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A message from Transat’s President and CEO

Transat has temporarily shuttered its travel agencies due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and will continue to operate repatriation flights until April 1 to bring stranded Canadians home.
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Transat lays off 3,600 in wake of border closures, travel restrictions

Transat AT Inc. has temporarily laid off about 70 per cent of its workforce in Canada, about 3,600 people.
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Sunwing Airlines and Transat to temporarily suspend operations after repatriation flights

Sunwing Airlines has made the difficult decision to layoff all of its flight and cabin crew members as it temporarily suspends all operations after completing repatriation flights to bring home more than 100,000 passengers in destination.
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Transat updates list of flight cancellations, repatriations

Transat has updated its list of cancelled flights and re-routings as it brings passengers back to Canada amid the federal government’s March 16 announcement that the country’s borders are effectively closing.
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Transat waives change fees, releases Q1 results

Transat has announced that it is waiving change fees on existing bookings, offering travellers increased flexibility and peace of mind.
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Sunwing, Transat, ACV announce flexible rebooking policies

Here are the flexible re-booking policies from Sunwing, ACV and Transat, with more surely to come.
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Collette extends savings for Oberammergau

Last call for Collette’s Oberammergau savings!
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Consider Copenhagen this summer, says Transat

Scandinavia will be closer than ever this year, thanks to Transat’s two direct flights/week out of Montreal to Copenhagen this summer season.
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Agent incentives & consumer perks with Transat’s Cruise Month

Transat’s select cruise line partners are celebrating the tour operator’s Cruise Month promotion with a wide range of consumer incentive offers for South and Europe sailings, from onboard credit to premium beverage packages, free WiFi, shore excursion credit and specialty dining packages.
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The industry watches, and waits: the proposed Air Canada-Transat deal

The travel industry was still abuzz about the proposed acquisition of WestJet by private equity firm Onex Corp. when word came down that Air Canada was looking to buy Transat.
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It’s the least of their concerns: Competition Bureau report on Air Canada, Transat deal
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Credit card chargebacks a “critical concern” for travel agencies: ACTA
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Ensemble Travel Group layoffs impact employees in Canada and the U.S.
Ensemble Travel Group is in the process of temporarily reducing its workforce by approximately 50%, with cuts impacting...
A message from Transat’s President and CEO
Transat has temporarily shuttered its travel agencies due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and will continue to...
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