Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Gets Its First Lounge

Toronto’s downtown airport has received its first dedicated lounge with the opening of the Aspire | Air Canada Café. The new space at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport offers a new experience for passengers at an already unique airport. The Aspire | Air Canada Café The new lounge is a…

Air Canada Increases Capacity to ‘Winter Sun’ Network Above Pre-Pandemic…

Air Canada has followed up the expansion of several European routes to year-round services to Toulouse, Barcelona, Edinburgh, Lisbon, Rome, Madrid and Copenhagen with the announcement of the strategic expansion of its winter schedule. The airline announced it will increase capacity for the 2022-23 Northern Winter to more than 8…

Porter Announces Revamped Economy Product

Toronto-based short-haul carrier Porter Airlines announced a lengthy and exciting new overhaul for its passenger experience on Tuesday. The airline that has made a name for itself with convenient services to Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport with DeHavilland Dash 8 Q-400 aircraft is revamping its offerings on the single-aisle turboprop as…

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…

Toronto City Airport Anticipates US CBP Preclearance Facility In 2023

The U.S. Border Preclearance program is about to add a new airport to the list of facilities where passengers can clear U.S. Immigration and Customs before departure. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport announced last week that it is on track to open its own U.S. CBP Preclearance facility by 2023…

Air North Announces Toronto to Yukon Route

Air North — more commonly known as Yukon's Airline — will be bringing its services to Canada's biggest city, Toronto, with flights to Whitehorse, Canada, the capital of the Yukon Territory, beginning next summer. The new route will operate twice a week onboard the carrier's largest aircraft, a Boeing 737-500,…

Air Canada Rouge Returns to the Skies

Air Canada's leisure airline, Air Canada Rouge, resumed service this week for the first time since the spring season.  The resumption of services ends their almost seven-month suspension. In February, Air Canada paused operations to Mexico and the Caribbean at the request of the Canadian government. Since Air Canada Rouge primarily served…

Lufthansa Plans First 787 Dreamliner Route

Lufthansa announced that the first commercial route to be served by its new Boeing 787-9 fleet will be Frankfurt-Toronto Pearson, starting this Winter. The company has undergone a profound restructuring of its long-haul fleet amid the challenges derived from the COVID-19 crisis, and it is ready to start operating the…

American Airlines Eyes Codeshare With Toronto Startup Connect Airlines

American Airlines plans to launch a codeshare with a new airline startup, Connect Airlines, allowing American Airlines to gain access to Connect's base at Toronto's city-center airport: Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. In March 2021, American Airlines and Connect Airlines signed an interline agreement, allowing tickets from both carriers to…