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08:00 ET Fun in the Sun! Air Canada Introduces Winter Service from Quebec City to Cancun, Mexico and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

First Air Canada direct service between Quebec City l and these sun destinations MONTREAL, July 17, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced...


07:00 ET Air Canada Provides Aeroplan Members Greater Flexibility to Manage Flight Reward Bookings

Aeroplan now offers the most flexible flight reward policies of any Canadian loyalty program Improvements to Aeroplan are part of Air Canada's...


Jul 16, 2019, 14:44 ET Media Advisory - Air Canada to Present Second Quarter 2019 Results

MONTREAL, July 16, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Calin Rovinescu, Air Canada President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Rousseau, Deputy Chief Executive...


Jul 16, 2019, 08:00 ET Air Transat obtains ISO 14001 certification for its head office

MONTREAL, July 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Air Transat, Canada's number one leisure airline, has achieved ISO 14001:2015 certification for its head office. The...


Jul 15, 2019, 12:01 ET Air Canada Wins for Diversity in Leadership at 2019 Airline Strategy Awards

MONTREAL, July 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada has won the inaugural award for Diversity in Leadership at the 2019 Airline Strategy Awards...


Jul 15, 2019, 08:27 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Garneau to mark the coming into effect of Phase 1 of the Air Passenger Protection Regulations/

MONTRÉAL, July 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will be available to speak to the media about the coming into...


Jul 12, 2019, 13:27 ET Media Advisory - Minister Garneau to mark the coming into effect of Phase 1 of the Air Passenger Protection Regulations

MONTRÉAL, July 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will be available to speak to the media about the coming into...


Jul 10, 2019, 12:10 ET Air Canada Foundation Golf Tournament Nets Record-Breaking Amount for the Health and Well-being of Children and Youth in Canada

For the fifth consecutive year, the Foundation fundraised over $1M during its annual golf tournament. MONTREAL, July 10, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Air...


Jul 10, 2019, 10:30 ET First Air and Canadian North Embark on Transformative Journey to Build Strong, Unified New Northern Airline

OTTAWA, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - First Air and Canadian North are pleased to announce that their respective owners, Makivik Corporation and the...


Jul 10, 2019, 09:02 ET The Great Outdoors - Expedia Reveals what Canada's fastest growing summer hot spots have in common

It's no surprise that Canadians love summer, especially after the long winter months! Today Expedia travel experts reveal that Canadians are mostly...


Jul 10, 2019, 06:00 ET Fraport to Deploy FlightAware Predictive Technology at Frankfurt Airport

Fraport AG will begin using real-time predictive runway arrival times, so called 'ELDTs' (Estimated Landing Times) delivered via FlightAware's...


Jul 05, 2019, 10:36 ET Air Canada Launches One-of-a-Kind Pop Up YYCaesar Bar in Calgary This Week

YYCaesar Bar by Air Canada brings together Caesars, travel & community support for Calgary Firefighters Charitable Foundation Open July 6-14 from...


Jul 04, 2019, 07:00 ET Taste The Fine Wine Of The Bordeaux Region With Air Canada's New Seasonal Service From Montreal

MONTREAL, July 4, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - With flight AC1908 landing today in Bordeaux, Air Canada marks the launch of new non-stop seasonal service from ...


Jul 03, 2019, 14:00 ET Air Canada to Launch Daily Non-Stop, Year-Round Calgary-Terrace Service; Increases Capacity on Key Regional Routes

New Terrace route and added capacity supports economic growth in Skeena Valley area Capacity increasing for Vancouver Island, Northern BC, BC...


Jul 03, 2019, 07:00 ET Air Canada Announces Increased Capacity and Enhanced Services to Atlantic Canada

Toronto-Saint John, NB, Flights to be operated by Air Canada Rouge starting this winter Halifax-Calgary year-round service on Air Canada starting...


Jul 02, 2019, 13:51 ET Air Canada Relaunches its Award-Winning enRoute In-flight Magazine

MONTREAL, July 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Air Canada has unveiled the redesign of its award-winning enRoute in-flight magazine. Beginning with the July edition, ...


Jul 02, 2019, 05:00 ET Henley & Partners: Asian Countries Dominate as UK and US Passport Power Declines

Moving into the third quarter of 2019, Japan and Singapore hold onto top spot on the Henley Passport Index, with a visa-free/visa-on-arrival score of ...


Jun 28, 2019, 15:02 ET Aeroflot Elevates Business Class Offering With Award-winning Cuisine, Expanded Wine Selection, New Amenity Kits

Aeroflot is pleased to announce a number of upgrades to its Business Class offering that make flying with Russia's flag carrier an even more...


Jun 28, 2019, 08:00 ET Air Canada Inaugurates service to Sydney, Nova Scotia from Montreal

Gateway to Scenic Cape Breton Island MONTREAL, June 28, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada yesterday inaugurated new, non-stop service between Montreal...


Jun 27, 2019, 17:00 ET YOW's Airport Concession Program Takes Off

OTTAWA, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ottawa International Airport Authority announced its new Airport Concession Program to employees, partners, and...


Jun 27, 2019, 08:20 ET Air Canada and Transat A.T. Inc. Conclude Definitive Arrangement Agreement for Combination of the Two Companies

Transat Board of Directors unanimously approves arrangement and recommends shareholder approval Combination of Skytrax Best Airline in North America...


Jun 26, 2019, 11:10 ET Air Canada Congratulates Mark Galardo, Vice President, Network Planning, on being named to Canada's Top 40 Under 40 list

To learn more about Mark and his work at Air Canada, you can view our Media Centre article and video here:...


Jun 21, 2019, 08:00 ET Air Canada Proudly Salutes its Indigenous Employees on National Indigenous Peoples Day

Flight AC185 from Toronto to Vancouver was operated by Indigenous pilots, flight attendants and ground employees Historical first flight captured on...


Jun 20, 2019, 12:23 ET Air Canada Enhances its Award-Winning In-Flight Entertainment by Partnering with Crave and Stingray

Airline also boosts TV and movie content by 50 per cent on select aircraft types New, easy-to-navigate in-flight entertainment system interface, will ...


Jun 20, 2019, 07:00 ET Be Prepared for the Busy Summer Travel Season, Air Canada Offers Tips To Make Your Journey Smoother

165,000 set to fly today; a record first day of summer for Air Canada Air Canada also provides travel tips for busy summer season, including pre-trip ...