Porter Airlines Announces Early 2023 U.S. and Canadian Network Expansion

This week, Porter Airlines — a Canadian regional carrier — announced a series of new destinations and routes to the short-haul carrier’s network. Edmonton, Canada and Calgary, Canada will be added to the airline’s destinations, and the Canadian capital of Ottawa, Canada will have four routes added. On Feb. 14, Porter’s…

Fiji Airways Opens a Year-Round, Non-Stop Route Between Nadi and…

On November 25 Fiji Airways inaugurated its non-stop flights between Nadi (NAN) and Vancouver (YVR), services will be available throughout the year. The airline is the only carrier to connect Fiji to Canada. Flight FJ 880, operated on an Airbus A330 registered DQ-FJT, took off from Nadi International Airport (NAN) and…

Three Canadian Carriers Resume Flights to Puerto Rico to Expand…

With the start of the 2022/2023 boreal winter season, three Canadian airlines resumed operations to Puerto Rico. Carlos Mercado Santiago, executive director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC), celebrated the arrival of these airlines at the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU). "The restart of this service during the…

Canada, India Expand Bilateral Agreement to Allow Unlimited Frequencies

As China continues to pursue its zero-Covid-19 strategy imposing heavy restrictions on international travel and countries in East Asia continue to feel the impact of the closure of Russian air space to European and North American carriers, efforts are being made to boost commercial relationships with other Asian countries that…

Canada Jetlines Expands A320 Fleet and Destinations After Receiving Partial…

Canada Jetlines has been granted "economic authority" by the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide service the U.S. The new Canadian leisure carrier expects the Federal Aviation Administration to give the required approvals by the end of the year for the carrier to start operating to the U.S. "We are…

Canadian Carriers Announce Codeshare and Interline Agreements

Canadian airlines Air Transat and Porter Airlines announced a bilateral codeshare this week for select flights on each other’s networks. The codeshare agreement encompasses Porter Airlines' domestic flights to and from Toronto’s Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and Halifax, Canada and a number of Air Transat flights to and from…

WestJet Announces Further Order For 42 Boeing 737 MAX 10s

Canada’s WestJet Group has announced an agreement to purchase 42 Boeing 737 MAX 10 aircraft with the option to purchase 22 more. The Calgary, Canada-based consortium operates WestJet and Swoop the ultra-low-cost carrier and already has orders for 23 aircraft from the Boeing MAX family. WestJet Group Chief Executive Officer…

Canada Ends Restrictions for Unvaccinated Travelers, Mask Mandate

It has been almost two and a half years since the Covid-19 pandemic devastated the air transport industry, forcing airlines to slash their schedules and inducing governments to introduce strict restrictions on passengers’ mobility. While some countries started to progressively relax restrictions months ago, some governments have decided to take…

Flair Airlines Grows Presence in Mexico

On Wednesday, Canadian low-cost carrier, Flair Airlines announced a new non-stop service to Cancun from Toronto, further strengthening its presence in Mexico. Flair will initially operate the route twice-weekly, with service beginning November 3. Airfare for the particular route starts at $109 CAD. “We’re delighted to add an additional route…