SEATTLE – Boeing delivered the first 787 Dreamliner to Air Canada, the first airline in Canada to fly the Dreamliner. The airplane, the first of Air Canada’s 37 787s on order for delivery through 2019, departed Paine Field in Everett, Wash. today on its delivery flight to Toronto.
May 18th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on Air Canada Accepts Delivery of First Boeing 787 Dreamliner for Canada
January 25th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on Unruly Passenger Arrested at Halifax Stanfield International Airport
HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Two passengers on Air Canada flight 610 inbound from Toronto were questioned by RCMP yesterday evening upon arrival at the airport.
December 18th, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on Air Canada Introduces New Leisure Airline
MONTREAL – Air Canada today unveiled its new leisure airline, marking a milestone in the transformation of Canada’s flag carrier to compete in the growing leisure travel sector.
May 20th, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on Air Canada Pilots Dispute Goes to Arbitration
TORONTO – A ten-day effort by Air Canada pilots to negotiate a new agreement with the airline has failed, sending the dispute to federally-legislated arbitration.
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October 26th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Air Canada Pilots Re-Elect Association President
TORONTO, ONTARIO – Air Canada pilots have re-elected Captain Paul Strachan as President and elected Captain Jon Webster as the new Secretary-Treasurer of the Air Canada Pilots Association
July 7th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Air Canada Reports Record Load Factor for June
MONTREAL, QC – For the month of June, Air Canada reported a record system load factor of 84.7 per cent on a consolidated basis with Jazz (from which Air Canada purchases regional capacity), versus 80.9 per cent in June 2009, an increase of 3.8 percentage points.
February 9th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Jazz to Acquire 15 Bombardier Q400 NextGen Aircraft
HALIFAX, N.S. – Today, Jazz Air LP announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent with Bombardier Commercial Aircraft subject to the satisfaction of customary conditions, to finalize a binding purchase agreement for a firm order of 15 Q400 NextGen aircraft with options for an additional 15 aircraft.
January 16th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Air Canada Airlifts Relief Supplies and Rescue Workers to Haiti
MONTREAL, Quebec – In response to the devastation brought by the recent earthquake in Haiti, Air Canada has been working since the outset of the disaster with Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, the Canadian International Development Agency, the Canadian Red Cross and the ONEXONE Foundation to support relief efforts in the region.
November 19th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Air Canada Begins Customer Trials For Inflight Internet
MONTREAL, – Air Canada said today it has begun trials to offer its customers Gogo(R) Inflight Internet service on board select flights on the carrier’s Toronto-Los Angeles and Montreal-Los Angeles routes.
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November 14th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Jazz Reacts to Customer Service and Aircraft Services Divisions Ratification Result
HALIFAX – Jazz Air LP has been advised by the Canadian Auto Workers that the ratification vote for the tentative agreement which was reached on October 27, 2009 with its Customer Service Agents and Aircraft Services employees resulted in a 56% no vote.