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  • Wish list of items for a perfect event space

    By Jessica Symons and Sarah Stockton Before determining what the perfect event space is, you first need to understand your client’s needs, their demographic, and their expectations: Do they prefer downtown locations versus the suburbs? Do they need to be close to transit or the airport? Do they need to have off-site social locations close by? Where is the majority of their membership coming from? How many people are expected to attend this event? Are they mostly women, mostly men,…

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  • Air Canada launches new non-stop service between Montreal and San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Air Canada has inaugurated a new non-stop service between Montreal and San Juan, Puerto Rico. The first departure of Air Canada flight AC958 marks the beginning of weekly flights from Montreal to San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, which will operate as a seasonal service this winter. “This new route from Montreal will make it easier for customers to travel to Puerto Rico from eastern Canada and complements our existing twice-weekly services between Toronto and San Juan. It also strengthens Air Canada’s Montreal hub, which is playing a significant strategic role in our ongoing global expansion. Our capacity…

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  • Aeroports de Montreal and Uber reach a business agreement

    Uber drivers will be able to pick up passengers at Montréal-Trudeau airport as of December 12, following the conclusion of a business agreement between Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) and the online transportation company. ADM had earlier demanded that Uber not activate its application at the Montréal-Trudeau terminal as long as the service had not been regulated by the Government of Québec. Under the agreement between the Québec Minister of Transport, Sustainable Mobility and Transportation Electrification and Uber Canada Inc., the…

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  • YVR celebrates record passenger growth with Air Canada

    Air Canada represents 50 per cent of YVR passengers Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is celebrating a record-breaking year in passenger growth, welcoming over 18.8 million passengers between January and October—representing a year-over-year growth rate of 9.5 per cent, putting YVR on track to reach 22 million passengers in 2016. This increase is largely recognized in Air Canada’s expansion of their transpacific hub out of YVR, representing approximately 50 per cent of passengers at YVR and serving over 55 destinations worldwide. “Air Canada…

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  • Air Canada inaugurates new international Maple Leaf Lounge at Montreal-Trudeau Airport

    On Dec. 1, 2016, Air Canada’s international Maple Leaf Lounge at Montreal-Trudeau airport reopens following a year-long complete makeover. Located between gates 52 and 53, the new lounge measures 1,022 square meters and has seating capacity for 259 customers. With floor to ceiling windows offering spectacular tarmac views, it reflects a contemporary and elegant design. Eligible Air Canada and Star Alliance customers will discover a new exclusive lounge experience with a calm and comfortable environment of understated luxury in which to relax…

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  • WestJet welcomes Mesa, Arizona, to its growing network

    Canada’s low-fare leader adds more service to the Arizona desert WestJet has announced it will begin serving Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport from Calgary and Edmonton starting January 19, 2017. Seats will be available for purchase by calling WestJet at 1-888-937-8538 (1-888-WESTJET) and through travel agencies as of 12 p.m. MST on Monday, November 21, and on westjet.com as of 12 p.m. MST on Tuesday, November 22. “We are proud of our expanding network of more than 100 cities in over 20…

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  • Air Canada to launch Vancouver-Frankfurt and Vancouver-London Gatwick flights for summer 2017

    Strategic increase of international flights at YVR hub offers additional choice to Europe and beyond Air Canada is further boosting international flights at its Vancouver hub next summer with daily seasonal flights from YVR to Frankfurt, and three times weekly seasonal flights from YVR to London Gatwick. Flights begin June 1, 2017 and June 8, 2017 respectively, and tickets are now available for purchase. “Air Canada continues to strategically increase its European flights at YVR with seasonal daily flights to…

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  • WestJet restarts popular Vancouver to Hamilton route in April

    WestJet has announced the airline will again connect John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport with Vancouver International Airport in 2017. Service commences April 30, 2017 with four-time weekly service, moving to a daily flight, June 28 to September 7, and returning to four-time weekly flights until October 27. “The people of the greater Hamilton area adore WestJet’s low fare, high care service as evidenced by the high demand we saw on the route this past summer,” said Bob Cummings, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Commercial. “We heard the citizens of…

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  • YYC officially opens new international terminal

    YYC Calgary International Airport’s new International Terminal has officially opened for operations — moving all U.S. and International flight operations at YYC to the new terminal facility. The opening of the new terminal at YYC marks the completion of the largest single infrastructure program in the airport’s history — the Airport Development Program. “In 2014 we opened Canada’s longest runway and today we welcome the world to the most advanced airport terminal in Canada,” said Garth Atkinson, president and CEO…

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  • Air Canada announces Toronto-Mumbai service

    New route to India’s largest city is Air Canada’s third route to India Air Canada is launching a new, three-times weekly service between Toronto and Mumbai, the largest city and financial capital of India. The non-stop, year-round service will be operated starting July 1, 2017 using a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. “Air Canada is pleased to offer customers this new, non-stop route between Toronto and Mumbai. This is Air Canada’s third route to India after Toronto-Delhi service that began last fall and our new seasonal Vancouver-Delhi service commencing next month. This will be the only non-stop service…

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