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    Air Canada and Transat call off merger

    2021-04-02T17:22:00Z

    The European Commission (EC) has put the brakes on Air Canada’s planned acquisition of Transat AT, the parent of Air Transat, leading the companies to call off the deal completely.

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    Airbus pits TwoTwenty against business jets like Global 7500 and G700

    2021-03-16T22:02:00Z

    Five months after launching its ACJ TwoTwenty executive jet, Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) is talking up the performance of its modified A220-100, pitching the type as competitive in two segments of the business aircraft market.

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    Air Transat suspends operations until June

    2021-03-11T20:09:00Z

    Transat AT, the parent company of Canadian holiday specialist Air Transat, has effectively shut down revenue operations due to the coronavirus mitigation measures imposed by the Canadian government earlier this year.

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    Transat ponders ‘plan B’ should Europe reject Air Canada takeover

    2021-03-11T19:46:00Z

    Transat AT, parent of Canadian holiday-focused airline Air Transat, is working on a “plan B” in case its planned acquisition by Air Canada falls through.

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    Transat-Air Canada deal in limbo

    2021-02-16T18:10:00Z

    The planned acquisition of Transat AT by Air Canada continues to be in limbo after the terms of the deal expired on 15 February without the necessary approvals in place to complete the transaction.

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    Canada approves Air Canada’s acquisition of Transat

    2021-02-11T23:22:00Z

    The Canadian government has approved Air Canada’s takeover of vacation specialist Transat AT, subject to numerous conditions.

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    Canada suspends all flights to Mexico and the Caribbean

    2021-01-29T18:10:00Z

    Canadian airlines will suspend all flights to Mexico and the Caribbean for the next three months as the country imposes even stricter measures to stem the spread of new variants of the coronavirus.

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    Air Transat cancels all flights to and from Toronto

    2021-01-27T19:50:00Z

    Canada’s Air Transat, the country’s third largest passenger carrier, has suspended all flights from Toronto for the rest of the winter season citing new travel restrictions that make conducting normal operations almost impossible.

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    Canadian airlines’ coronavirus anguish far from over

    2021-01-13T23:44:00Z

    Canadian airlines continue to struggle as the coronavius forces more job cuts, smaller networks and louder calls for government assistance.

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    Transat shareholders green light discounted sale to Air Canada

    2020-12-15T18:13:00Z

    Shareholders of Transat AT, parent to leisure carrier Air Transat, have approved a plan under which Transat will be sold to Air Canada at a significant discount.

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    Transat warns of ability to remain ‘going concern’, eyes Air Canada lifeline

    2020-12-14T21:27:00Z

    Transat AT, owner of Canadian leisure carrier Air Transat, has warned investors about its ability to remain in business “as a going concern” if a planned acquisition by Air Canada falls through.

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    Canada considers financial aid for aviation industry

    2020-11-09T01:33:00Z

    The government of Canada has said it is considering financial aid for that country’s aerospace industry, as the coronavirus crisis drags on.

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    Transat down to 160 flight attendants in November: union

    2020-10-16T21:08:00Z

    Canada’s Air Transat will be laying off more flight attendants and closing a west-coast base in the coming weeks as the coronavirus continues to take its toll on the country’s air transport industry, the Canadian union for public employees (CUPE) says.

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    Air Canada and Transat sharply discount takeover deal

    2020-10-10T17:16:00Z

    Air Canada and Transat AT, the parent company of Air Transat, have renegotiated the terms of their planned tie-up, sharply discounting the price per share. The move was prompted by the devastating impact of the coronavirus on the air transport industry. The two Montreal-based carriers stated on 10 ...

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    Transat’s fiscal Q3 yields 99% decline in revenue

    2020-09-10T16:32:00Z

    Canada’s Transat AT, the parent company of leisure carrier Air Transat, posted revenues of just C$9.5 million ($7.2 million) in its third fiscal quarter. During that period, it had just a single week of operations due to business interruptions from the coronavirus pandemic.

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    Transat-Air Canada merger pushed to fourth quarter

    2020-06-11T17:51:00Z

    Transat AT, the parent company of Canadian holiday specialist Air Transat, says its merger with legacy carrier Air Canada is still on track and now due to close sometime in the fourth quarter of 2020.

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    Air Canada looking to quit Transat deal: reports

    2020-06-02T21:34:00Z

    French-language media in Canada report that legacy carrier Air Canada is looking to exit its planned takeover of Transat AT, the parent company of Air Transat, as Canada’s biggest airline attempts to manage through the coronavirus crisis while preserving its liquidity.

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    Air Canada-Transat tie-up faces European competition scrutiny

    2020-05-25T15:48:00Z

    Air Canada’s proposed acquisition of Transat AT, the parent of leisure carrier Air Transat, is to face scrutiny from European competition regulators. The European Commission is concerned that the tie-up could “significantly” reduce competition on 33 city-pairs between Canada and the 30 countries of the European Economic Area. ...

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    Passenger sues five Canadian carriers

    2020-03-30T18:22:00Z

    Canadian airlines Air Canada, WestJet, Swoop, Air Transat and Sunwing have been accused of breach of contract in a class action lawsuit filed in the province of British Colombia for refusing to give passengers refunds to purchased tickets after the coronavirus severely impacted both domestic and international air travel.

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    Canada has ‘concerns’ about Air Canada-Transat merger

    2020-03-27T21:53:00Z

    The Competition Bureau of the government of Canada says it has “competition concerns” about the planned takeover of Transat by Air Canada.