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Air Canada Cargo – An Industry Leader Transporting Live Animals With IATA Certification

MONTREAL, Aug. 9, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada Cargo has become the first airline to receive a new global certification for the safe transport of live animals. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) awarded Air Canada Cargo with the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators for Live Animals Logistics (CEIV Live Animals) Certification following successful completion of the verification process in its Montreal facility. This certification reinforces that Air Canada Cargo is operating to the highest standards in the transport of live animals, be it exotic species or household pets. Advertisements

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Aeroplan Announces Air Transat as a Preferred Partner

Partnership will bring Aeroplan Members closer to their favourite holiday and sun destinations beginning July 2020 TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Aimia Inc. (TSX: AIM), today announced a new preferred partnership arrangement with Air Transat, Canada’s number one holiday airline, effective July 2020. Aeroplan Miles will be earned and redeemed on all Air Transat flights and vacation packages.

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Canadian Ultra Low-Cost Carrier Swoop Adds Flights to Five U.S. Cities

Canadian low-cost carrier Swoop announced Thursday it would enter the United States market with five new international flight routes. The new flights are available for purchase through April 27, 2019, and include routes from Mesa (Phoenix) to Edmonton; Las Vegas to Hamilton (near Toronto), Edmonton and Abbotsford (near Vancouver); and Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Tampa Bay to Hamilton.

Product Review: GRAYL Ultralight Purifier [+Filter] Bottle

Last year we had to cancel our trip to Roatán, Honduras because Gail came down with an unknown-at-the-time illness. After a week in the hospital, it turns out she had a parasite in her system that could have been there for years or weeks – no one knows – either way, it created additional issues and left her with a rare gastrointestinal autoimmune disease to boot. Through research, she discovered that virtually all of us have a parasite (sometimes more than one) at any given time!

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Travel Insurance – The Dreaded Additional Cost That You Just Might Need

We recently had to cancel a trip to Roatan because one of us ended up in the hospital shortly before we were due to travel. Having good travel insurance was paramount to us not having to forfeit thousands of dollars in airfare/resort fees while cancelling the holiday. It also reduced a tremendous amount of anxiety at an already stressful time. But many people don’t even look at travel insurance or calculate the possibility of needing it while planning their vacation. A smart traveller has insurance pre-travel as well as while actually on holiday. There are tons of insurance plans with varying degrees of coverage as well as costs. Where do you begin?