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Air Canada food options will vary depending on where you are flying to and from. On all international flights, meals are complimentary, including wine and beer options. However, economy class flights within North America and the Caribbean do not include food.
North America & Caribbean Flights
You can make purchases from the Air Canada Bistro menu, which includes a variety of hot and cold meal items on flights over 2 hours. Lavazza coffee, as well as tea and juice, are free.
SAVE up to 35% onboard prices by pre-purchasing a voucher to use on your next Air Canada flight. Vouchers cost only CAD$10.49 plus tax and allow you to choose from 1 meal or alcoholic beverage plus two snacks.
From 1 December, the airline offers Chef Jérôme Ferrer bistro boxes for sale from CAD$14.95; options include a Charcuterie box or a Chicken sandwich box.
More info is here.
On select flights it’s possible to purchase a premium class hot meal for lunch/dinner ($14.00) see the inflight menu below for further information. There are limited quantities available on flights, and meals will vary depending on flight route and destination, ask the cabin crew onboard.
To view the latest Bistro menu head here.
How to Buy a Voucher
Buy your Air Canada Bistro voucher up to 24 hours before your departure flight via the manage my booking option here.
International Flights Economy Class
All Air Canada International flights offer free meals, hot meals are typically served after take-off, while the second meal service will be a lighter option. Wines, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages are also included.
Flights will offer two meal choices at main meal times, usually a vegetarian and non-vegetarian option.
Note that if travelling on a direct International flight that may include a stop in a Canadian city, you will be offered a complimentary snack/meal item on the domestic portion of the flight.
Premium Economy Class
Passengers in premium economy on international flights will enjoy welcome drinks and choices of two main meal dishes that are served on china with cutlery. On flights within North America, complimentary snacks and light options are offered.
North America & International Flights
Special meals are available in Premium Economy and Business class flights within North America. They are also available on all International economy flights where meals are served.
Special meals can be ordered up to 18 hours before departure (24 hours for Kosher meals and flight departures from Germany and Switzerland).
Special meals on Air Canada include Asian vegetarian meal, Baby meal, Bland meal, Children’s meal, Diabetic meal, Fruit plate meal, Gluten intolerant meal, Hindu meal, Kosher meal, Low-calorie meal, Low-fat meal, Low lactose meal, Low salt meal, Muslim meal, Vegetarian meal (non-dairy), Vegetarian meal (Lacto-Ovo), Vegetarian oriental meal.
For more information on Air Canada special meals, click here.
BUSINESS & SIGNATURE CLASS
North America Routes
Hot meals are served on flights over two hours duration, and most flights departing before 10 am will offer a hot breakfast service. On flights under 2 hours departing after 10 am, and before 8 pm a cold snack plate will be provided.
There’s a dine on-demand service for those who want to eat later or earlier, plus a snack menu on flights to Asia, the Middle East and Australia routes. If you wish to take advantage of rest time, you can have an express light meal option right after take-off which will consist of an appetiser, warm bread and butter, mixed greens, cheese and crackers, and fruit.
Menus are created by Chef Vikram Vij on flights to New Delhi and Mumbai, and a Japanese menu by chef Antonio Park on flights to Tokyo (Narita) departing from Montreal. Laurent Perrier champagne is offered and signature cocktails featuring bourbon, Sprite, ginger ale, maple syrup, and lemon.
Air Canada’s Signature-class features mainly on long haul routes, however, can also be experienced on some trans con routes within North America. Lunch and dinner options are created by Canadian chef David Hawksworth and wines are chosen by the airlines’ sommelier Veronique Rivest.