AIR CANADA NEWS
AIR CANADA PILOT ALLEGED PROBLEMS WITH 'EXPLICIT' MATERIAL IN COCKPIT
September 25, 2014
CBC News has obtained an internal Air Canada bulletin warning flight crews they could be fired or face criminal charges for placing “inappropriate material” in the flight deck, also called the cockpit.
CANADA TO CATCH UP TO WORLD WITH NEW AIRLINE BAGGAGE AND OTHER ANCILLARY FEES
September 23, 2014
Air Canada, as expected, is joining rival WestJet Airlines in charging passengers a fee to check their first bag on domestic flights as the two airlines also finalize plans to introduce other ancillary fees in a move to boost revenue
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.
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