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Swoop Continues North American Expansion With Three New Destinations To Its Network

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.

The Majority Of Canadians Are Unaware Of New Air Traveller Rights

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.”

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Air Transat Returns To St Maarten

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.

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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.

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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.