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Transat Web Page Features Hotel Partner Test Info

Transat Web Page Features Hotel Partner Test Info In an effort to help travellers comply with the new government measure requiring proof of a negative COVID-19 test result to travel to Canada, some of Transat's hotel partners are now offering COVID-19 testing services on-site or at an external clinic. To simplify the process for travel... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Quebec Premier Calls For Non-Essential Travel Ban

Quebec Premier Calls For Non-Essential Travel Ban Quebec Premier François Legault is calling on the federal government to ban non-essential international travel. The Premier indicated that he wants to avoid reliving the situation linked to the March 2020 March break, which could have disastrous consequences for the provinces health... more ›
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IATA Urges Support For Digital Vaccination Certificate

IATA Urges Support For Digital Vaccination Certificate IATA is urging the European Union to support an initiative from Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to agree to a common digital European COVID-19 vaccination certificate that would enable those who are vaccinated to travel freely within Europe without COVID-19 testing. In an open... more ›
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AC Resuming Boeing 737 MAX Operations On Feb. 1

AC Resuming Boeing 737 MAX Operations On Feb. 1 Air Canada has confirmed that following Transport Canada’s (TC) Airworthiness Directive and January 20, 2021 lifting of the existing Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) for the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, the aircraft ungrounding by regulatory bodies worldwide, along with its own independent assessments of... more ›
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Martin Retiring From WestJet

Martin Retiring From WestJet Captain Jeff Martin, executive vice-president and chief operating officer for WestJet is retiring effective Feb.26, 2021. Martin will be returning to the U.S. to be with his family. Ed Sims, WestJet President and CEO, said: “We are very grateful for all that Jeff has done for our... more ›
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Air Canada Suspends St. Vincent Flights  

Air Canada Suspends St. Vincent Flights   The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourist office is advising that following new restrictions on Canadian travellers that impacted on demand, Air Canada has decided to cancel flight operations to several routes including St Vincent and the Grenadines from Jan. 23 for this current 2021 winter... more ›
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A Crisis In Canadian Aviation

Service Cuts Capture Stark Reality Faced By Canada’s Airlines

A Crisis In Canadian Aviation In a no-punches pulled statement, Mike McNaney, President and CEO of the National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC) said that today’s (Jan. 13, 2021) announcement by Air Canada of further service cuts and layoffs – which came hard on the heels of WestJet’s announcement last week that it... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News

AC Implements Capacity and Workforce Reductions

AC Implements Capacity and Workforce Reductions Air Canada is reducing its first quarter system capacity by an additional 25% as it adjusts its network under its COVID-19 Mitigation and Recovery Plan. The system-wide changes, will result in a workforce reduction of approximately 1,700 employees, in addition to the over 200 impacted... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News

TAP Offers More Miles For Travel

TAP Offers More Miles For Travel Members of TAP Air Portugal’s loyalty program, TAP Miles&Go, now have new benefits to enjoy with Miles4Extras, using their mileage points to purchase seat upgrades, extra baggage or sports equipment, access to lounges, or FastTrack services among other benefits. And even customers who... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Specials

Air Canada Earns Top Marks For Health, Safety

Air Canada Earns Top Marks For Health, Safety Air Canada has been certified as a global champion for its commitment to the health and safety of customers and employees, receiving Diamond certification from the APEX Health Safety powered by SimpliFlying. This recognizes the numerous initiatives Air Canada has taken since the onset of the... more ›
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