Airline Industry


How Sandy Will Impact the Travel Industry

The historic storm that's sweeping across the eastern part of North America is the most significant weather event to impact the travel industry since the eruption of an Icelandic volcano in April 2010. Sandy, the hurricane-turned-post-tropical cyclone, will be responsible for the grounding of more than 20,000 flights and the loss of millions of dollars in revenue for the North American tourism industry. But it appears the storm's disruption for travellers will be far less debilitating than predicted.

WestJet Mulls Launching Regional Carrier

CALGARY - WestJet is considering launching a new short-haul regional airline — a move observers says would intensify competition with its chief rival, Air Canada and benefit travellers.Few details wer...