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  • Air Canada Suspends Italy Service Until May 1

    Following changes in Italian government regulations that pretty much lock down the country – as well as ongoing health and safety concerns – Air Canada has suspended service between Canada and Italy 11. A spokesperson for Air Canada told PressToday that, “Our last flight to Rome will depart Toronto on the evening of March 10 and the last flight returning from Rome will be March 11 to Montreal. We continue to monitor this situation and evaluate conditions prior to resuming…

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  • WestJet adds six dozen flights to Calgary hub

    Calgary’s largest airline continues to shape YYC hub with the most seats, flights and destinations WestJet has again enhanced its schedule and connectivity out of its Calgary hub to key business and tourism destinations in Canada and the U.S., adding 72 more weekly flights. WestJet already offers more flights to more destinations from Calgary than any other airline, and these flight additions once again make YYC its largest hub. “WestJet will increase service from Calgary, our largest hub, by six dozen weekly flights this summer,” said Brian Znotins, WestJet…

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  • WestJet expands service from Vancouver

    Airline adds 60 flights from YVR WestJet has announced that it has again enhanced its schedule and connectivity out of its Vancouver hub to key business and leisure destinations in Canada and Mexico, adding 60 more flights weekly. “WestJet is again providing additional service to benefit both the business traveller as well as the leisure guest,” said Brian Znotins, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. “Since 2013, we have invested in providing 40 per cent more capacity for our guests in the community. With…

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  • WestJet is conveniently connected in YYZ

    Airline adds 28 more flights to domestic, transborder and international destinations out of Toronto WestJet has announced that it has again enhanced its schedule and connectivity out of its Toronto hub to key business and tourism destinations in Canada, the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean, adding 28 more weekly flights. “WestJet is again providing additional service to benefit both the business traveller as well as the leisure guest,” said Brian Znotins, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. “This additional service means business travellers will be…

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  • WestJet announces frequent flyer redemption with Qantas

    WestJet has announced that members of WestJet Rewards can now redeem their WestJet dollars on Member Exclusive fares to destinations in the Qantas Airways (Qantas) network, including Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland. “We are delighted to deepen our partnership with Qantas and bring even more global travel options to our WestJet Rewards members,” said Ed Sims, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Commercial. “Offering Qantas’ premium products, service, and flight network to our members is a further example of WestJet Rewards taking our guests even more places they…

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  • American Airlines strengthens service to Canada in 2018

    New service from Chicago to Calgary and Vancouver on sale Dec. 4; Additional service to Eastern Canada starting next summer American Airlines is strengthening its ties to Canada. Starting next summer, American is adding service from its hub at Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Vancouver International Airport (YVR). Daily service to Vancouver begins May 4, 2018, and seasonal service to Calgary begins June 7, 2018. The airline will also increase frequencies from the U.S.…

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  • Switchfly and WestJet partner on multi-source travel packaging

    Transforming travel for new markets and traveller expectations Switchfly, a travel commerce company for direct channel booking, and WestJet, a leading Canadian airline, are partnering to better manage and expand WestJet’s ability to dynamically package flight and hotel to all destinations. WestJet will offer its guests a more complete travel experience while increasing ancillary revenue. “Switchfly will enable WestJet to offer our guests the freedom to create their own unique travel experiences through access to a global selection of hotels…

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  • Canada Jetlines to offer service from two Toronto metropolitan area airports in summer 2018

    Canada Jetlines Ltd. is pleased to announce that it intends to offer ultra-low fare service from both John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport and Region of Waterloo International Airport, when it begins flight operations in summer 2018. Stan Gadek, CEO of Jetlines stated “the high demand for lower airfares in the Toronto Metropolitan Area has led to the decision to base our flying in this region. As a result, we are pleased to announce that we have entered into an agreement…

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  • Business travel responsible for $547 billion in U.S. GDP in 2016, creates over 7.4 million jobs

    U.S. business travel spending reached $424 billion in 2016 A new report issued at GBTA Convention 2017 by the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association, in partnership with American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), highlights the positive economic impact business travel has on the nation’s economy. The study, titled ‘The U.S. Business Travel Economic Impact Report,’ reveals business travel was responsible for about three per cent ($547 billion) of U.S. GDP in 2016.…

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  • ICCA announces all-time record number of association meetings in 2016

    The number of international association meetings continues to double every ten years. Paris reclaims the top spot in the 2016 city ranking. ICCA captured 12,212 rotating international association meetings taking place in 2016, which is clearly an all-time record for ICCA’s annual snapshot of immediate past year’s meetings data, and 136 additional meetings compared to 2015. More than five decades of doubling every ten years This was another decade of great success for the sector as ICCA identifies more than…

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