In the face of ongoing travel restrictions and without government help, Air Canada warns it may cancel future Boeing and Airbus aircraft orders.
When the pandemic started hammering Canada’s airlines, Zoe Elverum the self-described “dwarf [fan]girl who LOVES Air Canada” knew she had to do something. So, like any Millennial, she went online.
Air Canada’s Chief Medical Officer is asking the federal government to scale back international travel restrictions that have seen foreign citizens generally banned from entering the country and 14-day quarantines for those who enter the country.
On the eve of Canada Day, Air Canada delivered some unhappy news to eight communities in Ontario, Quebec, and Atlantic Canada, closing eight stations and suspending service on 30 domestic routes in a move meant to stem mounting losses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The International Air Transport Association – an umbrella group representing the world’s major airlines – said carriers expect to lose $84.3 billion (U.S.) this year and face a hard winter ahead.
A microscopic virus is raising questions about a business deal that would reshape the future of Canada’s aviation industry.