Manchester Airport welcomes Air Canada’s resumption of non-stop service between Manchester and Toronto

Enhanced service with Air Canada mainline operating from Manchester Manchester, UK, 2022-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada has announced it will resume its non-stop seasonal service between Manchester and Toronto, operating five-times weekly from 1 June – 30 September 2022. Air Canada flights from Manchester to Toronto will be operated with Airbus A330-300… Read the full press release

Air Canada Cargo selects CargoAi’s eBooking & eQuote platform as part of its digital transformation

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada Cargo today (April 5, 2022) announced that it has selected CargoAi’s eBooking & eQuote platform for freight forwarders as it continues to invest in its digital transformation. “We continue to invest in our digital transformation, which is a key pillar of Air Canada Cargo’s strategy… Read the full press release

Air Canada opens new cold chain handling facility at its Toronto Pearson International Airport cargo facility

16-million investment is part of Air Canada Cargo’s expansion strategy MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (March 16, 2022) announced the inauguration of Air Canada Cargo’s new cold chain handling facility at its Toronto Pearson International Airport cargo facility. The $16-million project was undertaken to expand and enhance Air Canada Cargo’s cold… Read the full press release

Air Canada resumes daily services to Sydney, Brisbane and Auckland

Vancouver-Sydney flights ramp up to daily beginning May 1 Vancouver-Brisbane flights resume Jul. 1, four times weekly Vancouver-Auckland flights resume Nov. 10, three times weekly Most extensive schedule connects Canada to South Pacific destinations and supports tourism and hospitality sectors MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (March 16, 2022) announced a strategic expansion of its South Pacific schedule with… Read the full press release

Air Canada announces 34 routes relaunching across the Atlantic and Pacific this Summer 2022

Most extensive schedule from Canada to global destinations Restoring popular European destinations, including Barcelona, Budapest, Copenhagen, Madrid, Milan, and Venice Increased connectivity to Air Canada’s large North American network Air Canada’s leadership and unique extensive network will stimulate the recovery of the travel and tourism industry MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (Feb. 22, 2022) announced an expanded Summer 2022… Read the full press release

CVG Airport welcomes Air Canada’s resumption of nonstop service to Toronto

Erlanger, Ky., 2022-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada has confirmed it will resume nonstop service between CVG Airport and Toronto Pearson (YYZ) on May 1, 2022, after being suspended for nearly two years due to the pandemic. The twice daily flights are now available to book at aircanada.com. Flights depart CVG daily at 6:10… Read the full press release

Indianapolis International Airport welcomes resumption of Air Canada’s services to Toronto

Daily nonstop flight to restart on May 15 INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2022-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada will once again fly out of the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) when it restarts its daily flight to Toronto (YYZ) on May 15 on a 50-seater CRJ200 aircraft. The flight was halted previously due to pandemic challenges… Read the full press release

Air Canada unveils its first-ever movie-themed livery in celebration of Disney and Pixar’s Turning Red animated film

Directed by Academy Award™ winner and Canadian Domee Shi Air Canada unveils its first-ever movie-themed livery on an A220 A contest to win trips to Toronto for the Canadian premiere special event Turning Red-themed elements throughout the customer journey, including in-flight entertainment, enRoute magazine, and more MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada has today (Feb…. Read the full press release

Three special Air Canada charter flights to transport Team Canada to the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada’s flight AC2201 today (Jan. 26, 2022) from Vancouver to Beijing marks the first of three special charter flights transporting Team Canada to the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The airline also named its Team Air Canada athlete ambassadors and outlined its comprehensive program in support of Team Canada’s… Read the full press release

Air Canada: Aeroplan members to earn points on Uber Eats and Uber Rides

Multi-year partnership between Aeroplan and Uber Canada launches today Aeroplan members can now earn points with Uber and Uber Eats Extra bonus points for new Uber customers MONTREAL, CANADA, 2021-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroplan is pleased to announce an expanded loyalty partnership with Uber Canada, giving Aeroplan members in Canada the opportunity to earn points on Uber… Read the full press release

Magic in the Air: Air Canada Connects Loved Ones This Holiday Season with Whimsical New Film

MONTREAL, December 14, 2021 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada is embracing the magic of the season with a new spot that shares a message of togetherness for the first holiday many Canadians will spend together in two years. Just like so many of us that have been apart, feeling like we have been… Read the full press release

Air Canada significantly increases cargo capacity into and out of Vancouver

In response to flooding that disrupted transportation supply chain network in the province 586 tonnes of additional capacity added into and out of YVR, an increase of 45% over originally planned levels Air Canada Express Dash 8-400 aircraft being converted into special freighter configuration to transport cargo MONTREAL, CANADA, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Swissport takes full ownership of Swissport Korea

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International AG has increased the shareholding in its Swissport Korea joint venture to 100 percent from formerly 59 percent, underlining its confidence in the Korean aviation market and delivering on its Asia growth strategy. After first entering the Korean market in 2005 in a joint venture… Read the full press release

Air Canada partners with Switch Health to offer customers the most comprehensive range of travel testing options

Portable COVID-19 molecular & antigen test kits that can be used around the world. New self-test kit, whose results meet requirements to enter Canada, enables customers to avoid using a travel testing clinic abroad. Aeroplan Members get preferred pricing and earn points on all Switch Health testing products. MONTREAL, CANADA, 2021-Oct-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today… Read the full press release

Air Canada announces resumption of non-stop flights to and from Delhi

Flights from India to Air Canada’s Toronto and Vancouver hubs restarts Eventual service from all three Canadian hubs planned MONTREAL, CANADA, 2021-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada announced today (Sept. 27, 2021) the resumption of its non-stop flights to and from Delhi, India, following the lifting of the Government of Canada restrictions on non-stop flights from India. The airline’s flights… Read the full press release

Air Canada announces partnership with Uplift

Turn Travel Dreams into Reality with Fixed, Affordable Monthly Payments MONTREAL, CANADA, 2020-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada and Uplift today (Dec. 8, 2020) announced a new collaboration, giving the airline’s customers access to Uplift’s flexible, financing options. Travellers can now book flights from Canada and the U.S. to destinations throughout Air Canada’s global… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces codeshare agreement with Air Canada

Agreement will enhance travel services between Toronto and Doha from 15 December 2020 Qatar Airways’ global passengers will now be able to enjoy seamless one stop connections to and from Toronto via Doha Qatar Airways has continuously operated four weekly flights to Montreal throughout the pandemic in addition to charter flights to Toronto and Vancouver… Read the full press release

Air Canada unveils transformed Aeroplan loyalty program

All members maintain their existing Aeroplan numbers, and all Aeroplan points honoured on a one-to-one basis For Aeroplan credit cards issued by TD, American Express and CIBC, new cardholders will earn a buy-one-get-one Buddy Pass to fly someone along – only paying the taxes and third-party charges on the second ticket; this offer is the first of… Read the full press release

Air Canada Rouge resumes services to Cancun

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2020-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The departure of Air Canada flight AC1810 from Toronto to Cancun today (Nov. 2, 2020) marked the return of Air Canada Rouge to the skies. “Air Canada Rouge remains an important part of our overall strategy in rebuilding Air Canada’s global network. As leisure traffic resumes, we will progressively… Read the full press release

Air Canada helped repatriate approximately 6,600 Canadians

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2020-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — As its special flights operated in collaboration with the Government of Canada draw to an end, Air Canada today saluted hundreds of its employees who have worked to fly thousands of stranded Canadians home. The program, which began March 21, has repatriated approximately 6,600 Canadians from Morocco,… Read the full press release

Air Canada launches non-stop service between Vancouver and Orange County, California from June 15, 2020

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (March 3, 2020) announced it will launch non-stop service between Vancouver and Santa Ana in Orange County, California beginning June 15, 2020, subject to final airport authority approvals. Special introductory fares from Vancouver to Orange County start as low as $187 CDN one-way, all in. Tickets are now available for purchase at aircanada.com or through travel agents until March… Read the full press release

Air Canada announces airframe maintenance agreements with AAR in Trois-Rivières and Avianor in Mirabel

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2020-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada has entered into letters of intent with each of AAR Aircraft Services Trois-Rivières ULC (“AAR”) and Avianor Inc (“Avianor”) regarding long-term agreements for airframe maintenance, subject to completion of its planned merger with Transat, A.T. These long-term agreements would enable each of AAR and Avianor… Read the full press release

Air Canada adds PayPal as new payment option for customers

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada has introduced a new payment option for customers by enabling them to use PayPal when purchasing tickets online at aircanada.com in Canada. The popular online payment system offers a secure and convenient means to buy tickets, with customers able to pay for their flights with their preferred… Read the full press release

Air Canada temporarily suspending all direct flights to Beijing and Shanghai

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2020-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada said today ( Jan. 29, 2020) that following the Government of Canada’s Advisory to avoid non-essential travel to mainland China it is temporarily suspending all direct flights to Beijing and Shanghai effective January 30, 2020 until February 29, 2020. Air Canada’s last flights departing Canada will operate today and the return flights will operate from Beijing and Shanghai tomorrow, January 30, 2020. Affected… Read the full press release

Air Canada named one of “Montreal’s Top Employers” in Mediacorp Canada Inc’s annual employer survey for the seventh consecutive year

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2020-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today ( Jan. 30, 2020) was named one of “Montreal’s Top Employers” for the seventh consecutive year in Mediacorp Canada Inc’s annual employer survey. The 2020 survey recognizes companies in Montreal with exceptional human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace policies, and includes a comparison of others in their industry… Read the full press release

Air Canada unveiled the newest member of its fleet, the Airbus A220-300

Canadian-built aircraft unveiled at the airline’s Montreal headquarters First commercial flight departs Montreal for Calgary January 16, offering customers a modern, spacious new cabin interior A220 technology reduces fuel consumption by 20 per cent per seat MONTREAL, CANADA, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (Jan. 15, 2020) unveiled the newest member of its fleet, the Airbus A220-300,… Read the full press release

YYC welcomes Air Canada’s new summer services

Montreal-Nashville, Calgary-Boston, the only non-stop services between these city pairs, start in June 2020 Summer 2020 will also see a second flight added between Vancouver-Newark MONTREAL, CANADA, 2019-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (Dec. 10, 2019) announced two new seasonal summer routes and added service to major U.S. destinations from Montreal, Calgary and… Read the full press release

YYC welcomes Air Canada’s new daily, seasonal flights between Calgary and London, Ontario

Convenient connections at Calgary hub throughout Alberta and BC MONTREAL, CANADA, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (Feb. 21, 2019) announced it will launch new daily, seasonal flights between Calgary and London, Ontario beginning June 24, 2019 until mid-October.  Flights will be operated onboard Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319 aircraft with a choice of two cabins, wi-fi options and in-flight entertainment streamed to… Read the full press release

SITA: Air Canada implements NDC (New Distribution Capability) production transaction via NDC Exchange

NDC Exchange enables airline to connect directly to a new distribution ecosystem Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — ATPCO and SITA today (23 August 2018) announced that launch customer Air Canada processed its first NDC (New Distribution Capability) production transaction via NDC Exchange, a platform that simplifies the adoption of the International Air Transport… Read the full press release

Vancouver International Airport welcomes Air Canada’s new, non-stop seasonal services Zurich and Paris

Air Canada expands its European connections with two seasonal services Richmond, B.C., 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (June 7, 2018), Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated the launch of two new, non-stop seasonal services: Air Canada’s thrice-weekly service to Zurich that had its inaugural flight today and four-time weekly service to Paris, launching tomorrow…. Read the full press release