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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19:18 ET Air Canada Flight departs Port-au-Prince, Haiti Today with 209 Customers Onboard

Airline monitoring situation to determine when Haiti flights can safely resume MONTREAL, Feb. 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Today Air Canada flight AC1815...


Feb 15, 2019, 11:26 ET Air Canada to Implement Recently Increased Foreign Ownership Levels

MONTRÉAL, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada (TSX: AC) today announced that it will seek shareholder approval at its 2019 annual and special...


Feb 15, 2019, 06:00 ET Air Canada Reports 2018 Annual Results

Operating income of $1.174 billion and EBITDAR of $2.851 billion Record operating revenues of $18.065 billion Leverage ratio of 2.1 and record...


Feb 14, 2019, 08:31 ET Air Canada Enhances Service by Deploying Q400 Aircraft to More Western Canada Regional Markets

Capacity increasing for Vancouver Island, Northern BC, BC Interior, Saskatoon, Winnipeg MONTREAL, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today...


Feb 14, 2019, 07:02 ET Air Canada Makes Strategic Enhancements on Eastern Canadian Regional Routes for Spring 2019

Toronto to Fredericton, Moncton, Thunder Bay and Montreal to St. John's flights to be operated with Airbus A319 Capacity added between Montreal and...


Feb 14, 2019, 07:00 ET Air Canada To Strategically Increase Capacity on Transborder Markets

Upgraded regional jet service from Toronto to Nashville, Washington Dulles and Memphis More frequencies added from Toronto to Minneapolis,...


Feb 13, 2019, 15:50 ET Star Alliance partners with Skyscanner on multi-carrier itineraries

Refresh of staralliance.com features new look and an improved functionality for customers. FRANKFURT, Germany, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Star...


Feb 12, 2019, 05:00 ET Digital Transformation to Advance Global Airlines' Growth Prospects

Frost & Sullivan's latest analysis, Global Airline Benchmarking, 2008–2017, reveals that digital transformation will continue to be a major focus...


Feb 04, 2019, 11:39 ET Winter family vacations: Air Transat's tips for a perfect getaway under the sun

MONTREAL, Feb. 4, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - As many Canadians get set for their winter family vacation, Air Transat, named the 2018 World's Best Leisure...


Feb 04, 2019, 10:40 ET Air Canada and Chorus Aviation Finalize Amended and Extended Capacity Purchase Agreement for Jazz Regional Flying

$97.26 million Air Canada equity investment in Chorus reinforces partnership Capacity Purchase Agreement amended and extended by an additional 10...


Jan 31, 2019, 11:33 ET Air Canada Is Named a Top Employer in Montreal for the Sixth Consecutive Year

MONTREAL, Jan. 31, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today was named one of "Montreal's Top Employers" for the sixth consecutive year in Mediacorp...


Jan 31, 2019, 10:55 ET Routes Americas 2019 - Minister Mélanie Joly to participate in the largest route development forum in the Americas

QUÉBEC CITY, Jan. 31, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - In recognition of the importance and size of Routes Americas 2019, the honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of ...


Jan 31, 2019, 07:00 ET Air Canada to Reduce Single-Use Plastics Starting with Eliminating Plastic Stir Sticks in Summer 2019

Coast-to-coast savings: Total plastic enough to connect Vancouver to Halifax when lining up a year's worth of sticks together MONTREAL, Jan. 31, 2019 ...


Jan 30, 2019, 14:00 ET Federal carbon tax to drive air travel costs up

OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - The cost of air travel in Canada will soar if the federal government imposes a backstop carbon tax on air travel in...


Jan 24, 2019, 15:33 ET Media Advisory - Air Canada Vice President and Controller, Chris Isford, to Address New IFRS 16 Leases Accounting Standard Change in a Conference Call on February 21, 2019

MONTREAL, Jan. 24, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Chris Isford, Vice President and Controller, and Kathleen Murphy, Director, Investor Relations and Corporate...


Jan 21, 2019, 15:18 ET Media Advisory - Air Canada to Present Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results

MONTREAL, Jan. 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Calin Rovinescu, Air Canada President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Rousseau, Deputy Chief Executive...


Jan 20, 2019, 21:04 ET Hainan Airlines to Launch Non-Stop Vancouver-Shenzhen Service on January 28

Hainan Airlines plans to formally launch non-stop service between Shenzhen and Vancouver on January 28, with two flights weekly, on Mondays and...


Jan 18, 2019, 12:00 ET Investigation report: Baggage compartment fire on WestJet flight 113, June 2018

EDMONTON, Jan. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (A18W0081) following a...


Jan 16, 2019, 11:00 ET Canadians to benefit from new and expanded air transport agreements

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - From visiting friends and family to getting goods to markets around the world, Canadians rely on a robust aviation...


Jan 16, 2019, 07:02 ET Expedia's 2019 Travel Trend report highlights the rise in international travel, alternative accommodations, and ski rentals

With a new travel year in full swing, Expedia® analyzed thousands of data points from 2018 to identify where Canadians will travel in the year ahead. ...


Jan 15, 2019, 11:26 ET Media Advisory - Air Canada Senior Vice President, Finance, Amos Kazzaz, will participate in a fireside chat at the CIBC 22nd Annual Whistler Institutional Investor Conference

MONTREAL, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Amos Kazzaz, Senior Vice President, Finance, will participate in a fireside chat at the CIBC 22nd Annual...


Jan 14, 2019, 09:44 ET Air Canada Announces Improvements to Capacity Purchase Agreement with Jazz Aviation LP (a subsidiary of Chorus Aviation Inc.) and Equity Investment of $97.26 million in Chorus

Amendments to existing Capacity Purchase Agreement (CPA) with Jazz will extend duration of the CPA by ten years from January 1, 2026 to December 31,...


Jan 11, 2019, 15:36 ET Ottawa International Airport reaches 5 million passengers!

OTTAWA, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - It's official - the Ottawa International Airport has now reached the 5 million passenger per year milestone. It...


Jan 10, 2019, 11:38 ET Government of Canada investing in safety at the airport in Webequie First Nation

WEBEQUIE FIRST NATION, TREATY 9 TERRITORY, ON, Jan. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained...


Jan 10, 2019, 08:45 ET Air Canada Completes Acquisition of Aeroplan Loyalty Business

Aeroplan Miles will be Honoured on One-to-One Basis in Air Canada's New Loyalty Program when it Launches in 2020 Customers can continue to earn and...