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HALIFAX - A Nova Scotia man who has been a thorn in the side of Canada's airline industry is taking his crusade to the next level.After years of bringing complaints against the airlines before the Can...
There's no mystery as to why. Europe has the world's most open airline markets. Back in the early 1990s, the European Union made a move to full cabotage, allowing any airline in any European Union country to fly into any other nation, to schedule flights in-country, and to pick up and drop off passengers in that same country.
School might be out but that doesn't mean we (and our politicians who make the rules) can't learn a thing or two on our summer vacations, be it taxis, airline travel or on convenience in shopping for beer, wine and spirits. Can Canadians learn from the rest of the world? We'll find out in September.
OTTAWA - The Consumers' Association of Canada is calling for the federal government to allow more competition from foreign airlines.The group says Canada's current policy protects the dominant domesti...
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 planes flew with the lowest percentage of empty seats in the airline's history last month, the Calgary-based airline said today. The plane had a load factor of 88.9 in August, the highest poi...
Canadian airlines say they saw record passenger load factors last month, which is usually a slow period for business travellers. WestJet, Canada's second-largest airline, says its traffic improved in...
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...
Expanding the availability of low-cost air travel would be one of the most progressive policies that the federal government could undertake. Our outdated airline regulations are bad for consumers, bad for Canadian businesses, and bad for prospective airline industry employees.
A new safety approach aimed at getting airlines to police themselves could endanger passengers, particularly those flying with smaller airlines, aviation experts warn. In 2005, Transport Canada began...
Citing "the alarming macroeconomic signals" that have been growing by the day, RBC Dominion Securities Inc. has turned more cautious on the Canadian airline indu