Air Canada’s domestic schedule has dropped to less than 750 departures from 29 cities in its latest COVID-19 update.
Canada’s Minister of Transport is being urged to approve the merger of Air Canada and Air Transat, despite concerns about the harm it would to air air service between Canada and dozens of popular holiday destinations.
Air Canada announced it would shed 16,500 jobs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing the number of jobs lost in Canadian aviation to almost 45,000.
Air Canada has further reduced its planned flying for the month of April, dropping routes and cutting frequencies as Canada’s largest carrier continues to feel the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The number of layoffs announced in the Canadian aviation industry passed a grim milestone this week – more than 20-thousand people furloughed from their jobs keeping Canada moving.
A passenger from Quebec is asking a court to certify a class action lawsuit against Air Canada and Air Transat over policies they brought in to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Air Canada has released its domestic plans for the coming months, as the country’s largest airline fights to survive a massive downturn due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
How airlines behave in the next few days will greatly influence the public’s willingness to help them weather the COVID-19 storm.