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Grenada welcomes new airlift from US and Canada for winter season

Breaking Travel News  2018-10-06 06:53:10

With record visitor arrival numbers logged for 2018 so far, the continued demand for Grenada has positively impacted airlines such as Air Canada and American Airlines, who have announced additional flights ...

Air Canada launches seasonal service to Bordeaux

Breaking Travel News  2018-10-05 08:53:05

Air Canada has announced the introduction of new seasonal Montreal-Bordeaux service between June 15th and September 15th next year. Flights will operate four days a week with Boeing 737 MAX 8 and are timed ...

Austrian Airlines, Air Canada to expand joint venture

Air Transport World  2018-10-03 15:25:00

Star Alliance members Austrian Airlines and Air Canada will expand their transatlantic joint venture from April 29, 2019.read more

Near miss: Air Canada's brush with catastrophe caught on camera San Francisco Airport

The New Zealand Herald  2018-09-27 02:18:39

A potentially "catastrophic" incident involving an Air Canada passenger jet that flew over other aircraft at close range on a San Francisco International Airport taxiway was the result of crew errors, ...

Air Canada Rouge to offer St. Vincent connection year-round from October

Breaking Travel News  2018-09-10 05:58:37

This is the second year the airline has offered non-stop flights since the opening of the Argyle International Airport on February 2017, and the first-time offering year-round to Canadian travellers.

Air Canada Rouge to offer St. Vincent connection year-round from October

Breaking Travel News  2018-09-10 05:58:07

This is the second year the airline has offered non-stop flights since the opening of the Argyle International Airport on February 2017, and the first-time offering year-round to Canadian travellers.

United raises baggage fees, following JetBlue, Air Canada and WestJet

Air Transport World  2018-08-31 20:40:00

Chicago-based United Airlines became the latest North American carrier to raise checked bag fees, as airlines contend with lower revenues amid climbing prices for jet fuel. read more

NTSB to hold probable cause meeting on Air Canada SFO near miss

Air Transport World  2018-08-31 20:26:00

The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will meet Sept. 25 to determine the probable cause of a near miss on landing last year involving an Air Canada Airbus A320 at San Francisco International ...

Air Canada to accept Alipay and WeChat Pay

Breaking Travel News  2018-08-22 07:15:30

Air Canada has announced Alipay and WeChat Pay are now payment choices available when booking on the carrier?s North American and Hong Kong websites.

Smith appointed chief executive at Air France-KLM

Breaking Travel News  2018-08-17 08:25:05

Current Air Canada chief operating officer Benjamin Smith has been selected by Air France-KLM as its next chief executive. Smith has played a major role at Air Canada over the past two decades, and becomes ...

Air France-KLM appoints first foreign CEO over union objections

Reuters  2018-08-16 19:59:16

Air France-KLM named Air Canada executive Benjamin Smith as its new boss on Thursday, opting for an outsider to steer the airline group through a fraught stand-off with unions at its French carrier.

Breaking News: Ben Smith appointed Air France-KLM CEO

Air Transport World  2018-08-16 18:31:00

Air Canada president airlines and COO Ben Smith has been appointed Air France-KLM CEO.read more

Air France KLM board member criticizes Air Canada?s Smith as CEO choice

Air Transport World  2018-08-13 14:47:00

The pilot representative on Air France KLM?s board of directors has spoken out against the possibility of the group choosing Air Canada?s passenger airlines president and COO as its next chief executive, ...

Air Canada prepares rouge subsidiary for ULCC competition

Air Transport World  2018-08-09 14:25:00

As the Canadian ULCC market heats up, Air Canada said it is prepared to leverage the significant flexibility of its rouge subsidiary to ward off competition, from adding flights in major domestic markets ...

Lead candidate to head Air France-KLM is Air Canada's COO: Le Monde

Reuters  2018-08-08 10:04:44

Air France-KLM's nominations committee has picked Benjamin Smith, Air Canada's chief operating officer, as its preferred candidate to head the airline, French newspaper Le Monde reported on Wednesday.

Air Canada to slow growth rate after 2Q net loss

Air Transport World  2018-07-30 20:19:00

Air Canada is ?extensively? studying its capacity projections for late 2018/2019 and has confirmed it will reduce its growth rate, but has not finalized the timing or extent of its changes, top executives ...

Air Canada rolls out satellite-connected Wi-Fi on long-haul fleet

Breaking Travel News  2018-06-11 06:00:27

Air Canada has begun offering next-generation, satellite connectivity on its wide-body international fleet with the introduction of Air Canada Wi-Fi provided by Gogo.

Air Canada Begins Offering Satellite Connectivity on International Flights

PR Newswire  2018-06-07 15:38:00

Satellite connectivity across Air Canada's wide-body, international fleet debuts on 777-300ER aircraft First Canadian airline to offer internet services that enable customers to stream TV shows and ...

Air China, Air Canada ink joint venture agreement

Air Transport World  2018-06-06 13:38:00

Air China has signed a joint venture (JV) agreement with Air Canada to enhance its position in the fast-growing Sino-Canada market.read more

Air Canada: No plans to exercise 787 options

Air Transport World  2018-05-17 18:43:00

Air Canada does not plan to exercise options on Boeing 787s, CFO Michael Rousseau said at a recent industry event. read more