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Air Canada

Air Canada

Parent Company: Air Canada

Brand Value: $946 million

Headquarter City: Montreal

YoY Change: -17%

Industry: Airlines

Year Formed: 1937

With its vast distances and dispersed population, air travel has long been an important part of life in Canada. Air Canada holds the distinction of being the largest carrier both inside Canada and in the international market to and from the country. The brand began life as Trans-Canada Air lines in 1937, though its initial flight ironically was a transborder one between Vancouver and Seattle. By 1964, it had become Canada’s national airline and changed its name to Air Canada. The brand was fully privatized in 1989 and became a founding member of the Star Alliance in 1997.