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“It’s going to recover but it’s not going to be quick”: Strickland

Airline losses are mounting precipitously amid the COVID-19 pandemic and only a minority - although it’s a strong minority - have enough cash on hand to see them through many more months of the global travel shutdown, says a leading airline industry consultant.
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U.S. could get stake in airlines in exchange for virus grants

The Trump administration is raising the possibility of the government getting ownership stakes in U.S. airlines in exchange for $25 billion in direct grants to help the carriers survive a downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Canadians spend on average this much on flights per person

Canadians spend how much on flights? Although it’s a lot, it’s still not as much as our neighbours south of the border.
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An unforgettable year for Canada’s airlines: A look back at 2019

It was a whirlwind 12 months for airline acquisition news. And it all started with one particularly surprising week in May.
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Airport worker fired for giving passenger mean-spirited note

An airport security worker in New York has been fired for handing a passenger a handwritten note that said “You ugly!!!”
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Plenty of options for clients flying Aer Lingus to Dublin and beyond

When clients fly Aer Lingus, they get Ireland and a whole lot more.
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Airlines downgrade 2019 forecast amid trade spats, fuel hike

The International Air Transport Association is lowering its 2019 profit forecast for the airline industry amid rising fuel prices and weakening world trade.
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Swoop achieves one millionth traveller ahead of one-year anniversary

It took less than a year for Swoop to fly its one-millionth traveller, a milestone that the carrier commemorated with free roundtrip tickets for a couple of lucky passengers.
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Swoop adds three new routes for the summer season

Three of Swoop’s new summer routes have taken off.
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U.S. says airfares hit new lows after factoring inflation

The average fare for airline travel within the United States has hit the lowest level since the government started keeping track in 1995, after adjusting for inflation.
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Winnipeg-Cancun added to ACV’s Western Canada lineup
Air Canada’s nonstop Vancouver-Cancun flights take to the skies
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Royal Caribbean unveils updated 2021-22 winter sailing schedule
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WTM Virtual platform now live in advance of WTM Nov. 9 – 11
WTM Virtual platform now live in advance of WTM Nov. 9 - 11
The WTM Virtual platform is now live and open in advance of this year’s virtual WTM event, taking place Nov. 9 - 11.
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