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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Jun 02, 2020, 09:33 ET Air Canada Announces Closing of Offering of Shares and Convertible Senior Notes, Raising Gross Proceeds of Nearly C$1.6B

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ MONTREAL, June 2, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada (TSX: AC) ...


May 28, 2020, 08:01 ET Air Canada Announces Pricing of Offering of Shares and Convertible Senior Notes

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ MONTREAL, May 28, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada (TSX: AC) ...


May 27, 2020, 12:00 ET Air Canada Expands its Cargo-only Flight Schedule

Freight division Air Canada Cargo to operate to five new destinations in Europe and South America Four converted Boeing 777-300ERs and three Airbus...


May 26, 2020, 16:17 ET Air Canada Announces Offering of Shares and Convertible Senior Notes

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ MONTREAL, May 26, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada (TSX: AC) ...


May 22, 2020, 13:30 ET Air Canada Announces New Schedule Offering Customers Wide Choice of Destinations for Safe Travel this Summer and Expands Goodwill Policy

New summer schedule includes nearly 100 destinations in Canada, the U.S. and worldwide Options for new, fully-transferable voucher or Aeroplan Miles...


May 14, 2020, 14:48 ET Advisory - Air Canada Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer Michael Rousseau will Participate in a Fireside Chat at the Wolfe Research Global Transportation & Industrials Virtual Conference

MONTREAL, May 14, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Michael Rousseau, Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer, Air Canada, will participate in a...


May 07, 2020, 12:34 ET Air Canada offers Customers a Sneak Peek at Improvements Coming with the New Aeroplan Program

All members can now bid for cabin upgrades using their Aeroplan Miles All members can now buy and gift Aeroplan Miles with ease, at any time New buy...


May 06, 2020, 09:00 ET Advisory - Air Canada Senior Vice President, Finance, Amos Kazzaz, will take part in a fireside chat at the Virtual RBC Capital Markets Canadian Automotive, Industrials & Transportation Conference

MONTREAL, May 6, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Amos Kazzaz, Senior Vice President, Finance at Air Canada, will take part in a fireside chat at the Virtual RBC...


May 04, 2020, 16:00 ET Air Canada Announces Renewal of Shareholder Rights Plan

MONTREAL, May 4, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada (TSX: AC) (OTCQX: ACDVF) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a shareholder...


May 04, 2020, 10:00 ET Air Canada CleanCare+ Program Introduces New Personal Safety and Sanitary Measures to Give Customers Added Assurance

Comprehensive program to provide greater peace of mind during all stages of travel Mandatory pre-flight customer temperature checks, the first in the ...


May 04, 2020, 06:00 ET Air Canada Reports First Quarter 2020 Results

MONTREAL, May 4, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today reported first quarter 2020 EBITDA(1) (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and...


Apr 28, 2020, 11:54 ET Strong airlines for a strong Canada

National Airlines Council of Canada urges the Federal Government to address airline sector challenges in wake of COVID-19 crisis -Strong airline...


Apr 27, 2020, 19:00 ET Chorus Aviation Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan

HALIFAX, April 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ("Chorus") announced today that it has entered into a shareholder rights plan (the "Rights...


Apr 24, 2020, 07:00 ET Jazz Aviation and Air Canada Cargo to be First to Operate Routes with Dash 8-400 Aircraft Simplified Package Freighter Developed by De Havilland Canada

Re-configured aircraft can carry a total of 18,000 lbs [8,165 kg] cargo in cabin and belly Enables transport of critical supplies to regional...


Apr 21, 2020, 12:25 ET Air Canada to Temporarily Suspend Transborder U.S. Flights

Last flights between Canada and the U.S. will operate April 26, resume May 22 MONTREAL, April 21, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada announced that it...


Apr 21, 2020, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - Air Canada to Present First Quarter 2020 Results

MONTREAL, April 21, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Calin Rovinescu, Air Canada President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Rousseau, Deputy Chief Executive...


Apr 20, 2020, 06:00 ET Air Canada Proudly Brings Thousands of Canadians Home

Compilation video available at https://www.aircanada.com/ca/en/aco/home/fly/fly-the-flag.html MONTREAL, April 20, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - As its special...


Apr 17, 2020, 17:34 ET Air Canada Customers Required to Have Protective Face Coverings as Additional Safeguard

Air Canada's recommended face-covering practice becomes mandatory with Transport Canada Directive where social distancing is not possible MONTREAL,...


Apr 16, 2020, 14:35 ET ADM Announces Exceptional Measures to Ensure Continued Airport Operations

MONTRÉAL, April 16, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hit all countries hard, the airport industry is not being spared, with...


Apr 11, 2020, 08:00 ET Air Canada Reconfigures Passenger Cabins on Three Aircraft to Transport More Vital Supplies and Necessary Cargo

Three Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, the largest in Air Canada's fleet are being modified to transport cargo in the passenger cabin, doubling cargo...


Apr 08, 2020, 08:36 ET Air Canada Announces Intention to Adopt the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy for the Benefit of its 36,000 Canadian-based Employee Workforce

MONTREAL, April 8, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - On March 30, 2020, as part of an overall cost reduction program, Air Canada announced that its workforce in...


Mar 30, 2020, 16:25 ET Air Canada Provides Update in Response to Covid-19

MONTREAL, March 30, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada said today that due to the unprecedented impact of Covid-19 upon its business, the airline will...


Mar 28, 2020, 12:02 ET UPDATE - Canadians Continue to Fly Back Home With Air Canada

Updated text: The April 1st flight to Peru is still being planned and not yet currently scheduled. A new special flight is scheduled from Algeria...


Mar 26, 2020, 14:52 ET Air Canada and Air Canada Foundation Work with Second Harvest to Redistribute Onboard Fresh Food Items to Canadians in Need

Over 2,330 kg of fresh food from 7 cities across Canada redistributed to date Includes fresh veggies, salads, sandwich wraps, muffins, milk, with...


Mar 25, 2020, 10:04 ET Air Canada Begins Operating Cargo-only Flights Carrying Vital Supplies, Necessary Goods

Shipments between Canada and Europe, South America and Latin America MONTREAL, March 25, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada said today that through its...