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APEX Calls for Immediate Solutions to Electronics Ban

APEX Calls for Immediate Solutions to Electronics Ban The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) has called for immediate government-approved security solutions for the airline electronics ban announced by the United States and United Kingdom. IATA calculations indicate 393 flights per week will be impacted by the electronics ban. By... more ›
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Emirates Introduces Laptop Handling Service

Emirates Introduces Laptop Handling Service Emirates is set to introduce a new service that will enable customers to use their laptops and tablet devices until just before they board their flights to the US. Emirates customers travelling to the US via Dubai will be able to utilize their laptops and tablet devices on the first part of... more ›
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American Invites Agents to Discover New Zealand

American Invites Agents to Discover New Zealand American Airlines (AA) is offering agents an exclusive fare on flights to New Zealand. For a limited time, IATAN- or CLIA-registered agents are eligible to receive up to a 70% discount on New Zealand airfare and can more easily take a step toward becoming a certified Tourism New Zealand NZ... more ›
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WestJet Introduces ‘WestJet Agent’

WestJet Introduces ‘WestJet Agent’ WestJet has launched WestJet Agent, a new version of its booking tool used by travel agents. Previously known as TA Web, WestJet Agent was developed using feedback from the travel trade. New user-friendly features and enhancements make booking travel easier than ever. “Our travel trade... more ›
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Brussels Airlines Set To Connect Canada With India

Brussels Airlines Set To Connect Canada With India Brussels Airlines is preparing to act as a Canada-India bridge thanks to an imminent route that will enable the carrier to offer clients what it says may be viewed as the quintessential European destination en route. March 29 sees the carrier begin five-times-a-week service between Brussels... more ›
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TAP Expands Stopover Options

TAP Expands Stopover Options Travellers on TAP Portugal airlines now can incorporate a stopover of up to three days in Lisbon and Porto, at no extra charge, when booking flights from Canada or the US to the Azores (pictured), Madeira or the Algarve. With the expansion of its popular Stopover program to Faro (the... more ›
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Sunwing Resumes YVR-Caribbean Services

Sunwing Resumes YVR-Caribbean Services Sunwing will once again be offering Western Canadians summer service to three Caribbean destinations from Vancouver via Toronto. From May 17 to Sept. 3, Sunwing will offer flights and vacation packages to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Montego Bay, Jamaica and St. Maarten. From June 1... more ›
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New US Security Rules Raise Questions

ACTE Executive Director Has Concerns Regarding New Ban

New US Security Rules Raise Questions Passengers travelling from 10 airports in eight Middle Eastern and African countries to the US will be barred from bringing laptops and other large electronics into the cabin as carry-ons, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced. DHS is taking this step in response to... more ›
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Nothing Bigger Than A Smartphone

US Makes Changes To Carry-On Rules From 10 Airports

Nothing Bigger Than A Smartphone The United States has introduced new rules for personal carry-on items on flights from 10 key airports as a result of “evaluated intelligence” indicating “that terrorist groups continue to target commercial aviation and are aggressively pursuing innovative methods to undertake their... more ›
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Air New Zealand Introduces New Dreamliner Service

Air New Zealand Introduces New Dreamliner Service North American travellers connecting to Adelaide, Australia via Auckland, New Zealand can now experience Air New Zealand's Business Premier and Premium Economy products on the route. Air New Zealand will begin flying its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft to Adelaide from October,... more ›
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