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Lufthansa to Fly Flagship A350-900 on YVR Route

Lufthansa to Fly Flagship A350-900 on YVR Route Lufthansa has announced that its Vancouver route will see the airline’s new flagship, long-haul aircraft – the Airbus A350-900 – during the summer season. Beginning May 1, Lufthansa’s A350 will be operated on the daily flights from Vancouver (YVR) to Munich (MUC). The route will... more ›
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Air Canada Issues Travel Alert

Air Canada Issues Travel Alert With freezing rain warnings issued for much of eastern Ontario, Air Canada is warning travellers about possible flight delays or cancellations. The airline has also waived change fees for travellers wishing to change their travel plans. The alert, issued for Jan. 11-14, covers Toronto,... more ›
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WestJet Has Record December

WestJet Has Record December WestJet has reported record December traffic results with a load factor of 83.6%, an increase of 2.8 percentage points year over year. Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased 9.8% year over year, and capacity, measured in available seat miles (ASMs), grew 6% over the same... more ›
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WestJet Encore Reaches Agreement With Cabin Crew

WestJet Encore Reaches Agreement With Cabin Crew WestJet Encore reports that its cabin crew members have reached an evergreen agreement between WestJet Encore and WestJet Encore Cabin Crew Members (CCMs). The agreement was designed to address key concerns and feedback collected and brought forward by the WestJet Cabin Crew Association... more ›
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Seat Selection Made Easy With WestJet

Seat Selection Made Easy With WestJet WestJet is reminding agents and their clients that they can easily pre-purchase seats on its web site for both GDS and WestJet Vacations bookings. This feature was temporarily unavailable for GDS bookings due to some technical difficulties, but is up and running again, offering agents and... more ›
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Airlines Brace For Major East Coast Storm

Airlines Brace For Major East Coast Storm With a severe winter storm warning issued for much of Atlantic Canada and parts of the eastern United States, airlines – including Air Canada, WestJet and Porter – are warning travellers of possible delayed or cancelled flights. Travellers flying to the east coast are advised to check... more ›
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Turkish Airlines Introduces New Inflight Toys

Turkish Airlines Introduces New Inflight Toys Turkish Airlines has completely revamped its selection of inflight toys, now made from all-natural materials. The revamp is in line with the airline’s recognition of the possible harmful effects of plastic on both children and the environment, and its commitment to making every aspect of... more ›
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Emirates Kicks Off New Year With Special Fares

Emirates Kicks Off New Year With Special Fares Emirates Airline is offering special fares to kick off the New Year. For a limited time, travellers can fly from Toronto to destinations around the world with fares starting at $1,049. The sale runs through Jan. 8 and is a limited-time offer for Economy and Business Class, valid for... more ›
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TAP Has Record 2017

TAP Has Record 2017 TAP Air Portugal closed 2017 with record passenger numbers, having boarded 14 million passengers, representing a 21.8% increase over 2016. TAP secured a load factor of 82.9%, a 4.4% increase over 2016. 2017 was also a banner year of growth for TAP's global network. The airline now serves... more ›
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Transat Ups Capacity

Transat Ups Capacity Air Transat has made changes to its flight schedule for winter 2018 and will increase capacity on certain destinations, either by using larger aircraft or by adding frequencies. This includes: Increased capacity on the Halifax to Montego Bay flight (Jamaica); increased capacity to Cancun... more ›
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