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Air Canada announces Board Chairman retirement

Global Editor- April 7, 2017 0

Air Canada announced today the retirement of David I. Richardson, Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors. His retirement will take effect at the conclusion ... Read More

Old Port of Montreal: Ride the highest observation wheel in Canada

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

Starting this June, Montrealers and visitors to the city can soar to a unique vantage point between the city and the river on Montreal's Observation ... Read More

Canadian airport leaders gather in Ottawa

Global Editor- April 5, 2017 0

Senior executives from more than two dozen airports across the country are in Ottawa today to meet with parliamentarians and highlight the important role airports ... Read More

Vancouver International Airport develops next-generation BorderXpress kiosks

Global Editor- April 5, 2017 0

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) today announced its proprietary line of self-serve border control solutions, BorderXpress, has been expanded to meet the requirements of Canada Border ... Read More

Tourisme Montréal relaunching Passeport MTL

Global Editor- April 5, 2017 0

Tourisme Montréal is relaunching Passeport MTL, a single card for discovering Montréal's top attractions. The card gives users access to 23 attractions and unlimited public ... Read More

Canada’s last Ice Area cited as potential World Heritage site

Global Editor- April 5, 2017 0

A new report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in partnership with the US-based Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and UNESCO's World ... Read More

Twenty-five-year veteran Nancy Drolet appointed to CTO Canada post

Global Editor- April 5, 2017 0

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region’s tourism development agency, has appointed experienced travel professional Nancy Drolet as business development representative for Canada. Ms. Drolet, ... Read More

Air Canada announces departure of Klaus Goersch

Global Editor- April 3, 2017 0

Klaus Goersch, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Air Canada has resigned effective April 30, 2017. He will continue to lead Air Canada's ... Read More

Canada to host international climate change meeting in Montréal

Global Editor- April 1, 2017 0

Canada is proud to host the 46th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in Montréal, from September 3 to 9, 2017. Hundreds ... Read More

Budapest Airport doubles flights with Air Canada rouge

Global Editor- March 31, 2017 0

Budapest Airport has announced further development in its expanding summer schedule with another welcome frequency increase on Air Canada rouge’s link to Toronto Pearson. Announcing ... Read More

Montreal hosts aerospace industry’s most important international business convention

Global Editor- March 30, 2017 0

The fifth edition of the international convention AEROMART Montreal will be held from April 4 to April 6, 2017, at the Palais des congrès de ... Read More

Canada benefits from Mexico tourism whilst USA suffers

Global Editor- March 30, 2017 0

Mexicans are forsaking visits to the United States, many in favour of Canada where their money goes further and visa requirements have been scrapped, according ... Read More

Minister Garneau: Safety and security of Canadians remains top priority

Global Editor- March 29, 2017 0

Canada's Minister of Transport Marc Garneau made the following statement on airport security at Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport: "The safety and security of Canadians ... Read More

IATA: Canada should eliminate Crown Rents, not privatize airports

Global Editor- March 28, 2017 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) asked the Canadian Government to improve the competitiveness of its aviation sector by prioritizing the elimination of Crown Rents ... Read More

Transcript: IATA has a unique role on safe, efficient, economical and sustainable global air connectivity

eturbonews- March 28, 2017 0

This is a transcript of today's remarks of Alexandre de Juniac at the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations: Thank you for the very warm introduction ... Read More

Not only USA, but Canada, Europe on computer ban onboard aircrafts: IATA response

eturbonews- March 28, 2017 0

Taking your computer on board of an aircraft has been a routine way for millions to kill time when traveling airliners and maintain to be ... Read More

Bombardier Q400 aircraft continues to support Porter Airlines’ growth

Global Editor- March 28, 2017 0

Porter Airlines and Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that the airline's fleet has grown to 29 aircraft with Bombardier's delivery of another Q400 turboprop. Porter ... Read More

Greater Toronto Airports Authority announces Chief Financial Officer transition

Global Editor- March 24, 2017 0

Howard Eng, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), announced today that Jill Sharland, the GTAA's Vice President and Chief ... Read More

Canadian school trips to the USA: No more

eturbonews- March 23, 2017 0

As first reported by CNN, Canada's largest school system announced it will no longer allow student or staff trips to the US, citing uncertainty over ... Read More

BTS: US-NAFTA freight totaled $88.0 billion in January 2017

Global Editor- March 23, 2017 0

US-NAFTA freight totaled $88.0 billion in current dollars as all five major transportation modes carried more freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement ... Read More

Prime Minister of Canada issues statement on the attack in London

Global Editor- March 22, 2017 0

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the attack in London, United Kingdom: "We strongly condemn today's attack in London. I ... Read More

Sunwing resumes summer services to three Caribbean destinations from Vancouver

Global Editor- March 22, 2017 0

Sunwing will be offering a summer service to three popular Caribbean destinations from Vancouver via Toronto for a third consecutive year. From May 17 to ... Read More

Government of Canada designates the Stanley Cup as a National Historic Event

Global Editor- March 17, 2017 0

Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, announced the designation of the Stanley Cup as a ... Read More

IATA welcomes Canada’s new drone safety regulations

Global Editor- March 16, 2017 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the announcement by Canada’s Minister of Transport, the Honorable Marc Garneau, to implement an Interim Order restricting the ... Read More

Air Canada restarts service for the summer

Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2017 0

Air Canada announced it will resume two routes this summer beginning in May: Montreal-Washington Dulles and Vancouver-Boston. The Montreal-Washington Dulles route will begin on May ... Read More

New safety rules for recreational drone use take immediate effect in Canada

Global Editor- March 16, 2017 0

Canadians expect to feel safe on the ground and in the sky. The number of incidents involving recreational drones has more than tripled since 2014, ... Read More

WestJet launches Montreal-Halifax route

Global Editor- March 16, 2017 0

Today, WestJet launched its newest service to Montreal with the departure of flight 3451 from Halifax. The new route operates twice daily on WestJet Encore ... Read More

Mexican low-cost airline Volaris expands more to Ontario

Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2017 0

Low-cost carrier, Volaris, is a Mexican airline based in Santa Fe, Álvaro Obregón, Mexico City, with its main base at Tijuana International Airport. Volaris has ... Read More

Air Canada introduces daily Vancouver-Boston flights

Global Editor- March 15, 2017 0

Air Canada announced today the introduction of daily summer seasonal service between Vancouver and Boston starting June 23, 2017 until September 4, 2017. "We continue ... Read More

John Kelly: Canadians traveling to US should double-check their pockets before they leave

Global Editor- March 11, 2017 0

The Honorable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, met with the Honorable John Kelly, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, during his first ... Read More