Air Canada introduces CHOOOSE as its new carbon offset program provider

Option for customers to purchase carbon offsets now integrated seamlessly into the flight booking process through Air Canada’s North America websites MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (Sept. 27, 2022) introduced CHOOOSE, a global climate technology company as the airline’s new carbon offset program provider. The option to purchase verified carbon offsets… Read the full press release

Air Canada welcomes the Government of Canada’s decision to lift masks on aircraft, testing and quarantine, and ArriveCan Requirements

Further streamlining is needed to benefit travellers, economy   MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (Sept. 26, 2022) welcomed the Government of Canada’s decision to lift remaining COVID-19 restrictions, including requirements for wearing masks on aircraft, testing and quarantine, and the compulsory use of ArriveCan beginning October 1, 2022. “Air Canada welcomes the removal of… Read the full press release

Air Canada Cargo joins the CargoWise platform to enhance its digital capabilities

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada Cargo today (September 27, 2022) announced that it has become the first North American carrier to join the CargoWise platform as it continues to enhance its digital capabilities. The integration of CargoWise as an eBooking platform will allow customers to have real-time access to schedules,… Read the full press release

Air Canada recognized at the Canadian HR Awards for its Best Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada was recently recognized at the annual Canadian HR Awards with the Payworks Award for Best Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy. This honour recognizes an organization for successfully establishing corporate social responsibility in its culture through its people and the role HR had in the strategy and… Read the full press release

Air Canada signs purchase agreement with Heart Aerospace for 30 ES-30 electric-hybrid aircraft

Electric-hybrid aircraft advances carrier’s 2050 net-zero emission goal Battery powered aircraft will have capacity for up to 30 passengers Electric 200 km range extends to 400 km with reserve hybrid architecture Agreement includes equity investment by Air Canada in Heart Aerospace MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (Sept. 15, 2022)… Read the full press release

IATA Recertification For the Safe Transportation of Live Animals for Air Canada Cargo positions the airline as an industry leader

Airline awarded the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators for Live Animals Logistics (CEIV Live Animals) certificate In 2021, Air Canada Cargo safely transported over 11,500 different animal shipments across its network MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada has become the first airline to be re-certified by the International Air Transport… Read the full press release

Full-scale emergency management exercise took place at YYC Calgary International Airport on September 14

CALGARY, AB, 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority is partnering with Air Canada and local first responders for a full-scale emergency management exercise that will take place at YYC Calgary International Airport on September 14. ‘Exercise Aurora’ is a simulated exercise that provides The Authority and its partners with a chance… Read the full press release

Air Canada Cargo further invests in its cold chain infrastructure with new live monitored, temperature-controlled certified aircraft containers

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada Cargo will be the first Canadian operator to use the new live monitored, temperature-controlled certified aircraft containers, the Envirotainer Releye RLP and larger RAP, as part of the AC Absolute solution. The Releye RLP and RAP containers are designed to meet the strictest requirements in… Read the full press release

Air Canada releases its annual corporate sustainability report

Air Canada Highlights ESG Achievements and Advancements with its Citizens of the World Corporate Sustainability Report (CNW Group/Air Canada) MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada has released the 2021 edition of Citizens of the World, describing how the carrier has advanced a range of sustainability programs despite the impact of COVID-19 on… Read the full press release

Air Canada recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers by Forbes

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers by Forbes in its inaugural ranking of Canadian companies. According to Forbes, this award demonstrates “excellent leadership and success” and “signifies to potential employees that Air Canada’s brand belongs to the top performers.” “We are thrilled with… Read the full press release

Emirates announces codeshare partnership with Air Canada

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and Air Canada today (July 12, 2022) announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement that will create more options for customers when travelling on the carriers’ networks while also enhancing the customer experience throughout the journey. Emirates and Air Canada intend to establish a codeshare… Read the full press release

Air Canada launches its first non-stop service to South-East Asia with seasonal service to Bangkok, Thailand

Only non-stop North America-Thailand route. Service to operate four-times weekly beginning Dec. 1 Daily Toronto-Mumbai flights via London Heathrow beginning Oct. 29 Restoration of key routes to India, Australia, New Zealand and Peru MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada announced today (June 20, 2022) the expansion of its international network with the addition of Bangkok, Thailand, the carrier’s first non-stop service to South-East… Read the full press release

Air Canada recognized with five Global Traveler and WhereverFamily awards

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada won five honours in a series of awards for excellence in leisure and lifestyle travel, and the best of family travel. The carrier was voted by readers of FXExpress Publications’ well-regarded travel magazine, Global Traveler and its sister publication WhereverFamily for the following accolades: Leisure Lifestyle Awards Best… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport welcomes Air Canada’s nonstop service from Kansas City to Toronto

Kansas City, MO, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — In August 1996, Air Canada inaugurated nonstop service from Kansas City to Toronto. After decades of linking the two North American countries with nonstop air service, the carrier ceased operating the route during the pandemic in March 2020.The day has come to rejoin the two countries… Read the full press release

Air Canada announces loyalty program Aeroplan members can now earn points for eligible LCBO purchases

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroplan, Canada’s leading travel loyalty program, and the LCBO, one of the world’s largest buyers and retailers of beverage alcohol, are pleased to announce that Aeroplan members can now earn Aeroplan points for eligible purchases made on LCBO.com and the LCBO app, in addition to eligible purchases… Read the full press release

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