News Listings for Pacific Coastal Airlines

  • Regional airlines - Canadian squeeze

    News | 23 Apr 2001 23:00

    <p>Air Canada's take-over of Canadian and subsequent merger has caused tough times for the country's regional operations</p> <p>Brian Dunn/MONTREAL </p> <p><img src='../Assets/GetAsset.aspx?ItemID=5398' /></p> <p>Air Canada's purchase last year of Canadian Airlines International and subsequent merger of operations left a bad taste among the travelling public - many missed flights, faced long delays, got bumped or lost their luggage. </p> <p>Feeling the heat from passengers and regulators alike, Air Canada president and chief executive officer Robert Milton appeared in a slick advertising campaign last summer, with a promise to give customers "the best possible service in the world" within 180 days. He claims to have solved most of the problems well before his self-imposed deadline. </p> <p>Lost in the plethora of media horror stories was the fallout from the merger on feeder agreements with both Air Canada and Canadian and their regional partners. Prior to consolidation, Air Canad
  • Routes

    News | 12 Nov 1997 00:00

    <p>++ Qantas plans to codeshare on Reno Air services, connecting with its flights from Los Angeles to Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland, starting in January 1998. Qantas says that the deal will improve links between Los Angeles and San Francisco. ++ Pan American World Airways has filed for approval to codeshare with Ecuador's SAETA Airlines on flights between Miami and New York. ++ Canadian Airlines International has transferred its Vancouver-Nanaimo service to codeshare partner Pacific Coastal Airlines, using a 30-seat Shorts 360, allowing Canadian Regional Airlines to redeploy aircraft to other, more profitable routes. ++ Delta Air Lines and Transbrasil have received US approval for codeshare/-blocked-space flights between the USA and Brazil. ++ Mesaba Airlines has signed a ten-year agreement with Northwest Airlines, allowing it to continue operating all Northwest Airlink services from the major carrier's Minneapolis/St Paul hub. ++ Northwest Airlines has signed a "joint-service affilia