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Glitz, Glamour and Style

Air France's New VP And GM Has Big Plans For Canada

Glitz, Glamour and Style Once again, Air France – the official airline of the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) – welcomed festival-goers at its Air France Bistro on Festival Street last weekend (Sept. 6-9) and it also used the opportunity to introduce it's new vice-president and general manager in... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, News

Traveller Numbers Reach New Heights

Air Passengers Top Four Billion For The First Time: IATA

Traveller Numbers Reach New Heights On the move... the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced industry performance statistics for 2017, revealing that worldwide annual air passenger numbers exceeded four billion for the first time, supported by a broad-based improvement in global economic conditions and... more ›
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Farquharson Leaves WestJet

Farquharson Leaves WestJet WestJet has announced changes to its sales leadership team. Effective immediately, Lyell Farquharson, vice-president, Sales, has left WestJet. In the interim, while officials look to recruit a permanent replacement for this position, the following members of the airline's Commercial... more ›
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Lufthansa Group Employees Give Back

Lufthansa Group Employees Give Back Corporate responsibility is an integral part of the Lufthansa Group and as an internationally operating company and part of German and global society, the Group assumes responsibility for social challenges over and above its business activities, contributing to tackle them in a sustainable... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Responsible Travel

WestJet Introduces New Chief Operating Officer

WestJet Introduces New Chief Operating Officer WestJet has announced the appointment of Captain Jeffrey (Jeff) Martin to the position of chief operating officer. Martin will join WestJet on Sept. 24, subject to Canadian immigration approval. “Jeff is a highly accomplished aviation executive and an outstanding addition to our... more ›
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Solid Traffic Growth, Record Load Factor: IATA

Solid Traffic Growth, Record Load Factor: IATA The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has reported healthy global passenger demand for July with all regions reporting growth. Total revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs) rose 6.2%, compared to the same month last year. While this was down from 8.1% year-over-year growth in June,... more ›
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South African Airways Puts Africa On Sale

South African Airways Puts Africa On Sale South African Airways (SAA) has placed select destinations in Africa on sale with special savings for travel from Washington DC Dulles Airport (IAD) to Johannesburg or Cape Town, South Africa and travel from Washington DC Dulles (IAD) to Accra, Ghana. The fares start from $849 roundtrip... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, Specials

Air Canada Confirms Mobile App Data Breach

Approximately 20,000 Users May Have Been Affected, All Accounts Locked

Air Canada Confirms Mobile App Data Breach Air Canada has confirmed that it has locked all of its mobile App accounts due to unusual login behaviour between Aug. 22-24. There are approximately 1.7 million Air Canada mobile App user profiles and an Air Canada investigation determined that approximately 1% or 20,000 profiles may... more ›
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Swoop Introduces Edmonton-Winnipeg Service

Swoop Introduces Edmonton-Winnipeg Service Swoop has launched new direct service four times weekly between Edmonton International Airport (YEG) and Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG). Service begins Oct. 11 and will operate through to April 27, 2019. “This is a welcome addition to our western base of Edmonton,”... more ›
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WOW Introduces Special Fares to India

WOW Introduces Special Fares to India Iceland's WOW air is enticing Canadians to visit India next year with special fares from Toronto and Montreal. One-way trips from January through March 2019 start from $299. According to officials, February and March are a good time to visit India as the weather is not too hot and not too... more ›
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