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Top Frequent-Flier Programs for 2018

The Wall Street Journal  2018-05-16 09:54:07

Southwest leads a survey of award availability on 25 airlines, along with Air Canada, Turkish and JetBlue; American makes a big move to open up seats.

Plane nearly landed on crowded taxiway

CNN  2018-05-03 18:45:09

An Air Canada flight nearly landed on a crowded taxiway at San Francisco International Airport.

NTSB: ?No conclusions? so far on Air Canada SFO landing incident

Air Transport World  2018-05-03 17:30:00

The US National Transportation Safety board (NTSB) has released evidence from its ongoing investigation of an incident at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) on July 7, 2017 in which an Air Canada ...

Video shows how close Air Canada jet came to landing on taxiing planes

CNN  2018-05-02 23:11:26

Newly released video shows just how close an Air Canada Airbus A320 came to mistakenly landing on a crowded taxiway at San Francisco International Airport last year.

Air Canada deepens net loss in 1Q on foreign exchange losses

Air Transport World  2018-04-30 19:27:00

Air Canada reported a first-quarter net loss of C$170 million ($132 million), widened from C$13 million loss in the year-ago quarter.read more

Air Canada rolls out enhanced premium service on international flights

Air Transport World  2018-04-20 17:28:00

Air Canada unveiled its new ?Signature Service? premium travel brand this week for international flights and plans to introduce the service upgrade on certain transcontinental flights within North America ...

gategroup expands partnership with Air Canada

Breaking Travel News  2018-04-18 04:34:14

gategroup has reinforced its strategic partnership with Air Canada by signing a three-year extension to the current catering contract of Gate Gourmet Canada.

Fitch: Air Canada, WestJet not ?overly concerned? by ULCC threat

Air Transport World  2018-04-16 14:46:00

Air Canada and Calgary-based LCC WestJet face the biggest threats from each other rather than planned ultra LCC operators eyeing shares of a market dominated by the two carriers, Fitch Ratings said.read ...

Air Canada resolves IT issues following ?worldwide? systems outage

Air Transport World  2018-03-12 21:37:00

Air Canada late Monday was working to clear a backlog of passengers following what the carrier termed ?computer-telecommunications issues? that affected both domestic and international flights.read more

Air Canada resolves IT issues following ?worldwide? systems outage

Air Transport World  2018-03-12 21:37:00

Air Canada late Monday was working to clear a backlog of passengers following what the carrier termed ?computer-telecommunications issues? that affected both domestic and international flights.read more

Air Canada to Launch Daily, Seasonal Calgary-Palm Springs and Edmonton-Las Vegas Flights Next Winter

PR Newswire  2018-03-07 15:40:00

More flights from Calgary to Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos More flights from Vancouver to Palm Springs and Phoenix MONTREAL, March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada today announced it will launch ...

Langan appointed UK sales manager with Air Transat

Breaking Travel News  2018-01-09 08:35:06

Air Transat has announced the appointment of Liz Langan as UK sales manager with responsibility for southern England. With over 15 years of experience in airline sales, Langan joins Air Transat from Oman ...

Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 enters service

Air Transport World  2017-12-12 15:11:00

Air Canada launched Boeing 737 MAX 8 operations on the Toronto-Calgary route Dec. 11.read more

Air Canada launches Signature Suite Toronto Pearson airport

Breaking Travel News  2017-12-01 12:47:16

Air Canada has unveiled the new Air Canada Signature Suite for its top international business customers at its Toronto Pearson global hub.

Air Canada to Launch Edmonton to San Francisco Non-Stop Daily Flights

PR Newswire  2017-11-29 16:30:00

MONTREAL, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada today announced it will launch new daily non-stop, year-round services on May 1, 2018 from Edmonton to San Francisco. Flights will be operated with Bombardier ...

Air Canada Builds Presence In Vietnam With Discover the World

PR Newswire  2017-11-16 18:16:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Canada is building its presence in Asia with new sales and marketing representation in Vietnam provided by Discover the World. Air Canada's Director ...

Air Canada and AAR Announce Signing a Five-Year MRO Contract with Air Canada for Boeing 767 Maintenance

PR Newswire  2017-09-25 14:56:00

WOOD DALE, Ill., Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Global aviation services leader AAR (NYSE: AIR) and Air Canada (TSX: AC) today announced they have signed a 5-year agreement to provide airframe maintenance ...

Air Canada begins narrowbody fleet expansion

Air Transport World  2017-09-20 17:53:00

After several years of focusing on widebody fleet renewal, Air Canada is now preparing to start introducing a large number of new narrowbodies.read more

Air Canada and AAR Conclude $500M CAD Agreement for Airframe Maintenance in Québec, Canada

PR Newswire  2017-09-19 14:30:00

TROIS-RIVIÈRES, Quebec, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Global aviation services leader AAR CORP. (NYSE: AIR) and Air Canada (TSX: AC) today announced they have signed a 10-year agreement to provide airframe ...

Former Air New Zealand boss Rob Fyfe appointed to board of Air Canada

The New Zealand Herald  2017-09-16 03:28:02

Former Air New Zealand boss Rob Fyfe is heading back to work for an airline after being appointed to Air Canada's board.Fyfe is credited with helping turn around Air New Zealand's commercial fortunes ...