Monday March 18, 2019
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Growing number of Boeing Max 8 planes grounded

Aviation authorities in China, Indonesia and Ethiopia ordered airlines on Monday to ground their Boeing 737 Max 8 planes after one of the aircraft crashed in Ethiopia, killing all 157 people on board.
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WestJet flying high after February’s load factor increase

February was a good month for WestJet, which flew an additional 62,000 passengers for a year-over-year increase of 3.2%.
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Celebrating International Women’s Day with a spirit of adventure, travel initiatives and tours

Just eight years ago, solo female travellers comprised only 4.6% of Canadians planning a winter vacation. Four years later, that stat had risen to 7.4%. And for the current winter season 2018-2019, 8.2% of respondents intending to travel are women travelling on their own. And that’s just winter vacations. Year-round, the number of women travelling solo is skyrocketing.
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Save $200 per couple on flight upgrades with ACV

Air Canada Vacations is making luxury travel much more affordable with its latest exclusive offer.
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British Airways to roll out new First cabin experience this month

The date has been set – March 31 – for the debut of British Airways’ newly upgraded First Class cabin.
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Air Canada for Business customers to benefit from new WeWork partnership

Air Canada has teamed up with WeWork to launch a new feature to its Air Canada for Business program.
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WestJet launches inaugural flight between Calgary and Atlanta

WestJet is now the only airline to connect Calgary to Atlanta with nonstop service, having launched its inaugural flight on March 3.
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Air Canada monitoring India situation, temporarily suspends Delhi flights

More than a thousand passengers were affected after Air Canada partially suspended service to India due to the closure of Pakistani airspace as tensions mount between the two nuclear powers.
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Air Canada resumes flights to Delhi as Pakistan plans to reopen airspace

Air Canada is resuming flights to northern India after Pakistan announced it would re-open its airspace despite ongoing tensions between the two nuclear powers.
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