Canada’s Transport Minister has taken final approval of airline joint ventures away from the Competition Bureau, injecting a political element into what used to be an independent assessment.
Struggling Icelandic carrier WOW Air received a much-needed lifeline Tuesday as bondholders agreed to convert their debt holdings into equity.
Canada’s Competition Bureau said Tuesday a proposed merger between First Air and Canadian North would substantially reduce competition and raise fares if it were allowed to proceed.
Quebec City will host the 2019 Routes Americas conference, where airports will make their best pitches to attract new air services.
An industry group representing Canada’s largest airlines released a report Wednesday arguing a federal carbon tax would raise air fares and hurt tourism.