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Air Transat-Air Canada deal gets recommendation from another advisory firm

Another advisory firm has put forth a recommendation to Transat shareholders to vote in favour of Air Canada’s acquisition offer.
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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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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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Air Transat’s A321neoLRs to fly from YVR to new South destinations

This winter will be a good one for Air Transat customers in Vancouver. Thanks to the addition of all-new Airbus A321neoLRs, the carrier will be offering new destinations out of YVR, including Fort Lauderdale, making it the sole company to fly direct between the two cities.
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Unifor head supports Air Canada’s bid for Transat, citing stability

The largest private-sector union in the country says Air Canada is employees' best option when it comes to the purchase of Quebec tour operator Transat A.T.
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Earn 5x Bonbon when booking Transat’s four new destinations

To celebrate its new destinations for next winter season, Transat is offering travel agents 5x Bonbon for the remainder of July.
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Air Transat’s ready for winter 2019-20 with new Sun and Europe details

Air Transat has released detailed listings, including frequencies, of its winter sun 2019-2020 schedule, with a complete rundown of Winter Sun and Europe destinations available in the coming winter months from Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic Canada and the West.
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Quebec developer Group Mach out of running to buy Transat

Group Mach said Wednesday it is no longer in the running to buy Transat A.T., stating the tour operator chose to ignore its proposal even though it featured a higher price than Air Canada's offer.
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From distribution to competition, insiders weigh in on AC, Transat deal

TORONTO — While Air Canada’s $520 million acquisition of Transat awaits regulatory approval and the green light from shareholders, industry insiders are weighing in on the impact of the takeover. As reported yesterday, potential snags for the deal still loom large, even though Air Canada and Transat have both signaled their intent to go through […]
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Air Transat and Air Canada bring home wins from Skytrax Awards

Two of Canada’s top airlines have won big at the Skytrax World Airline Awards, which recently took place at the 53rd International Paris Air Show Le Bourget in France.
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Smooth sailing for tour operators & tourism boards onboard Lady Sandals for VIP event
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Sunwing to ground 737 MAX 8s until spring 2020
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Couples Sans Souci closing May 1, 2020 for US$7 million reno
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TPI among Virtuoso’s top winners at annual Travel Week
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