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WestJet weighs options in search for ULCC home
  •  08-08-2017 |
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While no decision has yet been made, the ULCC “may be based outside of Calgary ... to take advantage of lower cost markets," WestJet said Read more

YVR bringing in extra screening officers to handle increased traffic
  •  08-07-2017 |
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According to a report by the CBC, the airport has signed contracts with Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) to bring on more officers, even as the agency faces another budget cut this year Read more

IATA: June traffic up 7.8%, growth expected to continue
  •  08-03-2017 |
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The first six months of 2017 also saw a 12-year high in traffic growth (7.9 per cent) and a record first half load factor of 80.7 per cent, IATA said Read more

ANZ to boost YVR-AKL capacity by 20%
  •  08-03-2017 |
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During the first half of the January peak period, the airline will increase services from seven to eight flights per week, ANZ said Read more

"Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat" to be investigated
  •  08-02-2017 |
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The FAA has been directed to examine findings in a previously-ignored 2015 consumer petition addressing reduced space on aircraft Read more

AC posts record $300M Q2 profit
  •  08-01-2017 |
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Air Canada reported record second quarter net income of $300 million compared to net income of $186 million in the second quarter of 2016 Read more

WestJet's ULCC to fly in June
  •  08-01-2017 |
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The launch is pending Transport Canada approval and aircraft reconfiguration, according to WestJet President & CEO Gregg Saretsky Read more

Strong Q2 for YWG
  •  07-31-2017 |
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The latest results mark 14 consecutive months of positive passenger growth at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport, according to the Winnipeg Airports Authority Read more

IATA moves to eliminate lost luggage
  •  07-31-2017 |
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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Airlines for America (A4A) have launched a new one-year global campaign aimed at improving baggage-handling operations and reducing risk of improper handling Read more

WestJet Rewards hack investigated by RCMP, Calgary police
  •  07-31-2017 |
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None of the data contained credit card or banking information, WestJet said, adding that affected customers were contacted by email either on the evening of July 28 or July 29 Read more