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IATA forecasts strong airline profitability in 2018

Despite rising costs in the aviation sector, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) is forecasting improved net profitability for airlines in 2018, because of strong demand, efficiency and reduced interest payments. IATA is forecasting global air transport profits to rise to $38.4-billion in 2018, an improvement from the $34.5-billion expected net profit in 2017. The […]

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‘Little Inventors: Inventions for Space’ project blasts off

In partnership with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has launched the next edition of Little Inventors: Inventions for Space. This is a Canada-wide initiative that challenges children to devise ingenious ideas that could be developed into an invention to make life in space easier and […]

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Sunwing launches new direct flight service from Vancouver to Montego Bay

Long a holiday destination for many Canadians, the Caribbean island of Jamaica just got a little closer to Vancouverites with the news that Sunwing will be offering a new direct flight service from Vancouver to Montego Bay, Jamaica. While Sunwing already offers vacation packages from Vancouver to Jamaica, this winter will be the first time […]

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JAL joins with Boom to offer supersonic travel

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Denver-based Boom Supersonic have begun a strategic partnership to bring commercial supersonic travel to passengers. Boom is developing a new-generation Mach 2.2 supersonic airliner that will be economical enough to operate with business-class fares. Through this agreement, JAL will provide its knowledge and experience as an airline to support Boom in […]

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Transat celebrates 30th anniversary with new fleet livery

Canada’s largest integrated tourism company, Transat A.T. Inc., celebrated its 30th anniversary last month at an event held at its facilities at Montreal-Trudeau airport. With 375 partners and guests in attendance, president and CEO Jean-Marc Eustache took the opportunity to unveil its new fleet livery and outlined plans for the creation of a new hotel […]

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