CANADIAN AVIATION NEWS
WESTJET OPERATIONS CHIEF DEPARTS AMID CHALLENGES
May 16, 2013
WestJet Airlines Ltd. announced Wednesday the departure of Cam Kenyon, its executive vice-president of operations, a little more than two years after his appointment to the role.
WESTJET TO LAUNCH SERVICE AT BRANDON AIRPORT
May 15, 2013
Residents of Brandon, Man., are buzzing over news that WestJet will be flying in and out of the city this year.
PORTER TO STOP RELEASING MONTHLY TRAFFIC FIGURES
May 13, 2013
Porter Airlines said Thursday it will no longer be releasing its monthly traffic figures as of April.
TORONTO WILL FLY WITH LEADERSHIP IN PORTER AIRLINES PLAN
May 01, 2013
Porter Airlines has announced its intention to acquire up to 30 new Bombardier C-series jets to serve a number of longer-haul destinations across North American.
WESTJET LAUNCHES SERVICE TO DALLAS-FORT WORTH
April 29, 2013
On April 29, WestJet launched new daily non-stop service between Calgary and Dallas, Texas, with the first flight scheduled to leave Calgary International Airport at 10:25 a.m. MST.
TRANSAT CUTS 47 JOBS IN RESTRUCTURING MOVE
April 26, 2013
MONTREAL — Transat A.T. announced Thursday it’s eliminating 47 office staff positions, including that of long-time Air Transat president Allen Graham, who will retire on June 30.
CANADA RESISTS QATAR BID TO MOVE CIVIL AVIATION BODY ICAO FROM MONTREAL
April 25, 2013
OTTAWA - Canada is resisting a push by Qatar to move the headquarters of the International Civil Aviation Organization from Montreal to Doha, a government official said on Wednesday.
SURPRISE MOTION BY ROB FORD LANDS PORTER AIRLINE JET REQUEST ON MAY COUNCIL AGENDA
April 24, 2013
An attempt by Mayor Rob Ford to order up a staff report on Porter Airline’s bid to fly jets out of the island airport and extend a runway means that the controversial expansion proposal will come before city council next month.
NATIONAL NEWS: AIRLINES’ USE OF FOREIGN PILOTS COSTING CANADIAN JOBS
April 19, 2013
OTTAWA – Canadian pilots are yet another group to suffer job losses as a result of the Conservatives’ mismanagement of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP).
PORTER AIRLINES WANTS ‘EXEMPTION’ TO FLY CS100 JET
April 19, 2013
Porter Airlines president and CEO Robert Deluce wants to get “an exemption” for the CSeries airplane to fly at Toronto’s island airport, but not lift the ban on jets altogether.
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