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Air Canada

Air Canada strike hits thousands

Thousands of passengers, including Hong Kong students returning to school and college in Canada, face disruption from a second transpacific airline strike.

Thursday, 3 September, 1998, 12:00am

Air Canada pilot strike

Passengers heading across the Pacific should prepare for packed planes and more stopovers as Air Canada looks set to become the second airline hit by a pilots' strike.

1 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Air Canada sees cargo increase

Air Canada has recorded a 2.8 per cent increase in cargo traffic in the first seven months of this year compared with January-July 1997. Cargo traffic so far this year totals 511 million revenue tonne miles compared to 497 million revenue tonne miles in the same period last year.

17 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

Air Canada offers passengers service with Jeeves-style ring

Air Canada has launched a concierge-type service which is being tested in Toronto before being fine-tuned and expanded to other international airports.

The airline launched the 'Executive First VIP Service' last month in response to a survey among its first and business class customers.

10 May 1998 - 12:00am

Unfair fares

There seems to be a great deal of concern about the downturn in tourism.

I thought I might arrange for family members to visit from Canada and the United States.

14 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Blaze jet aborts takeoff

An engine fire forced a Canadian Airlines DC10 bound for Vancouver to abort its flight just minutes before takeoff last night. Some 62 passengers and crew were evacuated and returned to the airport terminal. No one was injured.

26 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Canadian Air Cargo expands in South Pacific with new pacts

Canadian Air Cargo is expanding its presence in the South Pacific by signing new cargo-handling agreements with three additional carriers and relocating to a larger cargo facility in Honolulu.

'The expansion entrenches the strong profile already held by the company in this region,' said John Gibson, general manager, international, for Canadian Air Cargo.

16 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Spreading their wings

Canada's two main airlines are seeking to increase their presence in Asia with new routes and more frequent flights.

1 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Canada cuts red tape to lift maritime trade

Canada is doing its utmost to eliminate red tape in the maritime industry to enhance its economic strategies, Canadian commissioner Garrett Lambert says.

17 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Obstruction annoys Air Canada head

Air Canada's newly appointed president and chief executive officer, Lamar Durrett, has hit out at the Canadian Government for not allowing the airline more flights to Hong Kong.

5 Jun 1996 - 12:00am