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Free smartphone wayfinding service at YVR

Getting around the airport just got easier, as YVR launched its partnership with Aira, an app-based service for individuals who are blind or partially sighted. Aira is intended specifically for individuals who use mobility aids, such as a white cane, guide dog or a sighted guide. Users must download the app to their smartphones and agree […]

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Canada Jetlimes postpones launch over financial difficulties

Vancouver-based ultra-low-cost airline Canada Jetlines is postponing its planned December 17, 2019 launch and laying off most of its employees, after failing to secure $40 million in financing. The failure to secure these funds has resulted in the loss of the airline’s major investment partners SmartLynx and InHarv ULCC Growth Fund. The airline said its […]

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On-track: Harbour Air seaplane-to-ePlane project

Harbour Air, the all-seaplane airline, has announced completion of significant project milestones in the conversion of the world’s first seaplane to ePlane. Partnering with MagniX, an electric motor manufacturer for electric aircraft, the Harbour Air maintenance team has successful installed a 540-kW MagniX electric motor in a 60-year-old De Havilland Beaver aircraft and is now […]

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IATA’s gender diversity campaign

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), which represents some 290 airlines—82 per cent of global air traffic—has launched a 25by2025Campaign—an airline industry initiative to advance gender diversity in the airline industry by 2025. The campaign is a voluntary commitment by participating IATA member airlines. Key among the commitments of airlines participating in the 25by2025 Campaign […]

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Hockey season in Canada means the return of Air Canada Fan Flight

It’s that time of the year in Canada, when the puck drops on another NHL season and fans from coast to coast cheer for their favourite teams. In that spirit, Air Canada has announced the return of Fan Flight (#ACFanFlight)—a season-long program that rewards deserving fans with a VIP game experience, including the opportunity to […]

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