Air Canada

formerly
TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines

Canada

TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
(Undated; c. mid 1938)

(From the collection of Mark Makarovsky)
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TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
April 1, 1939

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TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
January 1, 1940

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TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
April 14, 1940

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TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
December 1, 1940

TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
June 16, 1941

(From the collection of Frank J. Lichtanski)

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Click to view the complete July 1, 1944 timetable (BL)

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Click to view the complete February 1, 1945 timetable (BL)

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TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
April 1, 1946

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TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
October 1, 1947

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TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
June 1, 1948

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TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
June 1, 1949

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Click to view the complete May 1, 1950 timetable (BL)

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TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
April 27, 1952

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Click to view the complete July 1, 1954 timetable (BL)
(English language system timetable)

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TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
July 1, 1954

Edition in French
(System)

TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
November 1, 1955

US edition
(System)
(From the collection of Antonio Bordoni)
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TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
June 15, 1957

"North American Edition"
(System)

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Click to view the complete June 1, 1958 timetable ("North American Edition") (System) (BL)

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TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
October 25, 1959

"North American Edition"
(System)
(From the collection of Todd Budish)
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TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
April 1, 1960

"North American Edition"
(System)
(Courtesy of The NetLetter)
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TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
June 15, 1960

"North American Edition"
(System)
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TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
January 2, 1961

"North American Edition"
(System)
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TCA/Air Canada system timetables were issued in two separate editions for each timetable publication date between 1961 and 1983.

The edition for domestic and Canada-USA routes was initially called "North American Services", then "Canada and USA Services", again "North American Services" and finally "North American Timetable". It was normally available in Europe. This edition also came in a US version from 1976, with little difference from the Canadian home edition, thus continuing the tradition from the pre-1961 period, when TCA's complete system timetable was also published in a US version.

The edition for international routes (omitting, or with condensed, Canada-USA services) was initially called "Overseas and Southern Services", then "International Services" and finally "International Timetable". The latter was available in a European version from 1976 with different covers but same contents. Between 1961 and 1976, TCA/Air Canada timetables for international routes available in Europe included transatlantic routes only.

Air Canada again published full system timetables from 1983, with additional European and US editions (system) until these were abandoned in 1991. Printed system timetables were discontinued altogether in 2000.

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On his "AirTimes" website, Perry Sloan has done his best to penetrate and explain the somewhat confusing timetable publication history of TCA/Air Canada, as well as scientifically classify the many different timetable editions. Read his initial comments "About Air Canada Timetables" on his Air Canada page.

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TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
April 29, 1962

"Canada and USA Services" and "Overseas and Southern Services"
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TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
July 16, 1963

"Canada and USA Services", "Overseas and Southern Services" and Transatlantic routes, European edition

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TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines
October 27, 1963

"North American Services"

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August 1, 1965
"North American Services" and "International Services"

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April 28, 1968
Transatlantic routes
European edition

April 26, 1970
Advance timetable
"International Services"
(From the collection of Ian Dally)
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April 25, 1971
"North American Services"

October 29, 1972
"North American Services"
(Courtesy of The NetLetter)
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Both July 1, 1973
"North American Timetable" and "International Timetable"
(Courtesy of The NetLetter)
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April 28, 1974
"North American Timetable", "International Timetable" and Transatlantic routes, European edition

Both July 1, 1975
"North American Timetable" and "International Timetable"
(Courtesy of The NetLetter)
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Both April 25, 1976
"North American Timetable" and "International Timetable"
(Courtesy of The NetLetter)
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Both October 31, 1976
"North American Timetable" and "International Timetable"
(Courtesy of The NetLetter)
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April 24, 1977
"North American Timetable"

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March 1, 1979
"North American Timetable"

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March 1, 1979
"International Timetable" and International routes, European edition

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December 16, 1980
"North American Timetable"

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December 16, 1980
"International Timetable"

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December 16, 1980
International routes
European edition

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April 29, 1984
European edition

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October 28, 1984

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April 28, 1985
European edition
(System)

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October 27, 1985
Cargo routes

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April 27, 1986
European edition
(System)

April 5, 1992
European edition
(System)
(From the collection of Norbert Hahn)

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For quick comparison with other TCA/Air Canada timetables,
visit the Air Canada page of Perry Sloan's "AirTimes" site.

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This page last updated March 4, 2017.