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EXCLUSIVE – Beyond The AD75

IATA Going Global With New Paperless ID Card

EXCLUSIVE – Beyond The AD75 Canada is one of only two testing grounds for IATA's brand-new digital Travel Professional ID Card, which went mobile via the AgentExperience app last week. If all goes without a hitch here and in Australia, the paperless card is expected to go global in a couple of months, reports Quebec editor,... more ›
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More Sun And Fun From WestJet

More Sun And Fun From WestJet WestJet is giving Canadian travellers more ways to escape the cold this winter with the release of its seasonal schedule for the winter of 2018-2019. The schedule includes more flights from WestJet hubs to domestic, transborder, international and sun destinations including Maui, Phoenix, Las... more ›
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Food For Thought

Air Canada Looking For Canada's Best New Restaurants

Food For Thought Air Canada is looking for Canada's best new restaurants and has unveiled 30 nominees to make the Top 10 list. The list, drawn from a coast-to-coast culinary exploration, is out on CanadasBestNewRestaurants.com. From an Italian-inflected seafood menu in a beachy Halifax room to the wildly... more ›
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AC An Industry Leader in Transporting Live Animals

AC An Industry Leader in Transporting Live Animals Air Canada Cargo has become the first airline to receive a new global certification for the safe transport of live animals. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) awarded Air Canada Cargo with the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators for Live Animals Logistics (CEIV... more ›
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It’s A Record For WestJet

Carrier Adds New Calgary-Terrace Route

It’s A Record For WestJet The WestJet Group of Companies set a company record for guests flown in a single day yesterday (Aug. 7), flying an estimated 80,219 guests across its expanding network. This surpasses the previous record of 79,961 set on Dec. 22, 2017. “The WestJet Group continues to grow our guest... more ›
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WestJet Dispatchers File for Union Certification

WestJet Dispatchers File for Union Certification On Aug. 3, the Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association (CALDA) filed an application with the Canada Industrial Relations Board to represent flight dispatchers at WestJet. The move comes shortly after WestJet's cabin crew members became unionized with the Canadian Union of Public Employees... more ›
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Aeroplan Names Transat, Flair Preferred Partners

Aeroplan Names Transat, Flair Preferred Partners Aimia Inc. has announced two new preferred partnership arrangements with Air Transat and low-fare carrier Flair Airlines, both effective July 2020. Aeroplan miles will be earned and redeemed on all Air Transat flights and vacation packages and Flair flights. “Adding Air Transat to... more ›
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Flair To End Hamilton Service

Flair To End Hamilton Service Low-fare carrier Flair has unveiled its domestic schedule for Oct. 28 to April 2019, which includes an end of flights out of Hamilton, Ont. The schedule release is the precursor to Flair's southbound, winter flying which will soon be released. New direct routes include daily service from... more ›
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Goway’s Roseblade Named, VP, GowayAir

Goway’s Roseblade Named, VP, GowayAir Goway Travel has promoted Scott Roseblade to VP, GowayAir. Roseblade has 24 years of industry experience and has been with Goway since 2000, when he started as a sales consultant for US Wholesale. He moved to a team leader role within that division before becoming reservations manager for US... more ›
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Aimia Rejects Bid For Aeroplan

Aimia Rejects Bid For Aeroplan Aimia Inc. has rejected the the bid by Air Canada, The Toronto-Dominion Bank, the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Visa Canada Corporation that would see them acquire Aimia's Aeroplan loyalty business. The bid was disclosed on July 25, 2018 and the deadline for Aimia to accept the... more ›
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