Industry Reacts As Federal Government Removes COVID-19 Border Restrictions
The federal government will remove all COVID-19 entry restrictions, as well as testing, quarantine, and isolation requirements for anyone entering Canada, effective Oct. 1, 2022.
The removal of border measures has been facilitated by a number of factors, including modelling that indicates... more ›
Incheon International Airport of Seoul, South Korea has repeatedly earned Skytrax honours as one of the world’s top airports, as well as a #1 ranking as the world’s best transit airport – facts that were celebrated at a recent travel trade dinner in Vancouver hosted by Korean... more ›
The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault,
The federal... more ›
Carrier Celebrates Inaugural Flight From Toronto Pearson
As it celebrated its inaugural flight from Toronto Pearson this week (Sept. 22), Canada Jetlines Operations Ltd. also announced that it was partnering with Clarity Travel Technology Solutions (Clarity TTS).
The partnership between the travel tech company and Canada Jetlines will provide... more ›
WestJet Comments On Reports Of Possible Changes To Canada’s Travel Policies
While there have been numerous media reports suggesting that the federal government will be making changes to Canada’s current travel policies, WestJet’s VP External Affairs, Andy Gibbons said in a statement that: “As of today, WestJet has not received formal notice from the government... more ›
Yukon’s Airline Celebrates Milestone Passenger Mark
Air North is having a milestone year.
Yukon’s Airline, as it has been dubbed, celebrated its 45th anniversary in February and in June, it marked the 20th anniversary of its Boeing 737 service that connects Whitehorse, Yukon, with British Columbia (Vancouver, Victoria and Kelowna), Alberta... more ›
Sunwing is implementing changes to its airline services with new "à la carte airline options."
The changes apply to seat selection, which will include the addition of Preferred seating, and baggage fees. Under the new structure, customers will now have to pay $25 for carry-on baggage ($50... more ›
Canada Jetlines Operations Ltd. has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Sabre. The new long-term deal ensures that Sabre will distribute the carrier’s comprehensive content for travel agencies and corporations through the Sabre travel marketplace (GDS) -- supporting Canada... more ›
Porter Aviation Holdings Inc.’s (Porter) wholly-owned subsidiary, Porter Aircraft Leasing Corp., has entered into sale and leaseback and pre-delivery payment (PDP) financing agreements for 12 Embraer E195-E2 aircraft.
TrueNoord, and certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo (NYSE: APO)... more ›
Takeaways From Caribbean Aviation Day
The price is not right.
Driving home the point that “some Caribbean states are pricing themselves out of the global travel and tourism competition,” Peter Cerdá, Regional Vice President, The Americas for IATA, kicked off the 4th Caribbean Aviation Day held in the Cayman Islands by doing... more ›