CALGARY, Dec. 13, 2019 /CNW/ – Today, Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Ltd., released its 2020 summer schedule, announcing increased service and three new destinations. Starting in April 2020, Swoop’s newest routes will take travellers to two new domestic destinations including Victoria, Kamloops, and one U.S. destination, San Diego.
OTTAWA, Dec. 13, 2019 /CNW/ – More than half (56%) of Canadians still don’t know they have new rights as air travellers, according to research released today by the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA). “It is clear that the government and the airlines need to do more to ensure Canadians know their rights,” says Jeff Walker, chief strategy officer, CAA National. “As we head into the holiday travel season, it’s even more important travellers are aware of the new system and how to make claims.”
CALGARY, Aug. 22, 2019 /CNW/ – WestJet today announced it will be adding Roatán, Honduras to its Caribbean destinations with its new non-stop seasonal service from Toronto starting December 15.
Canadian carrier Air Transat has finally returned to St Maarten after a 15-month hiatus in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The airline officially resumed service to the destination this week and is now operating weekly scheduled flights to St Maarten from both Montreal and Toronto, with service every Saturday.
A recent study conducted by Finnish and British researchers reveals that the plastic bins used to inspect personal items at airport security have as much of a 50 per cent chance of carrying the viruses that cause upper respiratory infections.
Air Canada’s Rouge brand will be offering year-round nonstop flights from Toronto to St Vincent’s Argyle International Airport. The weekly Thursday flights will resume Oct. 25 and continue year-round, with a second weekly flight on Sundays set to operate during the peak winter travel season, from Dec. 16 to April 28, 2019. The Petit St Vincent resort in the Grenadines.
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.
TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2018 /CNW/ – Aimia Inc. (TSX: AIM) and Flair Airlines today announced a preferred partnership that will see Aeroplan become Flair’s loyalty program. Starting July 2020, Aeroplan Members will be able to both earn Aeroplan Miles when booking flights on Flair routes and redeem for flights at fixed-rate fares.
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.
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.