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Nane Named New Chair of the IATA Board

Nane Named New Chair of the IATA Board Pegasus Airlines Vice-Chairperson of the Board (Managing Director) Mehmet Tevfik Nane has assumed his duties as Chair of the IATA Board of Governors (BoG) for a one-year term, effective from the conclusion of the 78th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Doha, Qatar on June 21, 2022. Nane is... more ›
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Rebuilding Airline Profitability

IATA Upgrades Its Outlook For The Airline Industry

Rebuilding Airline Profitability IATA has upgraded its outlook for the airline industry’s 2022 financial performance as the pace of recovery from the COVID-19 crisis quickens. Forecast highlights include: Industry losses are expected to reduce to -$9.7 billion (improved from the October 2021 forecast for an $11.6... more ›
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Swoop Adds New Regina Service

Swoop Adds New Regina Service Swoop is celebrating its recent inaugural flights to Regina from both Edmonton and Winnipeg. Bert van der Stege, Head of Commercial and Finance at Swoop, said: “We are thrilled to continue our summer network expansion here in Regina with two important inaugural flights. Today's celebration... more ›
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WestJet Sets A Course To The Future

WestJet Sets A Course To The Future The WestJet Group recently brought together leaders, representing all parts of the operations and business, to hear directly from Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Alexis von Hoensbroech, as he shared plans for growth into the COVID recovery, and the airline’s commitment to embracing its... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, News, West

Hope Air, Porter Airlines Renew Partnership

Hope Air, Porter Airlines Renew Partnership Hope Air and Porter Airlines have announced a new partnership to strengthen Hope Air’s mission and service. The carrier is a national charity that supports families and children in need who must travel for vital medical care. As part of this partnership, Porter is providing free travel... more ›
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Cayman Islands Set To Host Major Events

Cayman Islands Set To Host Major Events The Cayman Islands Ministry and Department of Tourism are partnering with the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) to host the organization’s Business Meetings from Sept. 12 to Sept. 15, 2022. This conference will be the first major in-person event program for the CTO. The... more ›
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Swoop Adds Flights To Comox

Swoop Adds Flights To Comox Swoop has launched flights to Comox Valley Airport (YQQ) from Edmonton International Airport (YEG). Ryan Hubbard, Senior Manager, Airports at Swoop, said that: “As Canada's leading ultra-low fare airline, we are thrilled to continue our network expansion in beautiful British Columbia,... more ›
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Air Canada Foundation Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Air Canada Foundation Celebrates 10th Anniversary The Air Canada Foundation (ACF) is celebrating its milestone 10-year anniversary focusing on the health and well-being of children and youth. Since its inception in 2012, the Foundation has positively impacted the lives of thousands of children through its various programs, partnerships, and... more ›
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Swoop Arrives In St. John’s, NL

Swoop Arrives In St. John’s, NL Swoop has launched service to St. John's International Airport (YYT) from Hamilton's John C. Munro International Airport (YHM). Bert van der Stege, Head of Commercial and Finance, Swoop, said: “We are pleased to continue our Atlantic expansion today with our inaugural flight from St.... more ›
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Good News But More To Be Done

Canadian Travel And Tourism Roundtable Welcomes Canada, U.S. Testing Announcements

Good News But More To Be Done The Canadian Travel and Tourism Roundtable welcomed the removal of testing requirements for travellers by the U.S. and the temporary removal of testing by Canada for travellers. However, it continued to call on the Canadian Government to permanently remove all arrival testing and other... more ›
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