Airline expands extensive domestic, transborder and international network MONTREAL, May 1, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada today inaugurates non-stop service between Toronto and Omaha, the first of 25 new year-round and seasonal routes the carrier is launching this summer. The new non-stop routes are consistent with company growth plans and will extend Air Canada’s network with new destinations and city pairings in Canada, the U.S. and internationally to give customers greater choice and convenience when they travel. Advertisements
MONTREAL, April 23, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Aeroplan today announced the renewal of a multi-year agreement with Rocketmiles, a hotel booking site that helps consumers earn miles’ incentives. Rocketmiles is a wholly owned entity of Booking Holdings, the world’s leading travel and accommodations company, whose portfolio of brands includes Booking.com and Priceline.com, among others. The extended partnership will enable Aeroplan Members to continue to earn up to 10,000 Aeroplan Miles per night on stays at hotels worldwide.
MONTREAL, March 19, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Aeroplan, Canada’s premier coalition loyalty program today announced that its 5 million active members can soon earn Aeroplan Miles on most of their purchases on Amazon.ca, helping them reach their travel plans even faster when they shop online. Starting April 24, 2018, Aeroplan Members who visit Amazon.ca through Aeroplan.com, will be able to earn at least 1 Aeroplan Mile for every $1 dollar spent. “With an ever-increasing amount of shopping being done online, we’re thrilled that our members will now be able to earn Aeroplan Miles on Amazon.ca, allowing them to get closer to their travel plans,” said Vince Timpano, President, Coalitions, Aimia Inc. “Our members have big travel plans, so making every single purchase work hard for them – even as they change where they shop – is critical to our continued evolution as the trusted companion for savvy travelling Canadians.” Aeroplan status members will earn even more miles when shopping at Amazon.ca. Members with silver and black status will earn up to 2x the miles while …
Couldn’t resist sharing this beautiful snowy owl that comes back to this one little spot in the Niagara Region every year. They cause quite a commotion with folks stopping along the roadside to gawk. Beautiful creatures, but hard to get the perfect shot … tough when you’re shivvvvvvvvering in -24C temps! Download your January 2018 calendar now … visit our “Downloadables” page for a full-size image.
WestJet has announced a major expansion for 2018, by adding two new flights to London and Paris – the first time the airline has flown to mainland Europe. London and Paris Daily direct flights between Halifax Stanfield International Airport and London Gatwick Airport will begin Apr. 29 Daily direct flights between Halifax Stanfield International Airport and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport begins May 3 The transatlantic service will be operated on WestJet’s Boeing 737-8 MAX and offer introductory fares at $199 one way
OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2017 /CNW/ – Adjustments to screening procedures are necessary from time to time to reflect changes in the security environment and to harmonize with international standards and partner countries. Transport Canada is amending its Prohibited Items List for passengers on all domestic and international flights. Effective November 27, 2017, Transport Canada will prohibit certain powders and granular material with a volume of 350 ml (the size of a soda can) or more at all screening checkpoints in Canada.
Every now and then we direct our readers to a service or product that we think is valuable, and in most cases we’ve used it ourselves – so therefore recommend it. We don’t receive money or discounts/kickbacks for these articles – we just want to showcase a product/service that we feel is worth drawing attention to. This week we’re looking at Amazon – a webstore that needs no introduction or help in getting their name out there. However it is our favourite store and we’ve spent more and more money there over the past few years, but one question we’ve always had is: How does Amazon do it with all that free shipping (Prime or otherwise)? Well, the answer is quite simple and it’s explained in the following article by John Hawthorne. Enjoy…