AIR CANADA NEWS
WESTJET HAS ‘LITTLE TOLERANCE’ FOR INTOXICATED FLYERS
September 02, 2014
The two allegedly drunk women on Wednesday’s Sunwing flight to Cuba are among hundreds of Canadians who have caused trouble in the skies in the past decade.
AIR CANADA’S FORMER CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER TO FOCUS ON COST-CUTTING IN NEW ROLE
August 28, 2014
Air Canada is expanding the role of its chief commercial officer, giving him responsibility for cost-cutting as well as revenue optimization.
KNEE DEFENDER A NO-FLY FOR CANADIAN AIRLINES
August 27, 2014
If you're hoping to nab the contentious Knee Defender to protect your legroom on your next international flight, think again: the seat-jamming device is prohibited by Canada's two major airlines.
AIR CANADA FLIGHT MAKES 'UNSCHEDULED LANDING'
August 25, 2014
An Air Canada flight from Toronto to Turkey made an unscheduled landing at Heathrow Airport in London, England, early Saturday morning.
AIR CANADA SHARES SOAR AS OIL PRICES DROP ALMOST $2 A BARREL
August 19, 2014
Air Canada shares jumped 5.9% to $8.48 on Monday, marking the airline stock’s biggest one-day gain since May 6.
FLIGHT AC8953 MAKES EMERGENCY LANDING AT OTTAWA AIRPORT
August 13, 2014
Air Canada Express Flight AC8953, operated by Jazz, was headed from Fredericton, N.B., to Toronto this morning when it was forced to make an emergency landing in Ottawa after reports of smoke in the cockpit, Air Canada has confirmed.
AIR CANADA MAY BE SET TO PAINT CANADA ROUGE
August 12, 2014
The budget carrier of Air Canada—known as Air Canada Rouge—seems to already be rethinking their original plan, as now there are rumors that they won’t just be sending planes and people outside of the country.
UNION CHALLENGES AIR CANADA’S MOVE TO FEWER FLIGHT ATTENDANTS
August 11, 2014
Warning of a threat to passenger safety, the union representing flight attendants at Air Canada is launching a court challenge of an exemption from federal rules that allows the airline to reduce the number of flight attendants on its aircraft.
AIR CANADA READIES ROUGE FOR COMPETITION
August 11, 2014
Air Canada is mulling new ways to deploy its leisure Rouge unit should ultra low-cost carriers launch service to compete for budget-minded travellers.
‘IMPROBABLE’ EVENTS SET STAGE FOR PEARSON NEAR-DISASTER, REPORT SAYS
July 31, 2014
Safety board report details series of events that led up to the near-collision between Air Canada jet and a driverless van that had rolled onto runway.
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