All Air Canada articles – Page 6

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    Air Canada to reinstate some international routes to repatriate citizens


    Air Canada will reinstate some international connections in an effort to repatriate citizens who have become stranded overseas as a result of the global coronavirus pandemic.

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    Air Canada temporarily lays off 5,100 cabin crew: union


    Air Canada is reportedly temporarily laying off 5,100 cabin crew as the coronavirus hits its business, forcing it to ground aircraft and take significant capacity out of its network.

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    Air Canada 777-300ER rejects take-off behind aborting E190


    Canadian investigators have detailed an incident in which an Air Canada Boeing 777-300ER aborted take-off at 110kt after its crew saw that a preceding Embraer 190 had aborted its own take-off roll on the same runway. The 777 had been cleared to line up on Toronto’s runway 06L immediately ...

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    Air Canada to scale back international routes through April


    Air Canada today says it will gradually suspend most international flights by 31 March in response to the coronavirus pandemic while maintaining a few routes to help Canadian citizens repatriate and continue essential cargo deliveries. US president Donald Trump and Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau have announced plans ...

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    Air Canada to request government help


    Air Canada says it is retracting its financial guidance and cutting its operations as the global coronavirus pandemic hits the airlines, while asking the Canadian government to help with the financial losses it expects to suffer in the coming months.

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    Air Canada cancels 11 737 Max orders


    Air Canada says it has cancelled orders for 11 Boeing 737 Max aircraft as it reassess its needs in the wake of the troubled aircraft’s year-long grounding.

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    Failed bearing suspected after A319 wheel loss


    Canadian investigators have observed an apparent failed outer bearing on the main landing-gear assembly of the Air Canada Airbus A319 which lost a wheel before arrival at Toronto. Transportation Safety Board of Canada says images of the aircraft, which arrived from New York LaGuardia on 18 February, indicate that ...

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    ‘Definitely not in situ’: Tower confirms wheel missing to fly-by A319


    Canadian investigators are probing the loss of a main landing-gear wheel from an Air Canada Airbus A319, confirmed during a tower fly-by as the aircraft prepared for arrival at Toronto. The aircraft (C-GAQL) had been operating the AC715 service from New York LaGuardia on 18 February. Its crew ...

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    Air Canada posts higher 2019 results, despite 737 Max grounding


    Air Canada revenue and net profit rose slightly in 2019, but results were tempered by the ongoing grounding of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft and the start of the coronavirus crisis in Asia, the airline says.

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    What airlines must do to achieve greater gender diversity


    It’s about time that the aviation industry took serious action to address its major gender balance disparity.

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    Air Canada suspends Beijing and Shanghai amid coronavirus


    Air Canada says it will suspend all direct flights to Beijing and Shanghai through February, following a notice from Canada’s government advising against non-essential travel to mainland China on fears about the deadly Wuhan coronavirus. The suspension of the carrier’s outbound flights from Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver begins ...

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    Air Canada keeps Max out of its schedules through June


    Air Canada has extended the absence of the 737 Max from its schedules through 30 June as the grounding of the aircraft drags on and the US Federal Aviation Administration continues its review of whether they are safe to resume service. The Montreal-based carrier’s 22 January announcement comes ...

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    Air Canada unveils first A220-300 ahead of inaugural flight


    Air Canada unveiled its first Airbus A220-300 to reporters and business partners at a 15 January event, coming one day before it places the Quebec-made twin-jet into revenue service.

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    Air Canada receives its first A220


    Air Canada has taken delivery of its first Airbus A220, placing the Montreal-based carrier on track to launch its first A220 revenue flights in January.

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    Airbus unveils first A220 in Air Canada's colours


    Airbus has unveiled the first A220 painted in the colours of Air Canada, a milestone coming ahead of the expected first delivery of the type to the carrier in December.

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    Air Canada A319 crew failed to hear landing clearance


    ​Canadian investigators have disclosed that an Air Canada Airbus A319 touched down at San Francisco despite its crew's not hearing the landing clearance.

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    Air Canada cancels 737 Max flights until middle of February


    ​Air Canada on 16 October became the latest airline to extend the removal of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft from its winter schedule, as an increasing number of carriers expect the jet will not be approved to return to service until early 2020.

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    Runway described as 'skating rink' before 767 roll-out spin


    ​Pilots of an Embraer regional aircraft landing on an icy runway at Halifax warned that it was like a "skating rink" before the following flight, a Boeing 767-300ER, spun on the same runway as it rolled out.

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    Air Transat to link Montreal and Copenhagen


    Air Transat says it will offer direct flights from Montreal to Copenhagen next year during the airline’s summer season, further expanding its international network to 27 European destinations.

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    Air Canada steps in as Brussels drops Toronto for Montreal


    Star Alliance carrier Brussels Airlines is to open a new transatlantic service to the Canadian city of Montreal next year, but will axe its link to Toronto.