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

Vancouver International Airport welcomes Air Canada’s new service between YVR and Sacramento International Airport

Air Canada’s new flight further expands airline’s growing network at YVR Richmond, B.C., 2018-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (May 17, 2018), Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated the inaugural flight for Air Canada’s service between YVR and Sacramento International Airport (SMF). The daily, year-round connection makes YVR the first Canadian airport to offer direct-non-stop… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group airlines to base Miles & More award miles on the price of the flight beginning in March 2018

Going forward, the assignment of award miles will be based on the price of the flight Bonus award miles for status members doubled at Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines, among others No change to status miles and privileges Cologne, Germany, 2017-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The airlines of Lufthansa Group are changing how award… Read the full press release

Edmonton International Airport welcomes Air Canada’s new daily non-stop services to San Francisco

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2017-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today announced it will launch new daily non-stop, year-round services on May 1, 2018 from Edmonton to San Francisco. Flights will be operated with Bombardier CRJ-705/900 jets offering a choice of 12 Business Class seats and 64 Economy Class seats, wi-fi, and Air Canada’s in-flight entertainment… Read the full press release

Air Canada expands partnership with Travelport

Air Canada takes advantage of Travelport’s next generation of merchandising and technology solutions LANGLEY, UK, 2017-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, and Air Canada today announced they have signed a new, long-term, full content agreement that establishes a framework for ongoing merchandising, branding, and technology collaboration between the two… Read the full press release

YVR: Air Canada announces daily service to Frankfurt and thrice weekly service to London Gatwick for the summer of 2017

New services connect YVR to Frankfurt and London Richmond, B.C., 2016-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (November 9, 2016), Air Canada announced new, non-stop seasonal daily service to Frankfurt (FRA) and three-times weekly service to London Gatwick (LGW) for the summer of 2017. These new services will further expand Air Canada’s international hub at… Read the full press release

Air Canada launches new nonstop service between Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Mineta San José International Airport (SJC)

SJC Travelers’ 3rd Most Requested Nonstop Destination; Two Daily Flights to Begin May 9, 2016 San José, Calif., 2015-11-24 — /Travel PR News/ — San José Mayor Sam Liccardo today announced new nonstop service on Air Canada between Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Mineta San José International Airport (SJC), delivering nonstop service to Canada and… Read the full press release

Concur® to develop and enable corporate travel booking solutions functionality for Air Canada

Concur TripLink Adds Esteemed Star Alliance Member to Suite of Suppliers TORONTO, 2014-10-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Concur® (Nasdaq: CNQR), the leading provider of spend management solutions and services, today announced at Fusion Exchange in Toronto a partnership with Air Canada to develop and enable corporate travel booking solutions functionality for aircanada.com. By leveraging Concur… Read the full press release

Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinescu named new chairman of IATA Board of Governors

Doha, 2014-6-3 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Calin Rovinescu, President and CEO of Air Canada, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors for a one-year term, effective immediately. Rovinescu succeeds Richard H. Anderson, CEO of Delta Air Lines, whose one-year term expired at the… Read the full press release

TravelPRNews.com names the travel managers who lead the airlines’ digital customer service evolution

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., 2014-03-14 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelPRNews.com, a leading travel press release distribution and news-wire service, runs an initiative aimed at discovering and giving greater exposure to travel industry leaders that stay behind any great achievement and success within the travel and leisure industry. Travel intelligence company Skift revealed the names of… Read the full press release

Canadian Tourism Commission rolled out “Aurora Kingdom, Canada” online campaign to position Canada as the No. 1 aurora borealis viewing destination in the world

2013-08-13— /travelprnews.com/ — Awesome! There’s no better word to describe the aurora borealis and there are no bigger fans of this marvel of Canada’s North than Japanese travellers. To capitalize on the deep devotion of this army of cold-weather adventurers, the Japan office of the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) has launched a new campaign highlighting Canada’s status as the world’s top destination… Read the full press release

Canadian Tourism Commission roadshows provide training and networking opportunities for Brit travel agents

2013-07-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hit the road, Jack: The UK office of the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) has been out and about in English cities, bringing Canada into the offices of travel agents and tour operators. Working alongside Canadian destination partners and suppliers, the roadshows trained, educated and entertained 115 UK agents in Bournemouth and Bristol. The events also acted… Read the full press release

Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 celebrates 10th birthday, 225 million passengers handled

2013-07-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — At a celebration yesterday (05/16/13), Munich Airport and Lufthansa, along with their joint subsidiary, the Terminal 2 Operating Company, gathered 150 guests to mark the upcoming 10th anniversary of the launch of operations of the terminal building. Terminal 2 – jointly planned, financed and operated by FMG and Lufthansa – was officially… Read the full press release