Monday July 15, 2019
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Swoop points to Boeing 737 Max ripple effect after wave of flight cancellations

Swoop airline is facing a backlog of flights after engine trouble on an aircraft touched off a four-day wave of flight disruptions that has left passengers stranded and angry.
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Sunwing launches its best early winter booking incentive ever

Sunwing is promoting new perks and deals for clients looking to get a jump on winter vacation bookings.
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Canadian airlines ask appeal court to quash new passenger rights rules

Canadian airlines are among hundreds of carriers asking the Federal Court of Appeal to quash new rules that beef up compensation for passengers subjected to delayed flights and damaged luggage.
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British Airways faces $229 million fine over data breach

British Airways is facing a 183 million-pound ($229 million) fine over a breach that compromised information on half a million customers _ the biggest penalty to date under new, tougher regulations and one that is likely to be seen as a test case for companies that fail to secure big data caches.
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Saudi carrier cancels troubled Boeing 737 order for Airbus

A Saudi budget airline is ordering 30 Airbus planes in a deal that replaces a $6 billion agreement it had with Boeing for its troubled 737 Max jets, which have been grounded after two deadly crashes.
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Stakeholders congratulate Air Canada & Transat on Skytrax wins, milestone merger

Following last week’s milestone merger agreement between Air Canada and Transat SA, key stakeholders have extended their congratulations to both carriers for their big wins at the 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards.
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Earn 5x Bonbon when booking Transat’s four new destinations

To celebrate its new destinations for next winter season, Transat is offering travel agents 5x Bonbon for the remainder of July.
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Some Kenyan families reject Boeing’s compensation for crash

Fifteen Kenyan families of people killed in a plane crash in Ethiopia in March have rejected a proposal by Boeing to compensate them, saying they will pursue their claims in court.
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Air Transat’s ready for winter 2019-20 with new Sun and Europe details

Air Transat has released detailed listings, including frequencies, of its winter sun 2019-2020 schedule, with a complete rundown of Winter Sun and Europe destinations available in the coming winter months from Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic Canada and the West.
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Two new routes for Air Canada: Montreal-Bordeaux & Calgary-Terrace

Today marks the inauguration of Air Canada’s new nonstop seasonal service from Montreal to Bordeaux, its fifth destination in France.
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