Air Travel

FILE- In this Dec. 18, 2014, file photo, an Emirati man takes a selfie in front of a new Etihad Airways A380 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, announced Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 it would start operating daily nonstop flights to Tel Aviv next spring, a move that deepens ties between the UAE and Israel after the two countries agreed to normalize relations. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)

UAE national carrier to start flying to Tel Aviv next spring

UAE national carrier to start flying to Tel Aviv next spring

 

Shauna Sharp, of Red Deer’s Rock-It Travel, says she and many other travel agents will have made no income in 2020 if forced to return commissions from cancelled trips last spring. (Contributed photo).

Red Deer travel agent fears losing all her 2020 income due to Ottawa’s decision

Independent travel agents are bearing the brunt from federal aid policy for airlines

 

This is the first time Air North has been named Best Airline in Canada by Travellers’ Choice. Photo via Air North.

Air North, Yukon’s Airline named Best Airline in Canada

Flying with Air North, passengers can expect memorable travel.

This is the first time Air North has been named Best Airline in Canada by Travellers’ Choice. Photo via Air North.
Canadian airlines accused of ignoring COVID precautions, denying refunds

Canadian airlines accused of ignoring COVID precautions, denying refunds

Canadian airlines accused of ignoring COVID precautions, denying refunds

Canadian airlines accused of ignoring COVID precautions, denying refunds
A new poll shows only 22 per cent of those surveyed said they’re comfortable getting aboard with no in-flight physical distancing, in a July 7, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Turbulence in Canadian opinion on airlines COVID-19 response: poll

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests turbulence ahead for airlines seeking public…

A new poll shows only 22 per cent of those surveyed said they’re comfortable getting aboard with no in-flight physical distancing, in a July 7, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
US issues guidelines but no new rules for safe air travel

US issues guidelines but no new rules for safe air travel

US issues guidelines but no new rules for safe air travel

US issues guidelines but no new rules for safe air travel
Air Canada, WestJet to drop physical distancing policies as air travel ticks up

Air Canada, WestJet to drop physical distancing policies as air travel ticks up

Air Canada, WestJet to drop physical distancing policies as air travel ticks up

Air Canada, WestJet to drop physical distancing policies as air travel ticks up
Air travellers to be checked for fevers at Canadian airports

Air travellers to be checked for fevers at Canadian airports

Air travellers to be checked for fevers at Canadian airports

Air travellers to be checked for fevers at Canadian airports
An Air Canada check-in area is shown at Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, Saturday, May 16, 2020. Air Canada says it is bolstering its summer schedule, which nonetheless remains more than 50 per cent smaller than last year as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to pound the airline industry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

44% fewer passengers flew on Canadian airlines in March 2020 than in 2019

COVID-19 pandemic has hit airlines hard as travel remains low

An Air Canada check-in area is shown at Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, Saturday, May 16, 2020. Air Canada says it is bolstering its summer schedule, which nonetheless remains more than 50 per cent smaller than last year as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to pound the airline industry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Air Canada will soon require all guests to have their temperature read, in a May 4, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Companies beef up COVID-19 measures with masks and temperature checks

TORONTO — When travellers board Air Canada flights, they will have more…

Air Canada will soon require all guests to have their temperature read, in a May 4, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
(Black Press Media)

WestJet lays off nearly 7,000 employees, cutting staff in half amid COVID-19 crisis

Calgary-based company the latest airline to be hit by layoffs

(Black Press Media)
Porter Airlines has suspend all flights while Air Canada is suspending most of its international and U.S. transborder flights, in a March 18, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Porter, Transat move to suspend all flights as border closes to contain COVID-19

MONTREAL — Porter Airlines has joined Transat AT Inc. in moving to…

Porter Airlines has suspend all flights while Air Canada is suspending most of its international and U.S. transborder flights, in a March 18, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)