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Economic damage from Canada’s travel restrictions could become permanent, IATA warns

After six long months, everyone from Canada’s airlines to tour operators, consortiums, chains and host agencies have called on the federal government to re-evaluate Canada’s travel restrictions. Now even IATA is wading into the fray.
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WestJet, Vancouver airport launch pilot project to test passengers for COVID 19

WestJet passengers in Vancouver may soon be taking COVID-19 tests before takeoff.
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Turkish Airlines expands in Canada with launch of YVR service

Turkish Airlines is spreading its wings in Canada with the launch of its third Canadian gateway – Vancouver – in June.
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Canada Jetlines chooses YVR as its primary base of operations

Canada Jetlines says it will use Vancouver International Airport as its home airport and primary base of operations when it begins flight operations, currently targeted for later this year.
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Flair apologizes after calling RCMP on passengers following 12-hour flight delay

Flair Airlines is apologizing for a situation at Vancouver International Airport that saw a pilot call the police to deal with frustrated passengers at the gate, some of whom had been waiting 14 hours before their flight was cancelled.
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Passenger satisfaction rises at Canada’s three largest airports

A J.D. Power survey says passenger satisfaction has improved in two years at Canada's three largest airports.
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The 2017 season’s shaping up to be a record-breaker for holiday travel

Nearly 2.7 million passengers will travel through Pearson International Airport for the holidays and the organized chaos peaks today.
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Interjet celebrates new YVR-Mexico service, puts pressure on competitor WestJet

Don't confuse Interjet with a low-cost carrier, says the airline's chief commercial officer Julio Gamero who was at Vancouver International Airport (YVR).
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Oops, it happened again! P.E.I. left off Vancouver airport map

The Vancouver Airport Authority has put Prince Edward Island on the map – literally.
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YVR welcomes Airbus A350-900 for the first time in Canada

Earlier this week, Cathay Pacific made history when it debuted the industry’s newest aircraft – the Airbus A350-900 – in North America for the very first time.
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Agents react to COVID-19 insurance offerings – and help get the word out
Agents react to COVID-19 insurance offerings - and help get the word out
In recent weeks major players including Air Canada, Sunwing, WestJet, ACV and Manulife have introduced travel insurance...
Transat launches COVID-19 insurance coverage through Manulife
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Transat is the latest airline and tour operator to announce new COVID-19 insurance coverage, offered through Manulife.
Safe and healthy return to travel with Sunwing & Medcan
Safe and healthy return to travel with Sunwing & Medcan
As Sunwing resumes operations over the coming months, it will tap into its new partnership with Medcan for information...
ACV’s Toronto flights to Cuba re-start Sept. 26
ACV’s Toronto flights to Cuba re-start Sept. 26
ACV’s return to Cuba gets another gateway this weekend with the tour operator’s first post-pandemic flight from...
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