Agents' Choice 2019

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New Dreamliner Shines For WestJet

New Dreamliner Shines For WestJet WestJet took the travel trade in Western Canada behind-the-scenes last week to show off its brand, new 787 Dreamliner. The carrier's agency partners were also able to chat with WestJet's top executives, including Ed Sims, president and chief executive officer; Arved von zur Muehlen, chief... more ›
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Fares Slashed On CX Flights To Asia

Fares Slashed On CX Flights To Asia There is still time to get in on some great pricing for a spring getaway to Asia on board Cathay Pacific. The airline is operating a sale until Feb. 28 that will give customers the chance to fly to Asia with slashed airfares. Economy class fares start at $981 from Toronto, and at $854... more ›
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Air Canada Reports Annual Results

Air Canada Reports Annual Results Air Canada has reported its full year 2018 EBITDAR (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization, impairment and aircraft rent) of $2.851 billion compared to full year 2017 record EBITDAR of $2.928 billion. The airline reported an EBITDAR margin of 15.8%, in line with its... more ›
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WestJet Looking To Make Some Changes

WestJet Looking To Make Some Changes WestJet said that it will seek shareholder approval at its 2019 annual and special meeting of shareholders to amend its articles of incorporation and By-Law No. 2005-1 to increase the limits on foreign ownership and control of its voting shares to those permitted by amendments made to the... more ›
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A Spectacular Success

Baxter Media 2019 Portugal Golf Tournament Wraps Up

A Spectacular Success The third round of the inaugural Baxter Media 2019 Portugal Golf Tournament was hosted by the Balaia Golf Village at its Balaia Golf Village Course. This par 3, 9-hole course, presented the teams with a number of very interesting and difficult challenges to overcome that definitely compensated... more ›
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Air Canada Increasing Transborder Capacity

Air Canada Increasing Transborder Capacity Air Canada is upgrading service and boosting capacity on key transborder routes from its Toronto and Montreal hubs. “We are very pleased to offer customers travelling between Toronto and the cities of Nashville, Washington Dulles and Memphis an upgraded travel experience with larger and... more ›
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Quite A Challenge

Second Round Action Heats Up At The Baxter 2019 Portugal Golf Tournament

Quite A Challenge On the second day of The Baxter 2019 Portugal Golf Tournament, the teams played the Arnold Palmer designed The Victoria Clube, hosted by the luxurious and chic Anantara-Vilamoura Resort. Home of the Portugal Masters, this par 72 18-hole tournament caliber course was a true test of every... more ›
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Say Fore In Portugal

Baxter Media Picks The Algarve For Its First European Golf Tournament

Say Fore In Portugal Contrary to popular belief, across the pond golf, isn't only limited to the cool, damp and windy climates of Northern Europe. A perfect example is Portugal's Algarve region, located in the most southerly point of the country. Along with its colourful history, rich cultural heritage, superb... more ›
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SFO Opens New Outdoor Observation Deck

SFO Opens New Outdoor Observation Deck The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has opened a unique new amenity to travellers – an outdoor terrace and observation deck, located post-security at the end of the International Terminal, Boarding Area G. The open-air space affords 180-degree views of the airfield, including... more ›
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Brussels Airlines Cancels Feb. 13 Flights

Brussels Airlines Cancels Feb. 13 Flights Due to the likely scale of a proposed national strike in Brussels on Feb. 13, Brussels Airlines has cancelled its flight program for that day. It is offering passengers alternative travel solutions or a refund of their ticket. Based on new information, the airline stated that it is very... more ›
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