Etihad Airways, Jazeera Airways, Jetstar, Qantas, Qatar Airways and Royal Jordanian have announced that they will be implementing the IATA Travel Pass in a phased rollout across their networks.
The five carriers join Emirates Airline as IATA Travel Pass implementation pioneers.
IATA’s... more ›
Air Transat has appointed Cyril Cousin as Director of Air Transat for the France, Benelux, Switzerland and Germany markets.
This is a return to the Transat group for Cousin, after his departure in 2016 when Transat France was sold to the TUI group.
He will be reporting to Xavier... more ›
IATA Survey Finds Travel Restrictions Frustrations Grow
Air travellers are becoming increasingly frustrated with COVID-19 travel restrictions, according to a new survey commissioned by IATA of 4,700 respondents in 11 markets in September 2021 and also found that there is confidence that the risks of COVID-19 can be effectively managed and that the... more ›
Air Canada is launching a new service between Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and Ottawa beginning Oct. 31, 2021.
Initially, the route will offer four return trips daily, increasing to up to eight return trips daily starting in summer 2022.
Mark Galardo, senior vice president, network... more ›
NACC Wants Urgent Talks On Implementation Of New Policy
It came as no surprise that the federal government announced that it was moving ahead with its plans to require COVID-19 vaccination across the federal public service and federally regulated transportation sectors.
Nor was it a surprise that it also announced that travellers departing from... more ›
It came as little surprise that the major topic of discussion at this year’s hybrid IATA annual general meeting in Boston was the ongoing Coronavirus endemic and its devastating effect on global aviation.
Last year’s AGM, slated for Amsterdam, was cancelled while this year’s version... more ›
Porter Airlines has officially returned to all 18 of its year-round destinations, with the addition of Fredericton, Saint John, N.B., Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timmins and Windsor.
The carrier initially restarted on Sept. 8, after suspending service due to the pandemic. Destinations were... more ›
IATA Calls For End To Inconsistent Travel Restrictions
Wildly inconsistent COVID-19 travel restrictions are stalling the recovery of air transport and IATA is urging governments to put an end to those restrictions by implementing simplified regimes to manage the risks of COVID-19 as borders re-open to international travel.
Willie Walsh, director... more ›
WestJet is launching Toronto-Dublin flights in the spring of 2022.
The new non-stop seasonal flights are set to operate four-times weekly, beginning on May 15, 2022 and will increase to daily by June 2, 2022.
John Weatherill, chief commercial officer for WestJet, explained that: “As... more ›
Flair Airlines is introducing nonstop service between Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ) and Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) beginning Dec. 15, 2021. Flair is the only airline offering non-stop service on the route this holiday season.
Stephen Jones, president and CEO, Flair Airlines,... more ›