MONTREAL — Canada’s smaller cities and airports are bearing the brunt of COVID-19’s impact on Air Canada. The airlines has announced the indefinite suspension of service on 30 domestic regional routes as well as the discontinuation of service to eight Canadian airports as it streamlines its operations amid ongoing travel restrictions and advisories that have reduced airline networks to a fraction of their usual size.
While Air Canada is jettisoning the adjacent empty seat policy that saw it through the first few weeks of post-pandemic commercial flights, it is also ramping up bio-safety measures by offering flexible rebooking options to Economy Class customers on flights that are close to capacity,
Passenger protection rules may need to be revised after hundreds of thousands of flight cancellations prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic left travellers out of pocket, the head of Canada's transportation regulator said Wednesday.
It’s definitely #timetotravel, certainly within Canada now and beyond our borders in the near future, say Direct Travel’s Brian Robertson, President, Canada West and Ian Race, Senior Vice-President, Corporate Sales, just back from their first flights in months.