WestJet’s codeshare with KLM is evolving as the carrier is now using its ‘WS’ on KLM-operated flights.
As a result of the expanded codeshare agreement, WestJet’s passengers will now have access via Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport (AMS) to 18 cities across Austria, Belgium, France,... more ›
Industry Gathers In Toronto To Talk Travel And The Future
Talk about the travel industry leading by example ...
Last Thursday evening (July 22), Press Today had a chance to join many prominent Toronto-based travel industry officials at a get-together at Toronto's Mimico Cruising Club. It was a gathering that Pat Probert of Bob Family Travel was... more ›
EC Slots Decision Damages Sustainability and Industry Recovery
IATA has responded angrily to the European Commission’s (EC) decision to set the winter slot use threshold at 50%, branding the decision as being ‘out of touch’ with reality.
The airline industry association said that the EC has ignored the advice and evidence presented by EU member... more ›
Optimism Grows In The Caribbean As Pent Up Demand Reversing Negative Trends
There is guarded optimism in the Caribbean as there is increasing evidence in the marketplace that pent-up demand is roaring back much earlier and at a much quicker pace than forecasters had predicted.
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is also encouraged by the data from its member... more ›
Air Canada Vacations has unveiled its new lineup of winter 2021-2022 flights that
includes the addition of new flights and a full flying program in Ontario and the Maritimes, resuming service to almost 100% of its pre-pandemic destinations.
The tour operator is also introducing an all-new... more ›
Air Canada is reporting its financial results for the second quarter of 2021, with highlights of those results including:
Operating revenues of $837 million, an increase of $310 million or 59 per cent from the second quarter of 2020.
Negative EBITDA (1) (earnings before interest, taxes,... more ›
IATA Warns Governments Of High Costs Of Testing
IATA is warning governments that they need to take action to address the high cost of COVID-19 tests in many jurisdictions and urged flexibility in permitting the use of cost-effective antigen tests as an alternative to more expensive PCR tests.
The airline industry association is also... more ›
FLYGTA Airlines has signed a strategic commercial agreement with Travelport.
The new agreement follows another deal the carrier reached with SITA as FLYGTA continues to expand its capability to distribute its private jet and regular scheduled airfares and inventory to a global network of... more ›
Carrier Renews Deal With Pilot Training Partner
Porter Airlines is giving its customers more payment options when purchasing flights on the company’s website.
The carrier is partnering with Ingenico to provide alternative secure and convenient payment methods, starting with PayPal and WeChat. New channels are also being considered for... more ›
Air Canada Vacations has released details of its new lineup of 2021/2022 flights to sun destinations this winter.
The roster includes a full flying program in Western Canada, with nonstop flights from major Canadian cities to Mexico and connections to an additional 31 destinations in Mexico,... more ›