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Flights out of Hong Kong cancelled again; riot police move in

Protesters severely crippled operations at Hong Kong's international airport for a second day Tuesday, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights out of the city after demonstrators took over the terminals as part of their push for democratic reforms.
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Advisory firm recommends Transat shareholders to vote for Air Canada’s new deal

Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) has put forth a recommendation that Transat shareholders vote for an acquisition deal between Transat and Air Canada.
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Air Canada puts more money on the table and locks in Transat’s biggest shareholder

Air Canada will pay more for Transat than it originally intended but the new $720 million price tag will help pave the way for the proposed acquisition, with the support of Transat’s biggest shareholder block now locked in.
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HKG to restart flights Tuesday after cancelling departures & arrivals

The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local)
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WestJet’s regional airline gears up for Vancouver-Cranbrook service

WestJet’s regional airline, WestJet Link, will begin operating nonstop flights between Vancouver and Cranbrook, B.C., on Oct. 27.
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Onex paying big to get WestJet and that will send airfares soaring, says CWT

Air travellers will see airfares climb in 2020 and that’s especially true for Canada, according to a new report from CWT.
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War of words between Transat, Group Mach ramps up

Transat A.T. is facing off against Montreal developer Group Mach at a securities tribunal hearing over Mach's move to block the tour operator's sale to Air Canada.
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Sunwing to further boost Mazatlán service with new flights from Ottawa

Sunwing continues to shine the spotlight on the ‘Pearl of the Pacific’ with news of direct flight service to Mazatlán from Canada’s capital city.
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Canada raises travel warning amid escalating protests in Hong Kong

The federal government has issued a travel advisory that urges Canadians travelling to Hong Kong to exercise ``a high degree of caution'' because of the escalating protests in the city.
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Sunwing ready to launch Mazatlán-Quebec City direct this winter

Sunwing is launching new weekly direct flights from Quebec City to Mazatlán, making it the first carrier to offer service between the two cities and the Canadian operator with the most flight options to the Mexican destination.
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