air and Canadian North now have combined schedules. Canadian North operates flights using the First Air branding. First Air flies to many destinations including Edmonton, Vancouver, Churchill, Winnipeg, Fort Simpson, Hay River, Inuvik, Norman Wells, Yellowknife, Arctic Bay, Baker Lake and many others.

First Air/Canadian North fly to the following destinations in Canada:

  • Nunavut: Arctic Bay, Arviat, Baker Lane, Cambridge Bay, Cape Dorset, Chesterfield Inlet, Clyde River, Coral Harbour, Gjoa Haven, Hall Beach, Igloolik, Iqaluit, Kimmirut, Kugaaruk, Kugluktuk, Naujaat, Pangnirtung, Pond Inlet, Qikiqtarjuaq, Rankin Inlet, Resolute, Taloyoak and Whale Cove.
  • Manitoba: Churchill, Winnipeg
  • Alberta: Edmonton
  • Northwest Territories: Fort Simpson, Hay River, Inuvik, Ulukhaktok, Yellowknife
  • Quebec: Kuujjuaq, Montréal
  • Ontario: Ottawa
  • Yukon: Whitehorse

Cabin Classes

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The only cabin class available for First Air flights is Economy Class.

Clase Económica

Economy Class is the only cabin for this airline, meaning all passengers have the same cabin experience.

Economy Class Facilities

The airline offers complimentary food and drink on flights, with hot meal options also available

Although no in-flight entertainment system, the airline does give passengers a selection of reading material, including its latest in-flight magazines.

Asientos de clase económica

The seat specifications are dependent on the aircraft flying in, for example on the Boeing 737 400 and Boeing 737 400 COMBI, the seats are arranged in a 3-3 formation, with an aisle in the middle. This provides ample room for passengers for their flights. On the ATR 42-300 and ATR 42-500, passengers are arranged in a 2-2 formation, allowing even more room between other passengers and their seats.

Baggage Policy

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When flying with First Air, you will need to follow the following rules around baggage allowances.

Equipaje de Mano

First Air Canada passengers are permitted one piece of hand luggage with a maximum weight of 10kg and with total dimensions of no more than 10in x 18in x 22in (26cm x 46cm x 56cm).

Equipaje Facturado

The baggage allowance for First Air Canada flights varies according to the ticket class purchased. For "Saver" customers, the first checked bag is free. On jet flights including flights to/from Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal, Yellowknife, Iqaluit, Rankin Inlet, Norman Wells, Inuvik and Kuujjuaq, passengers are allowed 2 pieces of baggage per fare-paying passenger with a maximum weight of 32kg per piece. On turboprop flights, including flights to/from Cape Dorset, Hall Beach, Igloolik, Pangnirtung, Kimmirut, Qikiqtarjuaq, Clyde River, Pond Inlet, Arctic Bay, Resolute Bay, Hay River, Fort Simpson, Kugluktuk, Ulukhaktok, Gjoa Haven, Taloyoak, Kugaaruk and Cambridge Bay passengers are entitled to 2 pieces of baggage per fare-paying passenger.


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To check-in for your First Air flight, you can do so online or at the airport.

Web Check-in

Online check-in is available via the First Air Canada website where you can book pre-reserved seating at no additional charge.

Check-in en el aeropuerto

Customers checking in at the airport are required to check in at least 60 minutes before the scheduled departure time.

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