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Hola Sun updates policy following Air Transat’s extension of suspension

Following yesterday’s news about Transat extending its suspension of operations until June 30, Hola Sun Holidays has updated its travel policy to accommodate impacted guests.
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Transat recalls 4,000 employees with payroll assistance from CEWS

Transat is bringing some 4,000 of its employees back on payroll and will use the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) to help make ends meet during these challenging times.
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Air Transat donates all of its protective equipment to healthcare workers

With flights grounded, Air Transat has donated all of its unused protective equipment to healthcare workers in Quebec.
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A message from Transat’s President and CEO

Transat has temporarily shuttered its travel agencies due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and will continue to operate repatriation flights until April 1 to bring stranded Canadians home.
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Airlines appeal for aid as financial toll of coronavirus pandemic looms large

As travel agents work around the clock to facilitate rebookings and cancellations, and tour operators and airlines pull off mind-boggling logistical challenges to get passengers home, the world is waking up to the financial toll of the coronavirus pandemic fallout.
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Air Canada, Air Transat, Sunwing have updated information in wake of advisory

TORONTO — Following a gruelling weekend for travel agents and suppliers, a number of airlines and tour operators have updates in the wake of the Canadian government’s global travel advisory, announced March 13, warning Canadians to avoid all non-essential travel outside of Canada, a warning that set off an unprecedented wave of rebookings and cancellations.
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Air Canada, Transat update guidance for Italy; AC adds 24-hour flight change flexibility

A new message from Air Canada President and CEO Calin Rovinescu at Air Canada’s site sums it up: “The airline industry has always been a fast-changing one and these times are no different.”
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Quebec awards recognizes Air Transat for earning public trust

Air Transat has come out on top at the recent Institute for Trust in Organizations (ICO) awards in Quebec.
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Air Transat waives change fees for Venice flights

Air Transat has implemented a flexibility policy for its flights to Venice.
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Air Transat extends pet-in-cabin policy

Good news for pet owners! Air Transat has extended its current pet-in-cabin policy to include connecting flights.
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