Canadian Airlines Historic CAIL

Historic films produced by Canadian Airlines International CAIL before they were absorbed by Air Canada.

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Canadian Airlines International Boeing 767-300ER Compilation Memories circa 1992

This 13 minute compilation demo reel was put together by Canadian Airlines International in 1992 to promote their then new Boeing 767-300ER aircraft, which were being added to the fleet to compliment the DC-10s as medium capacity long haul aircraft. Some 25 examples of the 767-300ER were operated by the airline between the late 1980s …Read more »

Canadian Airlines International Boeing 747-400 Compilation Reel Circa 1992

This 18 minute feature on the Canadian Airlines Boeing 747-400 was compiled by the airline circa 1992 as a PR piece to promote the then new widebody intercontinental aircraft. Canadian Airlines operated four Boeing 747-400s between 1990 and 2001 which is when the airline was acquired by arch competitor Air Canada, namely C-FCRA, C-FBCA, C-FGHZ …Read more »

Canadian Airlines International – Airline Snapshot Early 1990s

The early 1990s was the heyday for Canadian Airlines International. Just a few years earlier they had acquired Wardair, CP Air and a host of partners airlines across Canada including Eastern Provincial, Nordair, Quebecair, Time Air and Norcanair. It was also at this time that massive losses were mounting at the airline as the Canadian …Read more »

Canadian Pacific Airlines CP Air: History of the Airline 1930s – 1970s

Canadian Pacific Airlines was born from the great Canadian Pacific Steamship and Railways company that provided trans continental and overseas transport services from Canada going back to shortly after the country’s founding in 1867. Canadian Pacific Airlines was actually an amalgamation of a handful of small local airlines that were serving specialized regions within Canada …Read more »