Passenger Aviation Find the latest news from the passenger aviation industry. This category contains releases regarding new routes and fare structures, customer incentives and loyalty programs, and the addition of new aircraft to existing fleets. Learn about special offers and charity initiatives, and get the latest safety and security information. Also included are releases pertaining to financial performance, market growth and corporate structure such as operating statistics, traffic figures, fiscal reports, fleet purchases and sales, market research results, industry conferences and awards, and new partnerships.

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15:49 ET Government of Canada approves First Air and Canadian North merger

Approval subject to terms and conditions OTTAWA, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - From visiting family members, to attending essential medical appointments, to...


Jun 18, 2019, 17:11 ET MACH specifies structure of its formal proposal to Transat

MONTREAL, June 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Group Mach Inc. ("MACH") confirms that the proposed acquisition structure in its formal proposal to acquire...


Jun 18, 2019, 10:43 ET Air Canada Named Best Airline in North America for Third Straight Year at 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards

Airline also wins for World's Best Business Class Lounge Dining Employees recognized as Best Airline Staff in Canada Eighth time in 10 years Air...


Jun 18, 2019, 09:32 ET Aeroflot Named Best Airline in Eastern Europe for Eighth Time at Skytrax World Airline Awards 2019

Aeroflot has again scooped the title of Best Airline in Eastern Europe at the Skytrax World Airline Awards, held today at Air and Space Museum during ...


Jun 18, 2019, 07:30 ET Skytrax 2019 World Airline Awards - Air Transat named World's Best Leisure Airline for the second year running

MONTREAL, June 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - For the second year in a row, Air Transat has taken the title of World's Best Leisure Airline at the Skytrax...


Jun 17, 2019, 03:00 ET Seamless Air Alliance showcases technologies enabling the future of inflight connectivity at Paris Air Show 2019

The aggravations of inflight internet access will soon be a thing of the past as the next-generation of inflight connectivity is set to become a...


Jun 14, 2019, 14:05 ET Transat A.T. Inc. Acknowledges Receipt of Group Mach Inc.'s Conditional Proposal Letter

MONTRÉAL, June 14, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Transat A.T. Inc. ("Transat") confirms that it has received from Group Mach Inc. a non-binding and conditional ...


Jun 14, 2019, 11:55 ET Air Canada Introduces Maple Leaf Lounge Express: Another Convenient Way to Work or Relax before Flying to the U.S. from Toronto Pearson

Second Transborder Lounge at Pearson is just steps from U.S. departure gates Attention editors: Photos available at aircanada.com/media MONTREAL,...


Jun 13, 2019, 11:00 ET Air Canada is proud to support Franco festivals across the country

MONTREAL, June 13, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada is proud to partner with major Francophone festivals across the country, notably the two that kick...


Jun 11, 2019, 09:03 ET Canadian Travellers Spread Kindness One Carry-On Bag at a Time

Today, Expedia® released the results of its annual 2019 Airplane and Hotel Etiquette Study, offering a deep dive into Canadian travellers'...


Jun 06, 2019, 12:00 ET Winter 2019-2020 - YQB enjoys more international flights to and from Québec City thanks to Air Transat

QUÉBEC CITY, June 6, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) eagerly welcomes Air Transat's decision to add more...


Jun 06, 2019, 11:43 ET Air Transat announces the new features of its winter 2019-2020 flight program

The carrier will add New Orleans, Louisiana, to its list of destinations and will serve Madrid and Malaga, Spain, year round MONTREAL, June 6, 2019...


Jun 04, 2019, 17:01 ET Air Canada Provides Update on Exclusive Agreement with Transat A.T. Inc. to Pursue a Combination of the two Companies

Due diligence on binding agreement due to be completed by end of June MONTREAL, June 4, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today said that it is in the...


Jun 04, 2019, 09:16 ET Mach proposes privatization of Transat AT Inc. at $14 cash per share

MONTREAL, June 4, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Group Mach Inc. ("Mach"), the largest independent real estate developer and owner in Quebec proposes the...


Jun 04, 2019, 09:16 ET Mach proposes privatization of Transat AT Inc. at $14 cash per share

MONTREAL, June 4, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Group Mach Inc. ("Mach"), the largest independent real estate developer and owner in Quebec proposes the...


Jun 04, 2019, 07:45 ET Air Canada and Drone Delivery Canada Corp. Announce a Sales Agency Agreement

Air Canada Cargo will help Drone Delivery Canada Corp. market its services MONTREAL, June 4, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada announced today that it...


Jun 03, 2019, 18:56 ET Air Canada Inaugurates Daily Montreal-Raleigh Flights

MONTREAL, June 3, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today inaugurated a new, non-stop service between Montreal and Raleigh, North Carolina. This...


Jun 03, 2019, 12:56 ET Air Canada Demonstrates Commitment to Social Responsibility with release of its 2018 Corporate Sustainability Report

Report details progress on safety, the environment, people and communities MONTREAL, June 3, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today issued Citizens of...


May 30, 2019, 05:00 ET Collinson Continues U.S. Growth Through Further Investment in Airport Infrastructure

Collinson, a global leader in customer benefits and loyalty, announces a significant investment in the U.S. market, with the opening of seven new...


May 29, 2019, 11:30 ET Canada Announces Four Finalists for The Sky's the Limit Challenge $5-Million Grand Prize

VANCOUVER, May 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Reducing pollution from aviation will create a more competitive and sustainable industry and is critical for building ...


May 29, 2019, 07:00 ET Air Canada Renews Normal Course Issuer Bid and Automatic Share Purchase Plan

MONTREAL, May 29, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced that it has renewed its normal course issuer bid for its Class A variable voting...


May 24, 2019, 11:13 ET Canadians to benefit from new Air Passenger Protection Regulations

TORONTO, May 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Air travel is essential to Canada's economic growth and prosperity. Canadians, tourists and businesses all benefit from ...


May 24, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Canadian Transportation Agency Chair & CEO Scott Streiner to be joined by the Honourable Marc Garneau at YYZ to make an important announcement on Air Passenger Protection/

GATINEAU, QC, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Scott Streiner, Chair & CEO of the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) will be joined by the Honourable Marc...


May 24, 2019, 07:00 ET Air Canada Rouge Pops Up in Toronto with Multi-Sensory Experience

MONTREAL, May 24, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada Rouge will open an immersive and photo-ready pop-up on Friday, May 24 at the Toronto Eaton Centre to ...


May 24, 2019, 06:43 ET Aero events boost general aviation industry in Wuhan

The World Fly-in Expo (WFE) was held in a general aviation airport in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, from May 18 to 22. Aerobatic...