OTTAWA, Nov. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - The National Airlines Council of Canada
(NACC) welcomes today's decision by the Government of Canada to lift
visa requirements for citizens of the Czech Republic.
"NACC applauds the Government of Canada's decision to lift visa
requirements for citizens of the Czech Republic. Coupled with the
recent Canada-Europe Trade Agreement, measures such as these are
instrumental in increasing trade, travel and tourism between Canada and
Europe," said Marc-André O'Rourke, Executive Director of the NACC.
"With significant improvements already made to the asylum system and
the opportunities created with the upcoming Electronic Travel
Authorization, NACC airlines encourage the Government to relax travel
restrictions where appropriate for other countries and we look forward
to working with the Government to facilitate business and trade from
other emerging economies."
The National Airlines Council of Canada is the trade association
representing Canada's largest national and international passenger air
carriers: Air Canada, Air Transat, Jazz Aviation LP and WestJet. We
promote safe, sustainable and competitive air travel through the
development of policies, regulations and legislation that foster a
world-class transportation system. Collectively, our member airlines
carry over 50 million passengers annually, directly employ 43,000
people and create over 260,000 jobs.
SOURCE: National Airlines Council of Canada
For further information:
Marc-André O'Rourke, Executive Director
National Airlines Council of Canada
Visit our website at www.airlinecouncil.ca