AIR CANADA NEWS
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 —
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.
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INTERNATIONAL WINTER OPERATIONS CONFERENCE
Photos and images from the Third International Winter Operations Conference held in October 2013.
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