Canada’s Transport Minister backed airlines over frustrated passengers, Tuesday, supporting their decision to offer vouchers for cancelled flights during the pandemic, instead of refunds.
Investigators from the Royal Canadian Air Force arrived in Kamloops, British Columbia to figure out why a Snowbird crashed just after takeoff, killing one officer and injuring another.
A Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbird crashed shortly after takeoff Sunday from Kamloops Airport.
Halifax-based Chorus predicted Friday that regional flying will lead the recovery from the pandemic, and believe their fleet of turboprops and regional jets is well placed to take advantage of opportunities.
Toronto International Airport produced a $6.6 million net income in first three months of the year, before the COVID-19 pandemic’s full impact was felt.
“I hope that our communities, specifically our remote and Indigenous communities, get the supports that they need moving ahead, and aviation is a big part of that,” said Teara Fraser, CEO of Richmond-based Iskwew Air.
The same day it announced layoffs affecting 25% of its staff, Vancouver International was named best airport in the 20-30 million passenger category.
Hamilton International’s Cathie Puckering sees an opportunity emerging from the COVID-19 in cargo operations.