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Cathay’s 35th YVR birthday benefits a charity

Cathay’s 35th YVR birthday benefits a charity Charitable organizations in BC have until June 30 to apply for a special gift from Cathay Pacific (CX) valued at $35,000. The airline is marking 35 years of flying non-stop between Vancouver and Hong Kong and has launched the contest to support a worthy BC charity while celebrating the... more ›
Travel Courier Issue Date: Jun 14, 2018
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LOT orders six more Boeing 737 MAXs

LOT orders six more Boeing 737 MAXs LOT is adding six more new generation, narrow-body planes, Boeing 737 MAXs, to its mid-haul fleet. Five planes will be delivered from the Boeing plant in Renton this year with the last set to reach Warsaw in 2020. “Those new generation aircraft are perfect on the most popular mid-haul... more ›
Travel Courier Issue Date: Jun 14, 2018
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Passenger demand slows in April: IATA

Passenger demand slows in April: IATA The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reports global passenger traffic data for April shows that demand (revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs) rose by 6.2% compared to April 2017, which was down from a 12-month high of 9.7% in March. Comparisons with the year ago period are... more ›
Travel Courier Issue Date: Jun 07, 2018
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AC celebrates new Tokyo service

AC celebrates new Tokyo service Air Canada celebrated the launch of the very first scheduled flight between Montreal and Japan June 1. Flights will operate year-round aboard AC's Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, daily during the summer and three times a week during the winter. Air Canada's new transpacific service from... more ›
Travel Courier Issue Date: Jun 07, 2018
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Emirates uncorks the ‘Vintage Collection’

Emirates uncorks the ‘Vintage Collection’ Emirates has launched the Emirates Vintage Collection – a selection of fine wines from its cellar in Burgundy which have been stored for up to 15 years. The four wines to be included this year are the Château Cheval Blanc 2004, Château Haut Brion 2004, Château Mouton Rothschild 2001 and... more ›
Travel Courier Issue Date: May 31, 2018
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Halifax Stanfield geared for future growth

Halifax Stanfield geared for future growth At its May 10 annual public meeting, Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) reflected on 2017 as a year of significant accomplishments, with the airport well positioned for future growth in 2018 and beyond. “Last year was memorable for many reasons, with record-breaking passenger... more ›
Travel Courier Issue Date: May 24, 2018
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AC to open Maple Leaf Lounge in Saskatoon

AC to open Maple Leaf Lounge in Saskatoon Air Canada will open a Maple Leaf Lounge at Saskatoon's John G. Diefenbaker International Airport this fall. It will be the airline's 17th Maple Leaf Lounge in Canada, and construction is currently underway. The lounge will be located post security near gate 5. It will be 137 square... more ›
Travel Courier Issue Date: May 24, 2018
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Passenger demand accelerates in March

Passenger demand accelerates in March The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reports global passenger traffic results for March show that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometres, or RPKs) rose 9.5%, compared to the same month a year ago, the fastest pace in 12 months. Capacity (available seat kilometres, or... more ›
Travel Courier Issue Date: May 17, 2018
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AC launches daily Edmonton-San Francisco service

AC launches daily Edmonton-San Francisco service Air Canada has inaugurated non-stop daily flights between Edmonton and San Francisco. “The tech, innovation and creative industries, together with legendary tourist and outdoor attractions in both Northern California and Northern Alberta make this a prime destination for business and... more ›
Travel Courier Issue Date: May 10, 2018
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New standard established for transporting animals

New standard established for transporting animals IATA has unveiled a new standardized global certification program to improve the safety and welfare of animals travelling by air. The Center of Excellence for Independent Validators for Live Animals Logistics (CEIV Live Animals) provides stakeholders across the air cargo supply chain with... more ›
Travel Courier Issue Date: Apr 12, 2018
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