Air Transat has responded to rising demand from Scottish travellers by increasing capacity by 12 per cent on services from Glasgow this summer. The Canadian leisure carrier is introducing larger aircraft on its services from Glasgow, with the vast majority of flights this summer to be operated by the airline’s state-of-the-art Airbus A330 with individual screens and over 100 channels of entertainment on demand.
Air Transat has launched Scotland’s newest route, with a service from Glasgow Airport to Montreal Pierre Trudeau Airport. The new weekly flight, which runs until October, connects the province of Quebec to Scotland for the first time. Montreal is Canada’s second largest city with a population of just over 3.5 million people.
ir Transat and VIA Rail Canada are pleased to announce that they have formed an intermodal partnership, enabling Canadians to take advantage of both rail and air services when travelling between their home, the airport and their vacation destination.
AirTran of the United States has become the latest airline to charge obsese passengers for a second seat, mimicking the line of parent Southwest Airlines. “Customers of size” will be forced to pay double for their travel from March next year.
Air Transat and its 1,500 flight attendants, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) have reached a tentative agreement for a new labour contract. The 5-year agreement would expire in 2015 and will be submitted shortly to ratification by the flight attendants.
Air Transat will resume its weekly service between Montreal and Port-au-Prince, Haiti, today, March 10, following a two-month suspension of flights in the wake of the earthquake that devastated the country.
Air Transat is pleased to launch a new revamped version of Atmosphere, its in-flight magazine.
Air Transat received the authorization to operate a humanitarian flight from Montreal to Port-au-Prince at 3:40 a.m. Wednesday January 20, to assist the people of Haiti as they confront the tragedy of last week’s earthquake.
Captain Robert Piché, the Air Transat pilot who safely glided his A-330 to the Azores in August 2001 after a rupture in the the plane`s fuel lines dumped most of the aircraft`s fuel, has been awarded the Medal of Honour by the Province of Quebec.