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
February 14th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Signs Deal With Panasonic for Inflight Entertainment
CALGARY – WestJet announced today it has signed a multi-year agreement with Panasonic Avionics Corporation to provide the airline with a new inflight entertainment system
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.
January 8th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on Delta to Upgrade Narrowbody Aircraft
ATLANTA, GA – Delta Air Lines will invest more than $770 million through 2016 to refresh the interiors on its Boeing 757-200, 737-800, Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft to provide power at every seat, add new slim-line seats with adjustable headrests, updated lavatories, add more efficient galleys and additional features to improve passenger comfort.
January 6th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on Gogo Brings In-flight Wi-Fi to Canada
ITASCA, Ill. – Gogo announced today that the first phase of its Canadian air-to-ground Wi-Fi network is live in Canada, with the balance of the network expected to go live in the first quarter of 2014.
August 29th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet to Purchase 65 Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft
CALGARY, AB – WestJet announced today it has entered into a letter of intent to purchase 65 737 MAX aircraft from Boeing, consisting of 40 737 MAX 8 and 25 737 MAX 7 aircraft, with delivery scheduled to begin in September 2017.
July 17th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on Vancouver Man Charged After Air Canada Flight Diverted to Halifax Airport
HALIFAX, N.S. – A Vancouver man is now facing several charges after a plane was diverted to the Halifax Stanfield International Airport yesterday.
June 29th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on Mid Air Collision Kills Four Near Pemberton BC
PEMBERTON, BC – Whistler RCMP are on scene at Nairn Falls provincial campground investigating a collision between two aircraft just south of Pemberton.
March 5th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Updates Carry-on Baggage Allowance
CALGARY, AB – WestJet today announced it is updating the number of carry-on pieces guests are permitted to bring on board to one from two, plus one personal item, effective April 4, 2013.
January 26th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on Antarctica Crash Site Located
AVALON, NEW ZEALAND – The search and rescue mission involving a Twin Otter aircraft missing in Antarctica since Wednesday with three crew on board has moved into a recovery phase, after wreckage of the plane was located on Saturday.