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Update: 14-Jan 2016, 00:50

The old website is in the process of being "retired"
Leaving the below here for now for the sake of posterity and reference.
Accessing the "old" website.

At the moment (09-Sep-2016) accessing the old and functional website is still possible.

The procedure to access the old website requires a few steps.

1. Clear all aircanada.com related cookies and browser cache.
2. Go to this URL. https://www.aircanada.com/en/go-beta.html
3. Click on book travel Button at the top left of the screen.

Alternatively for some clicking on one the following links will work for some as well.

https://www.aircanada.com/aco/flights.do or;
https://www.aircanada.com/en/home.ht...ialSignon=true

"A digital transformation underway at Air Canada is reshaping the customer experience in almost every way"
Most of the old website URLs now redirect to the new "beta" website.
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Old Jan 24, 16, 1:14 am
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New Air Canada Website!

How do you like the new Air Canada website?

Pretty sexy eh? I like the handholding through searching inventory.

I'm sure the improvements are not just skin deep...
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Old Jan 24, 16, 1:21 am
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So that's why it's been offline half the day.
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Old Jan 24, 16, 1:30 am
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So if it was the old website that won the award for "Best Airline Website" does the new website mean they have to give the award back?
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Old Jan 24, 16, 1:45 am
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Ok, looks like I was accessing it before it was ready for prime time. It was giving me the mobile version while using firefox, chrome, edge, safari sending desktop agent strings.

New skin... again, hope it's more than skin deep.
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Old Jan 24, 16, 1:48 am
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Why does everything 'web 2.0' have to be so BIG? Looks ridiculous on my 30" display.

Seat planner looks the same and there are bugs with the aircraft type detail window that pops up.
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Old Jan 24, 16, 2:06 am
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Originally Posted by trek604 View Post
Why does everything 'web 2.0' have to be so BIG? Looks ridiculous on my 30" display.

Seat planner looks the same and there are bugs with the aircraft type detail window that pops up.
Be patient... when I first looked it was all mobile. As soon as I clicked in the "From" field, the whole page turned into a single field like on a mobile device. I suspect it isn't fully online yet.

I will give it this: Easier on my tablet-sized touchscreen for sure. My fat finger can select the correct dates. Totally sexy in grey circa 2013.
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Old Jan 24, 16, 2:26 am
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The seat selection tool for non ac.com bookings is now broken (https://www.aircanada.com/en/traveli...flinepnrs.html)

If anyone can find the new link please post.
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Old Jan 24, 16, 2:51 am
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Pretty new site ^

Here I am in Dubai trying to check in, thinking what happen to AC
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Old Jan 24, 16, 2:53 am
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Originally Posted by killuminati View Post
The seat selection tool for non ac.com bookings is now broken (https://www.aircanada.com/en/traveli...flinepnrs.html)

If anyone can find the new link please post.
But that is the only part of the AC website I use...
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Old Jan 24, 16, 3:29 am
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Thi is what happens when someone designs a website without properly researching and reviewing the Information Architecture with the stakeholders (users) of it.

If I click on Altitude, I want to see the Altitude website - or at least have a LINK that goes to it, instead of just information pages.
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Old Jan 24, 16, 3:58 am
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Originally Posted by HerpaYvr View Post
Pretty new site ^

Here I am in Dubai trying to check in, thinking what happen to AC
Are you on 57 tonight? I am also.
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Old Jan 24, 16, 4:18 am
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Originally Posted by AftOf245 View Post
Are you on 57 tonight? I am also.
Sure am

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Old Jan 24, 16, 4:28 am
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is it just me, or does it look like its been developed for the visually impaired?!? wholly massive buttons on a laptop screen with regular resolution!!!
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Old Jan 24, 16, 4:38 am
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Originally Posted by HerpaYvr View Post
Sure am
Nope, I was in 1k on the 19th, what is E72?
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Old Jan 24, 16, 4:47 am
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Originally Posted by AftOf245 View Post
Nope, I was in 1k on the 19th, what is E72?
Gate E72 on the 21st

AC56 left late, making up time in the air, AC57 still on schedule. I was 1G still am

thinking Lufthansa is the best lounge at T1, hot out trying to stay cool and dry; lol
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