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Sunwing First Officer Jessalyn Teed named a Top 20 Under 40 for 2019

Sunwing Airlines First Officer Jessalyn Teed, has been named one of Wings Top 20 Under 40 for 2019. Wings is the official publication partner of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada. The award recognizes inspiring young leaders under the age of 40 who are influencing the Canadian aviation and aerospace industry. First Officer Jessalyn Teed, […]

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UK Royal Air Force Red Arrows to soar across North America

A huge tour of North America by the Red Arrows—aimed at promoting the United Kingdom—has begun. Fighter jets from the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team took off from their base at RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire, UK earlier this month, to begin a 4,922-kilometre journey across the North Atlantic. This is the largest North American tour to […]

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Alpine celebration at YVR for Swiss National Day, August 1

Swiss National Day was August 1 and in celebration YVR hosted themed events and activities centred around Switzerland. The Consulate General of Switzerland in Vancouver, Pascal Bornoz, organized performances by a Swiss alphorn and yodelling band to wish guests bon voyage on their flight from YVR and a happy Swiss National Day. Chocolates from Switzerland’s […]

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Silver Spitfire begins four-month, round-the-world adventure

Over the last two years, more than a dozen specialists have worked to restore an original 1943 Spitfire Mk IX aircraft, which was originally built in Castle Bromwich, a suburb of Birmingham, England. The Spitfire is an iconic British single-seat fighter aircraft used by the Royal Air Force and other Allied countries during World War […]

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New Canadian Air Passenger Protection Regulations

In May 2018, the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) began developing Air Passenger Protection Regulations to establish airline obligations towards passengers, including minimum compensation levels and standards of treatment in different circumstances. The CTA consulted broadly for three months with the travelling public, consumer rights groups and the airline industry through a variety of channels, including […]

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