A decision by the President of the United States to ban travel from Europe for 30 days will have a knock-on effect for Canada’s largest airline, Air Canada.
Air Canada executives said Tuesday their airline remains strong, despite facing circumstances that would have posed an “existential threat” to the airline just a few years ago.
Air Canada suspended flights to mainland China, Wednesday, in response to a growing coronavirus outbreak.
Air Canada is set to launch its first A220 revenue service Thursday, aboard flight 317 from Montreal to Calgary.
Calgary and Edmonton performed best in their categories among Canadian airports in on-time performance in 2019, though Canada as a whole lagged badly in world rankings.
Air Canada chief executive Calin Rovinescu is a 2020 inductee into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame.
Air Canada’s first Airbus A220-300 left the hangar with a fresh coat of paint, ahead of its first flight in the coming weeks.
Air Canada announced Wednesday it was removing the Boeing 737 Max from its schedule until February 2020.