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Air Canada and Transat agree to terminate buy/sell agreement

Air Canada and Transat have mutually agreed to terminate an Arrangement Agreement for the proposed acquisition of Transat by Air Canada. The two companies had originally agreed in June 2019 on the acquisition, the terms of which were subsequently amended in August 2019 and then revised in October 2020 as a result of the severe […]

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Boeing 737 MAX returns to Canadian skies

More than just another item on a to-do list, safety is a core value at YVR. It is also the top priority for Transport Canada and its airline partners. As the federal institution responsible for transportation policies and programs, Transport Canada’s safety experts spent more than 15,000 hours independently verifying changes to the Boeing 737 […]

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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 Canada’s new YVR-Auckland service

Air Canada has began service from Vancouver to Auckland, marking the carrier’s launch of seasonal service between Canada and New Zealand. Flights will operate four-times weekly until the end of March 2020. Air Canada’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft will be used on the route. The aircraft features 20 Signature Class lie-flat seats, 21 Premium […]

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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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