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Sabre Maps The New Normal Of Travel

Sabre Maps The New Normal Of Travel In a new study – “Mapping Travel’s New Normal” -- Sabre Corporation identified prominent shifts in travel. The wide-ranging study highlights the different areas of focus for airlines and agencies as both sectors seek to capture opportunities for recovery and for future... more ›
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Air North Takes Off From Toronto

Air North Takes Off From Toronto Air North has broadened its presence in the South by providing a direct link between this country's largest city and the capitals of both the Yukon and the Northwest Territories. The Whitehorse-based carrier Tuesday launched a twice-weekly Whitehorse-Yellowknife-Toronto route, with the... more ›
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ACTA Says Airport, Passport Delays Need To Be Addressed

ACTA Says Airport, Passport Delays Need To Be Addressed With Canadian travellers experiencing significant delays at airport security and customs & immigration check points and long wait times for Canadians renewing passports in-person, ACTA is calling on the government to urgently address the situation. The association notes in a statement... more ›
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Swoop Takes Off To Kelowna

Swoop Takes Off To Kelowna Swoop has launched new daily, non-stop, flights between Kelowna and Edmonton. Bert van der Stege, Head of Commercial and Finance, Swoop, said: “We're pleased to be adding new flights between Edmonton and Kelowna, providing more ultra-low-cost connectivity for the Okanagan region. With... more ›
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Air Transat Launches Montreal-Amsterdam Route

Air Transat Launches Montreal-Amsterdam Route Air Transat has launched direct service between Montreal and Amsterdam that will operate until mid-October with three flights per week at the height of the season: on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. With this service, the airline is responding to the significant demand from travellers who... more ›
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WestJet Takes Off For The Eternal City

WestJet Takes Off For The Eternal City WestJet has launched service to Rome from Calgary, marking the first-ever scheduled connection between Calgary and Rome. Angela Avery, WestJet, Executive Vice-President, External Affairs, said that: “The launch of our highly-anticipated Calgary-Rome service is an incredible... more ›
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Air Canada Sets Its Course As Travel Returns

Air Canada Sets Its Course As Travel Returns Air Canada welcomed a group of about 180 travel trade executives and VIPs to an in-person event in downtown Toronto last night (May 5) to mark the industry's return to travel, as well as to celebrate travel agent appreciation month. Hosted by Air Canada’s Executive Vice President and Chief... more ›
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Recovery Continues In March

IATA Reports Latest Passenger Traffic Results

Recovery Continues In March IATA has reported the latest passenger data for March 2022 which indicates that the recovery of air travel continues. Impacts from the conflict in Ukraine on air travel demand were quite limited overall while Omicron-related effects continued to be confined largely to Asian domestic... more ›
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Canada Jetlines Names Brad Warren As COO

Canada Jetlines Names Brad Warren As COO Canada Jetlines Operations Ltd. has appointed Brad Warren as Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Maintenance of Canada Jetlines. With over 25 years of experience in the airline industry, prior to joining Canada Jetlines in April 2021, Warren served as Managing Director at Air... more ›
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Swoop Adds More Atlantic Canada Flights

Swoop Adds More Atlantic Canada Flights Swoop has introduced flights to Charlottetown Airport (YYG) from Hamilton International Airport (YHM). Bert van der Stege, Head of Commercial and Finance, Swoop, said that: “As Canada's leading ultra-low fare airline, we are pleased to kick off our Atlantic Canada expansion with this... more ›
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