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Canada’s new air passenger bill of rights

The Canadian Transportation Agency’s (CTA) second half of Canada’s air passenger rights’ bill, which outlines what form of compensation passengers are entitled to when their flights are delayed or cancelled, is now in effect. The CTA’s first phase of the passenger bill of rights was introduced in July 2019 and laid out new rules for […]

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Air Transat begins flights from YVR to two Costa Rican cities

Air Transat has begun service between Vancouver and two Costa Rican cities — San José and Liberia. The route to the two cities is available twice weekly, on Wednesdays and Saturdays, until April 18, 2020. To mark the inaugural flight on December 18, 2019, the team at YVR served beverages and sweet treats to passengers […]

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Sun Country airlines launching flights to YVR in May, 2020

Sun Country Airlines has announced a new seasonal nonstop service from Minneapolis-St. Paul to YVR, marking Sun Country’s first-ever route to Canada in the company’s 36-year history. Sun Country Airlines is an award-winning airline, the eleventh largest in the U.S., that is recognized for being a leader in leisure travel, with a focus on connecting […]

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Harbour Air’s historic ePlane flight ushers in the future of aviation

Harbour Air, North America’s largest seaplane airline and magniX, the company powering the electric aviation revolution, made history last month with a successful flight of the world’s first all-electric commercial aircraft. Piloted by Harbour Air CEO and founder Greg McDougall, the flight of the ePlane, a six-passenger DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver magnified by a 750-horsepower (560 kW) magni500 […]

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KLM trials closed-loop recycling for catering supplies

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has trialled a closed-loop recycling system for catering materials collected from four flights from Amsterdam to Vancouver.  The airline collected catering waste material, including plastic food containers, cups, covers and cutlery from the flights, which were then cleaned and recycled on another flight to Vancouver. The materials for the products were […]

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