Jazz signs Pilot Pathway Agreement with Air Cadet League

Jazz Aviation has signed an agreement with the Air Cadet League of Canada (ACLC) for the organization to become the tenth partner in the Jazz Aviation Pathways Program (APP). This agreement includes two new annual national scholarship opportunities for successful graduates of the ACLC Power Flight program, continued funding of the ACLC Power Scholarships program […]

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Therapy pig greets travellers at San Francisco International Airport

Just in time for the holiday travel, San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and the San Francisco SPCA has welcomed LiLou, a Juliana-breed pig, to its Wag Brigade team of pets certified by the San Francisco SPCA’s Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) programme. Launched in December 2013, the SFO Wag Brigade brings trained animals to the airport […]

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YVR celebrates record passenger growth with Air Canada

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated a record-breaking year in passenger growth, welcoming more than 18.8-million passengers between January and October 2016—representing a year-over-year growth rate of 9.5 per cent, putting YVR on track to reach 22-million passengers in 2016. This increase is largely recognized in Air Canada’s expansion of its transpacific hub out of YVR, […]

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Take a magical carousel ride at VanDusen Festival of Lights

The beautiful and internationally renowned VanDusen Botanical Garden is celebrating its 32nd annual Festival of Lights (FOL), Vancouver’s premier and longest-running holiday event, during which the Garden is turned into a magical winter wonderland. VanDusen Botanical Garden, located in the heart of Vancouver, spans across more than 222,000 square metres, with more than 7,500 unique […]

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China Eastern to connect YVR with Nanjing

China Eastern (MU) begins non-stop thrice-weekly service to Nanjing, China from YVR on December 20, 2016. The new service marks the first connection between Canada and Nanjing, a city rich with tourist attractions, education and business opportunities. “Nanjing—what an amazing new destination,” said Craig Richmond, YVR’s president & CEO. “We are very pleased to hear […]

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Red Bull Air Race Championship: Canada’s McLeod finishes seventh overall, Germany’s Dolderer crowned 2016 World Champion

At the conclusion of the 2016 Red Bull Air Race season in Las Vegas, on Sunday October 16, Canada’s Pete McLeod of Team Garmin was awarded seventh place in the final standings, an improvement over his eighth-place result the previous year. McLeod earned two confident podiums in the second half of this season, momentum he […]

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Iconic Goodyear Blimp returns to Canada

As part of a North American summer tour the Goodyear Blimp returned to Canadian airspace in July, successfully touching down at the Abbotsford Airport after a few weather delays. The visit to B.C.’s Lower Mainland by the Spirit of Innovation GZ-20A blimp was part of a continuing initiative by Goodyear to reinforce its brand with […]

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Five travel apps guaranteed to save you money

Five travel apps guaranteed to save you money There are few possessions as valuable to the modern traveller as a smartphone. Not only does this compact, easy-to-carry device offer value through a wealth of information, it can also help travellers save money via a huge array of inexpensive—and often even free—apps. Whether you’re planning a […]

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Website allows passengers to make A380 a booking choice

Airbus has launched a website for travellers who want to experience flight on its A380 double deck aircraft. The iflyA380.com website is the only place where all 13 A380 operators present the on-board services they offer and the destinations they serve. Inspirational information about each city also helps travellers choose their next vacation. Once at […]

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Points Travel powers Air Miles Program’s new web-based booking platform

Points, a powering loyalty commerce platform, has entered into an agreement with Canada’s Air Miles Reward Program to launch Air Miles Travel Hub, a new web-based booking platform that allows Air Miles Collectors to book stays at more than 150,000 hotels and all-inclusive resorts around the world. Air Miles becomes the first Canadian loyalty program […]

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Win an Instant Take-Off to Paris via Air France

Air France has launched a contest that will allow two people to fly to Paris from Vancouver for a 4-day getaway September 9 to 14, 2016. British Columbians have until August 31st to enter online on instanttakeoff.ca and obtain a boarding pass. Afterwards, they need to simply present themselves with their boarding pass, a travelling […]

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