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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...


May 23, 2019, 10:00 ET 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 22, 2019, 14:30 ET Air Borealis & Nunatsiavut Group of Companies to operate Torngat Mountains Base Camp for the next five years

HAPPY VALLEY–GOOSE BAY, NL, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Building on the success of past seasons, Air Borealis and the Nunatsiavut Group of Companies...


May 22, 2019, 09:00 ET Pininfarina and AMAC Aerospace Present an Innovative Cabin Concept for the Airbus A350-900

AMAC Aerospace and Pininfarina present at EBACE an innovative cabin concept for the Airbus A350-900 aimed to innovate the onboard experience. The...


May 21, 2019, 13:37 ET Chorus Aviation Announces Leasing Transaction for Five Q400s to Flybe and Reaches 50 Aircraft Portfolio Milestone

Delivering regional aviation to the world HALIFAX, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ('Chorus') (TSX: CHR) announced today that Chorus...


May 21, 2019, 09:13 ET New Lawsuits Filed Against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 Fatal 737-8 MAX Crash

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed on May 16 in Chicago,...


May 17, 2019, 14:00 ET Gamsahabnida! Air Canada Marks 25 Years of Service to Seoul, South Korea

Inaugurated three times weekly flights in 1994 onboard Boeing 747 Combi aircraft Flights today are daily onboard Boeing 777 and 787 Dreamliners from...


May 17, 2019, 11:55 ET Media Advisory - Air Canada Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer, Michael Rousseau, will participate in a fireside chat at the 12th Annual Global Transportation Conference

MONTREAL, May 17, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Michael Rousseau, Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer at Air Canada, will participate in a ...


May 17, 2019, 10:30 ET Air Canada Wins for Best Premium Economy Class and Best Airline for Onboard Entertainment at Global Traveler Awards

MONTREAL, May 17, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada has won two top prizes at the Global Traveler 2019 Leisure Lifestyle Awards honouring the best in...


May 16, 2019, 08:00 ET Air Canada enters into Exclusive Agreement with Transat A.T. Inc. to pursue a Combination of the two Companies

Combination of two Quebec-based travel leaders to benefit all stakeholders; Control of Transat A.T. Inc. to remain in Quebec Purchase of all...


May 15, 2019, 18:13 ET Statement From Leading Aviation Law Firms On Boeing Hearing Before The House Transportation Committee On 737-8 MAX

Justin Green, military-trained pilot and partner at Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, one of the nation's leading aviation law firms, reacted to today's U.S....


May 15, 2019, 14:40 ET Transport Canada must implement now TSB recommendation on leaving carry-on baggage behind during an emergency

TORONTO, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The union representing Air Canada's flight attendants is asking Transport Canada to implement the now two-year-old...


May 15, 2019, 09:49 ET Collinson Continues Medical Assistance Expansion With Aspen Medical Partnership

Collinson, an expert in global traveller assistance, has further enhanced its medical assistance capability through a partnership with Aspen Medical, ...


May 09, 2019, 11:26 ET Media Advisory - Air Canada Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer, Michael Rousseau, will participate in a fireside chat at the 2019 RBC Capital Markets Canadian Automotive, Industrials & Transportation Conference

MONTREAL, May 9, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Michael Rousseau, Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer at Air Canada, will participate in a...


May 09, 2019, 11:25 ET Media Advisory - Air Canada Senior Vice President, Finance, Amos Kazzaz, will take part in a fireside chat at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2019 Transportation and Industrials Conference

MONTREAL, May 9, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Amos Kazzaz, Senior Vice President, Finance at Air Canada, will take part in a fireside chat at the Bank of...


May 09, 2019, 10:32 ET Air Transat introduces non-stop flights between Montreal and New Orleans (Louisiana)

MONTREAL, May 9, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Transat, named the 2018 World's Best Leisure Airline, is pleased to announce that it will add New Orleans,...


May 08, 2019, 13:13 ET Air Canada Receives Final Court Approval to Increase Permitted Foreign Ownership Levels to the Levels Permitted under Canada Transportation Act

MONTREAL, May 8, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada (TSX: AC) is pleased to announce that the Quebec Superior Court issued earlier today a final order...


May 07, 2019, 13:48 ET Air Canada Announces Election of Directors

MONTREAL, May 7, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada (TSX: AC) announced today that all of the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated...


May 06, 2019, 06:00 ET Air Canada Reports First Quarter Results

Operating income of $127 million and EBITDA of $583 million Record first quarter operating revenues of $4.453 billion Leverage ratio of 1.2 Record...


May 02, 2019, 15:44 ET WestJet ratifies five-year agreement with WestJet Encore pilots

CALGARY, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced that 92 per cent of WestJet Encore pilots represented by the Airline Pilots Association (ALPA)...


May 02, 2019, 10:30 ET thyssenkrupp Airport Solutions Delivers Largest Ever Service Contract at Hamad International Airport in Doha

thyssenkrupp Elevator is celebrating its latest success, having secured the biggest service contract in the entire history of its Airports Solutions...


Apr 30, 2019, 11:48 ET Aeroplan's Growing Popularity Recognized with Prestigious Prize in Freddie Awards for Leading Global Loyalty Programs

Air Canada program voted by frequent fliers the fastest trending in the Americas MONTREAL, April 30, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Aeroplan, Air Canada's...


Apr 30, 2019, 08:00 ET Europe is Hot and Cheap: KAYAK Declares 2019 the Year of the Eurotrip

With flights from Canada to Europe at a three-year low, KAYAK reveals the most affordable European destinations for summer travel TORONTO, April 30,...