Air Canada Cargo - Fly Your Bike program


Hi all,

preparing a road trip with a Calgary to Paris flight for my KTM 890 Adv , i have asked for a quote by mail.

Air Canada answer dated august 14 th 2022, is that the program is not offered anymore.

They advise me to get in contact with a freight forwarder that should be cheaper than Air Canada standard offer.

Is the termination of Air Canada "travel with your motorbike" service confirmed for all routes ?

I checked in with Air Canada Cargo. The program is cancelled for 2022. All routes, everywhere.

There is HOPE for 2023 IF freight gets back to some semblance of normal. But no promises on that.

The issue, as most people are aware, is that the entire freight system world wide is out of whack and overloaded. Flights are reduced significantly, and where before there was empty space on many tourist routes, as passengers luggage didn't fill the hold, now it's FULL of cargo. They can't get enough cargo space for the demand.

CURRENT pricing for one pallet, (which a bike takes all of):
Vancouver to Heathrow, C$11,640. One way.

Renting or buying overseas just got a LOT more attractive.


I have just had a very long chat with Carrie at Motorcycle Express.
She can currently do USD2791 from Vancouver to Heathrow - via Air Canada!
She's working hard to make it happen for travellers and looks to be doing a good job. (Mike passed away in November, so she's on her own)
Prices change, availability changes, nothing is fixed, but check in with her, and be sure to tell her you heard about her from Horizons Unlimited!


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