Agents' Choice 2019

Airlines

Air Canada Suspends 2019 Financial Guidance

Move Comes In Light of Boeing 737 MAX 8 Grounding

Air Canada Suspends 2019 Financial Guidance Air Canada said today that it is suspending all financial guidance it provided in respect of the first quarter and full year 2019. The carrier's announcement comes following Transport Canada's safety notice closing Canadian airspace to Boeing 737 MAX aircraft until further notice; the Federal... more ›
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TICO Issues Bulletin on 737 MAX 8

TICO Issues Bulletin on 737 MAX 8 Following Transport Canada's announcement that it was grounding the Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft, the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) reached out to registrants who may have questions regarding their responsibilities under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (Act) and Ontario Regulation... more ›
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FAA Grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8

US Move Follows Canada Decision To Issue Safety Notice

FAA Grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8 After Canadian Transport Minister, Marc Garneau announced that he was issuing a safety notice to ground the Boeing 737 MAX 8, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has followed suit. The FAA issued an order for the temporary grounding of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft operated by U.S.... more ›
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Turkish Airlines Set For The ‘Great Move’

Turkish Airlines Set For The ‘Great Move’ Turkish Airlines is getting set to make its April 5 move to Istanbul Airport. According to officials, the moving operation will take a total of 45 hours and will be completed on April 6. In order to conclude the “Great Move” successfully, Atatürk Airport and Istanbul Airport will be... more ›
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Sunwing Temporarily Suspends 737 MAX 8 Operations

Sunwing Temporarily Suspends 737 MAX 8 Operations Sunwing Airlines is temporarily suspending the operations of its four Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The company says it has taken the decision “for evolving commercial reasons unrelated to safety, with those reasons” including “airspace restrictions imposed by some of our partner... more ›
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Air Canada Cancels Several London Flights

Air Canada Cancels Several London Flights Following a move by the UK to close its airspace to Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, Air Canada cancelled several of its scheduled flights to London. France, Germany and Ireland have all closed their airspace to the Max 8 aircraft, the same model that crashed Sunday in Ethiopia, killing all 158... more ›
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Turkish Airlines Shows Off New Cabin Uniforms

Turkish Airlines Shows Off New Cabin Uniforms Turkish Airlines showcased its new cabin crew uniforms during last week's International Tourism Fair (ITB) in Berlin, with Turkey’s Minister of Culture and Tourism, Mehmet Nuri Ersoy attending the event. Eleven flight attendants presented the new uniforms to ITB guests on a six-metre-long... more ›
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Celebrating Women In Travel On IWD 2019

Celebrating Women In Travel On IWD 2019 Their contributions have changed and continue to change the nature of travel and tourism in Canada and around the world. They are movers and shakers, who have taken risks and found their own path to success. Since March 2017, Canadian Travel Press has been telling their remarkable stories... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Cruise, News, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research, Women in travel

Meet The Women Of The World

Air Canada Marks IWD 2019 With Special Flight

Meet The Women Of The World Air Canada marked International Women's Day 2019 by operating flight AC832 from Montreal to Brussels with all female pilots and flight attendants today. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight, which arrived in Brussels this morning, was additionally supported by female ground crews providing... more ›
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Brussels Airlines Operates All-Female Flight

Brussels Airlines Operates All-Female Flight As a symbolic gesture on International Women’s Day, Brussels Airlines is operating its flight to Kigali and Entebbe with an all-female crew, a move designed to help raise awareness about gender inequality in Europe as well as in Africa, the airline’s most important market. A Brussels... more ›
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