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ACTA looks for agent support as it works to keep Ontario Comp Fund overhaul on track

ACTA says it’s looking for financial support from Ontario travel agencies to support its new lobby funding campaign, as it calls for swift and effective action to address what it says is the financial burden of the Ontario travel industry’s Compensation Fund.
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Global airlines association warns of potential Brexit impact

Disruptions to air travel are possible if Britain leaves the European Union in March without a deal, the head of the leading association for airlines around the world warned Thursday.
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IATA reports healthy November traffic, North America up 6.1%

"Healthy but moderating" is how IATA described global passenger traffic for November 2018.
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What’s changed with TICO’s updated Education Standards Program?

TICO says its new online education platform is now live and available to all stakeholders.
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ACTA looks back at 2018 with ‘ACTA in Action’ highlights

ACTA is thanking its members and partners for their contribution to ACTA and the Canadian travel agency community in 2018, and closing out the year with a look back at some of the highlights it achieved over the past 12 months.
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IATA forecasts 10th year of profit for airlines in 2019

IATA is forecasting a decade in the black for airlines by the end of 2019, with the global airline industry achieving a net profit of $35.5 billion next year.
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Air travel demand bounces back from eight-month low: IATA

Global passenger air traffic rebounded in October, with demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) up 6.3% compared to October 2017, says IATA.
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Agents show resilience in the face of Costco Travel’s alleged extreme rebating

Evidence of the latest threat to the Canadian retail travel sector is probably right in your own wallet. It’s your Costco membership card.
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TICO signs on with new education partner

TICO says it’s moving to a new education provider effective Jan. 2, 2019. 
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Canada & U.K. sign new agreement to support air transport

A new Open Skies-type agreement has just been signed between Canada and the United Kingdom, which encourages long-term, sustainable competition and the development of international air services.
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