AIR CANADA NEWS
AIR CANADA JOINS WESTJET IN CHARGING FOR FIRST CHECKED BAG
September 18, 2014
Air Canada said it will start charging passengers $25 for their first checked bag, days after rival WestJet Airlines Ltd. introduced a similar measure.
RETIRED PILOT RETRACES PATH OF HISTORIC TRANSCONTINENTAL FLIGHT RETIRED AIR CANADA PILOT CHRISTOPHER BROWN WANTS TO INSPIRE A NEW GENERATION OF PILOTS
September 17, 2014
When retired Air Canada pilot Christopher Brown was an infant in a crib, his father brought a flight-instrument panel simulator into the nursery. According to dad, baby Brown was fascinated by the lights and levers. And so a passion for flying was born.
AIR CANADA ROUGE MOVES INTO ASIA
September 16, 2014
Air Canada Rouge, the recently-launched “leisure airline”, will arrive in Asia for the first time next year.
AIR CANADA EXPECTED TO JOIN WESTJET IN BREAKING OUT NEW BAGGAGE FEE
September 16, 2014
Will Air Canada join WestJet in breaking out new baggage fees for some customers to fly their luggage?
BAGGAGE CLAIM — $1M INJURY SUIT FILED AGAINST AIR CANADA AFTER OBJECT FALLS FROM PLANE’S OVERHEAD BIN
September 15, 2014
Apparently those warnings about items falling from overhead bins are worth heeding.
THE WORLD’S COOLEST AIRLINE PILOTS
September 09, 2014
Last week the captain of an Icelandair flight treated passengers to a lap around the erupting Bardarbunga volcano. We take a look at this and five other examples of pilots keeping their cool – or just getting the pizzas in – under pressure
AIR CANADA CLIMBS ON HIGHEST EVER LOAD FACTOR AS TRAFFIC INCREASES NEARLY 11%
September 08, 2014
The Canadian airline reported a system load factor of 89.8 percent, up from 89.5 percent in August 2013, representing an all-time high for any month in the company's history.
AIR CANADA, WESTJET POST RECORD MONTHLY LOAD FACTORS ON HIGHER TRAFFIC, CAPACITY
September 05, 2014
Canada's two largest airlines set records in August by flying the fullest planes for any month in their histories as strong demand continued to outpace increased capacity.
AIR CANADA AND WESTJET AIRLINES HAVE MOMENTUM BEHIND THEM
September 04, 2014
The quantitative and technical picture is pointing to strong relative performance for the airline sector in Q4, both in the U.S. and for Canadian operators Air Canada and WestJet Airlines Ltd.
AIR CANADA CEO WARNS ONTARIO FUEL TAX HIKE WILL UNDO PLAN TO TURN TORONTO INTO GLOBAL AVIATION HUB
September 02, 2014
Air Canada has a vision of turning Toronto’s Pearson International Airport into a global aviation hub to rival Chicago’s O’Hare —
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INTERNATIONAL WINTER OPERATIONS CONFERENCE
Photos and images from the Third International Winter Operations Conference held in October 2013.
Photos from our 2010 Policy Conference.