Tuesday August 11, 2020
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Air Canada’s fully transformed Aeroplan program will launch in November

Air Canada has “transformed” its Aeroplan loyalty program, officially launching on Nov. 8 with more personalized, flexible and easier-to-use features.
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SUPPLIER COVID-19 UPDATES: Airlines, cruise, hotels & tour ops

Travel advisories from governments in Canada, the U.S. and countries around the world warning against non-essential travel amid the coronavirus pandemic set off a domino effect of operations suspensions for seemingly every supplier in the travel industry.
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New mandatory ticketing info for Aeromexico bookings

Aeromexico is reminding agents that all reservations for Aeromexico, Aeromexico Connect and AM codeshare flights must contain certain specific information about the passengers name, DOB and gender, as the airline works to increase the security of its flights.
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U.S. Department of State lifts its Global Level 4 travel advisory

The U.S. Department of State has lifted its blanket Level 4 health advisory for global travel outside of the U.S., opting instead to assess travel advisory levels country by country, according to risk for COVID-19.
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Emirates gets ready to resume Toronto-Dubai flights on Aug. 16

Emirates is gearing up to resume its Toronto service, with flights on the carrier’s A380 aircraft set to start on Aug. 16.
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Brussels Airlines reports 63% drop in revenue due to pandemic

Brussels Airlines has reported a loss of €182 million in the first half of 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Cuba reopened: When will Air Canada resume flights & what are the entry requirements?

Air Canada is set to resume flights to Cuba starting in September, teeing up the destination for a possibly healthy winter season.
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Pressure on Canada’s airlines to provide more passenger info for contact tracing

British Columbia's transport minister made an official plea to her federal counterpart Wednesday to quickly make airlines provide more details on travellers to aid contact tracing efforts that could help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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ACV’s first-ever virtual Product Launches, and a letter from Nino

In this new normal, Air Canada Vacations is going virtual for its latest round of product launches, set to take place next month.
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Air passenger advocacy group asks top court to hear ticket refund case

An advocacy group is asking the Supreme Court of Canada to hear a case on passenger refunds as frustration over flights cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to simmer.
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