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Air Canada, Sunwing add COVID insurance as coalition urges CEWS extension for industry

The travel industry is rallying as never before, with two major players - Air Canada and Sunwing - adding their names to a growing list of suppliers offering COVID-19 insurance coverage.
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Travelweek’s ‘Caribbean Comeback’ virtual conference set for Sept. 30

With more Caribbean destinations reopening for tourism, tour operators launching winter programs and major players introducing COVID-19 insurance coverage, now’s the time to check in with clients to see who is making winter travel plans. 
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Air Canada’s new Infinite Canada Flight Pass on sale now

Air Canada’s brand new Infinite Canada Flight Pass offers unlimited flights within Canada, for one flat fee, with no blackout dates, booking restrictions or change fees.
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Transat’s Q3 2020 results include the latest on its proposed acquisition by Air Canada

Transat’s Q3 results reflect the disastrous impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, however the quarter ended with some optimism as Transat resumed operations on July 23, after a  112-day hiatus.
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Canadians arrive in Cuba: “All the right safety protocols are in place” 

Cuba has welcomed back its first international tourists – Canadians onboard an Air Canada flight – since closing its borders in March due to the global pandemic.
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Air Canada announced as Airline Sponsor of UNITE 2020

More details have been released about UNITE 2020, the upcoming global virtual trade show by Saleint Inc. that combines both the leisure and MICE industries.
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“Above and beyond”: Feedback for Air Canada’s COVID-19 testing

After a long international flight, most passengers just want to get though customs and head home. But a quick (and voluntary) COVID-19 test at Air Canada’s new testing facility at Pearson Airport offers peace of mind and could also help boost the case for finding alternative measures to the current 14-day mandatory quarantine.
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Air Canada, GTAA launching new voluntary COVID-19 testing at YYZ

Starting today, Sept. 3, international Air Canada travellers arriving at Toronto-Pearson Terminal 1 can take part in Air Canada’s new voluntary COVID-19 testing initiative.
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Air Canada, Transat deal back under the EU’s microscope

European regulatory authorities have resumed their investigation into Air Canada's proposed purchase of Transat AT, giving themselves a few more months to hand down a decision.
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Tam addresses the quarantine and Air Canada’s COVID-19 test trial plan

Air Canada has reportedly developed new voluntary COVID-19 testing for passengers arriving at Pearson Airport. Potentially ready to start after Sept. 7, Air Canada’s test trial, in conjunction with the GTAA, would offer voluntary COVID-19 tests for arriving passengers, followed up by two at-home tests.
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Corporate travel seeing a slow but steady rebound, says new survey
Corporate travel seeing a slow but steady rebound, says new survey
Corporate travel is bouncing back slowly but surely, and with a few stipulations.
Healthy Sail Panel submits first phase of protocols to CDC
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Canada-U.S. border closure extended to Oct. 21
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Canada and the U.S. have agreed to extend the temporary restriction of all non-essential travel across the Canada-U.S....
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