All flight bookings are managed by the individual airlines. For information regarding an airline ticket, please contact your local travel agent or the airline directly.
We recommend that passengers arrive at the airport at least two (2) hours before a domestic flight and three (3) hours before an international flight to allow enough time to check-in and to go through pre-boarding security screening.
These are estimates only – times vary depending on your destination and what airline you are travelling with. Please contact your airline directly for check-in time allowances and procedures.
All passengers planning to travel on Canadian domestic and international flights coming to or leaving Canada who appear to be 18 years of age or older will need to present one of these forms of ID before boarding. The name on the identification that is provided must match the name on the boarding pass.
- One piece of valid government-issued identification that includes a photograph and the passenger’s name
- Two pieces of valid government-issued ID showing the passenger’s name
- A Restricted Area Identity Card (RAIC) (a smart card issued to airport workers
Transport Canada Identity Screening Regulations
Valid passports are required for all international travel. For additional information on international travel requirements or when returning to Canada, please contact the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and the Canada Border Services Agency.