Air Transat brings 207 Syrian refugees to Canada

[NOTES] Air Transat brings 207 Syrian refugees to Canada

Air Transat Flight TS8500 arrived in Toronto yesterday from Amman, Jordan with 207 Syrian refugees aboard. “We are very pleased to be the first Canadian airline company to engage in this major humanitarian effort, and to be assisting the Canadian government and international authorities in this way,” said Jean-François Lemay, General Manager of Air Transat. The operation is being led by the International Organization for Migration, in collaboration with Canadian authorities.