Monday May 21, 2018
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Cubana flight crashes on takeoff from Havana

A Boeing 737 operated by state airline Cubana has crashed on takeoff from Jose Marti International Airport in Havana with 104 people on board.
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Air Canada counts down to year-round YVR-Melbourne service

The wine flowed freely and the tapas were bountiful at Air Canada’s cocktail reception in Toronto last night, which celebrated the upcoming launch of year-round flights to Melbourne, Australia.
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British Airways to fly an entire crew made up of Harry’s and Meghan’s on Royal Wedding Day

Who of us wouldn’t want to be served a hot towel on a flight by a dashing Prince Harry? Or be given the choice between ‘chicken’ or ‘pasta’ by soon-to-be-princess Meghan Markle?
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ACV says it is “well-equipped to support the trade” as WS strike deadline nears

Air Canada Vacations says it is prepared to support the travel trade community “in order to limit any potential disruptions for the travelling public and ease travellers’ concerns about the uncertainty resulting from the strike vote mandate at WestJet”.
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We dare you to not cry after watching KLM’s emotional new video

Warning: The following video will make you sob like a baby.
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Spotted on Alaska Airlines: Naked man yelling “Woohoo!”

A passenger on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Anchorage, Alaska looked up from his audio book to see a naked man yelling and heading toward the cockpit.
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WOW prices its new India flights from $299 one-way

WOW air is launching new service to India out of Toronto and Montreal via Reykjavik.
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Pearson Airport’s international traffic up 7.7%, domestic up 3.6%

In the first three months of 2018 a total of 11.3 million passengers travelled through Toronto Pearson International Airport, an increase of some 680,000 passengers over the same period in 2017, according to the latest stats from the Greater Toronto Airports Authority.
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United got rid of tomato juice on flights and people lost their minds

A recent move made by United Airlines caused passengers to see red – tomato red, to be exact.
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Clock is ticking as WestJet, ALPA head back to the bargaining table

WestJet’s pilots union may be armed with a strike mandate but both the union and the airline are still at the bargaining table and the ALPA says it’s committed to negotiating for as long as it takes to get a first collective agreement.
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