AIRLINE INDUSTRY

AP

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.
CP

WstJet, Porter Have Never Been More Popular

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...