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Air Canada Posts Strong Q1

Air Canada Posts Strong Q1 Air Canada has reported first quarter 2019 EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization and impairment) of $583 million compared to first quarter 2018 EBITDA of $504 million. The carrier also reported first quarter 2019 operating income of $127 million compared to... more ›
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It’s A Deal

WestJet Encore Pilots Ratify 5-year Deal

It’s A Deal Ninety-two percent of WestJet Encore pilots -- represented by the Airline Pilots Association (ALPA) – have voted in favour of a five-year agreement with WestJet. The vote represents 90% of the 505 WestJet Encore pilots. The agreement starts January 1, 2019 and expires on January 1,... more ›
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Let The Renewal Begin

Air Transat Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A321neoLR

Let The Renewal Begin Air Transat has taken delivery of the first of 15 Airbus A321neoLRs that will be added to its fleet between now and 2022. Annick Guérard, chief operating officer at Transat, said that: “The arrival of this new generation of aircraft is an important moment for our company and our... more ›
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WestJet Takes Off To Austin, Portland

Carrier Continues To Expand Its Service From Calgary International

WestJet Takes Off To Austin, Portland WestJet has launched nonstop flight between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and Calgary International Airport (YYC). Arved von zur Muehlen, chief commercial officer for WestJet, said: “We're thrilled to welcome the fun, funky and innovative city of Austin to the WestJet... more ›
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EXCLUSIVE: BSAP Takes Off With FLYGTA

2019 Ambassadors Also Enjoy Welcome Networking Reception

EXCLUSIVE: BSAP Takes Off With FLYGTA It was up, up and away – temporarily – on Wednesday for the winning ambassadors in this year's Baxter Student Ambassador Program. The travel students – who were from across the country – were given bird's-eye views of Toronto by Billy Bishop Airport-based FLYGTA Airlines, one of... more ›
Posted in Airlines, BSAP, News, Tourism Organizations

Austrian Launches Montreal-Vienna Service

Austrian Launches Montreal-Vienna Service Austrian Airlines has launched new, non-stop service between Vienna, Austria and Montreal. Flight OS 73 departs Vienna at 10:30 a.m. local time and arrives at Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport at 1:35 p.m. local time. Eastbound flight OS 74 departs Montreal at 6:45 p.m.... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News

Happy Travel Agent Day!

Sandals, Transat, G Adventures, Sunwing, WestJet Say Thanks

Happy Travel Agent Day! Well, it may not be your birthday, but it's certainly YOUR DAY and suppliers across Canada want the first day of May 2019 to be all about Travel Agents. Certainly, here at Baxter Media, we know just how important agents are – not to mention have been and will be – to the distribution of... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Hotels, Resorts, Tour Operators

SkyLink Has All The Right Tools For Agents

SkyLink Has All The Right Tools For Agents SkyLink believes it has a particularly “app(s)ropriate” way to serve travel agents. Company COO Yuvraj Datta told a Toronto roadshow last night (April 30) that two new apps – Trips and Trip Pay – are now available for agents, with both linked with the company's TripPro... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Travel Agents

WestJet Unveils New Home For 787 Dreamliner

WestJet Unveils New Home For 787 Dreamliner WestJet has unveiled its new Dreamliner maintenance hangar at its hub at Calgary International Airport (YYC). On hand for the ribbon-cutting ceremony were Member of Parliament, Kent Hehr, City of Calgary Councillor, Jyoti Gondek, Calgary Airport Authority president and CEO, Bob Sartor, 1,500... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, News

The Dream Makers

Building Relationships And Turning Bucket Lists Into Reality

The Dream Makers These days travellers are looking for more from their vacations than simply seeing the sights. They want to be authentically immersed in the destination through experiences and local interactions. At the core, it's the people they encounter along the way who help shape their trip. In the... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Specials, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents
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