Air Canada has said that eligible customers who purchased a non-refundable ticket for travel on or after February 1st last year, but did not fly, can now obtain a refund.
Air Canada has called off a proposed deal to acquire Air Transat after it became clear the move would not be approved by the European Union.
The revised deal, now valued at C$190 million, was agreed by the two carriers in October last year in the wake of the Covid-19 shutdown of international travel.
Qatar Airways has finalised a codeshare agreement with Air Canada applicable for travel between Doha and Toronto. Sales have started, with the first flights to operate from December 15th.
The departure of Air Canada flight AC1810 from Toronto to Cancun today marked the return of Air Canada Rouge to the skies. The move comes as the flag-carrier seeks to rebuild its route network.
Air Canada is making its fleet of all-business-class Jetz charter aircraft available to customers for commercial flights as it redeploys the fleet on popular winter routes.
The amended transaction reflects the unprecedented impact of Covid-19 upon the global air transport industry, which has endured a severe decline in air travel since the initial agreement.
Air Canada has completed the sale and leaseback transactions for three Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft with Jackson Square Aviation, with a further six headed to Avolon Aerospace Leasing.
The plan contains international, proven best practices for proactively protecting air travellers at all stages of the journey and provides the framework for restarting the aviation sector in Canada.
The outbound service from Dublin to Toronto will operate on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays and the return service from Toronto to Dublin on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in the first quarter of the year, the flag-carrier has raised $5.5 billion of liquidity to offset the costs of a collapse in demand for travel.
Air Canada will offer customers a choice of nearly 100 destinations around the world with an abridged schedule this summer. To ensure customers can book with confidence, the airline has implemented the Air Canada CleanCare+ biosecurity program.