Agents' Choice 2019

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WestJet Launches Calgary-Montego Bay Service

WestJet Launches Calgary-Montego Bay Service Jamaica bound. WestJet launched its new, non-stop flight from Calgary to Montego Bay, Jamaica, yesterday (Jan. 3). To mark the occasion, the Jamaica Tourist Board Canada partnered with the Calgary Airport Authority to hold an inaugural event at Calgary International Airport. The new flight... more ›
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Yukon Winter Adventure For Travel Trade Professionals

Yukon Winter Adventure For Travel Trade Professionals A special one-off tour for Canadian travel trade professionals to experience northern Canada in the winter – including hopefully the northern lights – is fully booked and ready for take-off. Branded the “Long Night” and with flights provided by Air North, the trip will bring over 80... more ›
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Emirates Launches Annual ‘Fly Better Sale’

Emirates Launches Annual ‘Fly Better Sale’ Emirates has launched its annual Fly Better 2019 Sale, inviting Canadians to enjoy the Emirates experience for less. Through Jan. 8, Canadians can book Economy and Business class travel to select destinations throughout the Emirates network from East Canada - Toronto (YYZ), with fares... more ›
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Europe’s Regional Airports Taking Off

Europe’s Regional Airports Taking Off Europe’s regional airports are taking off in popularity, according to the latest findings from ForwardKeys, which predicts future travel patterns by analyzing 17 million booking transactions a day. Some of the boost can be attributed to specific events like the 2018 FIFA World Cup in... more ›
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Ethiopia Surpasses Dubai as Major Transit Hub to Africa

Ethiopia Surpasses Dubai as Major Transit Hub to Africa Ethiopia, the base for Africa’s largest Aviation Group Ethiopian Airlines, has overtaken Dubai as the top transit hub for long-haul passengers to Africa. The success underscores the continued success of Ethiopian Airlines’ expansion drive. Addis Ababa airport had increased the number... more ›
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Cayman Airways Takes Delivery of its First Max 8

Cayman Airways Takes Delivery of its First Max 8 Cayman Airways took formal delivery of its new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft from Air Lease Corporation (ALC) on Nov. 28 at a ceremony in Seattle hosted by Boeing to mark the occasion. “This year, as we celebrate 50 years of safe and reliable service, we take great pride in introducing the... more ›
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AC Preferred by Business Travellers

AC Preferred by Business Travellers Air Canada is the preferred airline for domestic travel for 92% of frequent business travellers, according to the Ipsos Reid 2018 Canadian Business Traveller Survey. The national study determined Air Canada is the only Canadian airline to see a consistent increase in preference and in usage... more ›
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BA Surprises Deserving Children With Magical Trip

BA Surprises Deserving Children With Magical Trip British Airways has created some extra special Christmas BA Magic for a group of deserving children, by taking them on the trip of a lifetime to New York City to “live like Kevin,” inspired by the adventures of Kevin in the festive family favourite, Home Alone 2. “A Very Kevin... more ›
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Air Canada Announces Executive Realignment

Air Canada Announces Executive Realignment   Air Canada has announced the appointments of Michael Rousseau (l) to the new position of deputy chief executive officer and chief financial officer, and Craig Landry (r) to executive vice-president, Operations, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Rousseau and Landry are both based in Montreal,... more ›
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United Adds Chicago Flights Out of Halifax

United Adds Chicago Flights Out of Halifax United Airlines has introduced a new nonstop service to Chicago O’Hare out of Halifax, adding to the growing list of US destinations from Halifax Stanfield Airport. United’s service to Chicago is the third new destination already announced for 2019, following the recent announcements of... more ›
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