Infinite Canada Flight Pass Offers Customers Flexibility, Certainty for Domestic Travel
Air Canada has introduced its new Infinite Canada Flight Pass, designed to give customers flexibility and certainty for booking travel within Canada.
For one flat fee, pass holders will be able to book travel without blackout or booking restrictions, make changes or cancellations without... more ›
According to a report from the CBC, the Canada-US border closure will be extended to Oct. 21.
Quoting a source “with direct knowledge of the situation,” the CBC story indicates that the federal government will extend the border closure another 30 days and the CBC is also reporting that... more ›
According to the latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourist arrivals plunged 93% in June 2020, compared to June 2019 – driving home the severity of the COVID-19 global pandemic on the travel and tourism industry.
For the first half of 2020, the UNWTO’s... more ›
WestJet released an updated schedule designed to get Canadians to and from key destinations while supporting the economic recovery of Canada through continued domestic flying.
Beginning Oct. 4, 2020 WestJet will offer operations to and from 48 destinations including 39 in Canada, three... more ›
IATA Urges Canadian Government To Consider Other Options To Quarantine
IATA is urging the Canadian government to support the COVID-19 testing initiatives of Air Canada and WestJet as a means to safely reopen Canada to international and domestic travel without the need for blanket quarantine measures. The airline industry association points out that... more ›
Carrier Introducing No-Charge COVID-19 Travel Insurance Coverage
WestJet has announced no-charge COVID-19 travel insurance coverage for eligible guests booking travel to Mexico, the Caribbean and European destinations including the United Kingdom.
The airline says that for reservations made on or after Sept. 18, 2020, any WestJet air-only reservation... more ›
Governments, Public Health Authorities Team Up On Plan
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a significant impact on the air industry and how Canadians travel across Canada, the government of Canada is making it clear that it’s committed to addressing new and emerging challenges and implementing measures to protect Canadians’ health and... more ›
Toronto Pearson International Airport, operated by the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), is the first Canadian airport to be accredited under the Airports Council International (ACI) Airport Health Accreditation program.
ACI-NA president and CEO, Kevin M. Burke said: “Since the... more ›
In Canada, we have now completed our fifth month of fighting COVID-19, while we wait on a possible vaccine and try to establish the “new normal.”
Our border to the US remains understandably closed, while our federal government takes no progressive action in opening our air borders to... more ›
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GlobalData Finds Uptick In Sentiment Scores For T&T Sector
According to GlobalData, the travel and tourism (T&T) sector witnessed an uptick in Q3 2020 earnings transcript sentiment scores.
The leading data and analytics company reports that hotel operators’ sentimental growth was influenced by improvements in occupancy rates, while airline... more ›