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Porter- Background skin (newsletter - left) - May 13-19 2024
Monday, May 13, 2024
Sunwing - Top leaderboard (newsletter) - May 11-19 2024 - Cubanacan

A Western debut: Celebrity Edge now taking travellers to the edge of Alaska

Celebrity Edge has debuted on the West Coast with sailings to Alaska from Seattle. The modern luxury ship briefly stopped in Vancouver over the weekend (May 10 and 11) to celebrate her new route. PAX was there to connect with the Celebrity Cruises Canada team, as well as Laura Hodges, the cruise line's president. “I know our guests are going to love her," said Hodges.

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Transat - standard banner (newsletter) - May 13-19 2024 - COOP-7348 PVR

Operations won't be impacted by rejected agreement, says WestJet

WestJet Encore pilots have rejected the tentative agreement presented to them last month. Of the 92 per cent of eligible pilots who cast ballots, 53 per cent voted against the agreement. In response, WestJet said the pilots’ decision would not impact operations.

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Explora Journeys - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - May 13-26 2024 - PHDream

Competition Bureau to study Canadian airline sector

Canada’s Competition Bureau said it will launch a market study focused on the Canadian airline industry. The initiative was announced by Melissa Fisher, a deputy commissioner with the bureau, while testifying in front of a parliamentary committee that started its own study of the same issues after Lynx Air folded in February.

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Baggage mishandling down nearly 60%, says IATA report

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released a global progress report on the implementation of baggage tracking. Some 155 airlines and 94 airports were surveyed about IATA Resolution 753, which requires baggage be tracked at acceptance, loading, transfer and arrival.

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MSC - Standard Banner (Newsletter) -Apr 5-May 26 2024 - Wonder

Videotorial: The tropical escape you've been dreaming of

Enjoy a vacation on a sun-soaked beach on the east coast of the Dominican Republic. Jewel Palm Beach All-Inclusive Beach Resort offers the perfect vacation destination just 20 minutes from Punta Cana International Airport. See more in this week's videotorial courtesy of Playa Hotels & Resorts.

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Porter - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - May 13-26 2024  - MorePlaces

Air Transat announces 2024-2025 winter season offerings

Air Transat has announced its 2024-2025 winter season offerings departing from Ontario, the Maritimes and Québec. At the peak of the season, the airline’s overall schedule will include nearly 300 non-stop flights per week from Toronto, Ottawa, London, Montreal, Québec City, Halifax and Moncton.

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RBA Advertising - Standard banner (newsletter) - May 13-19 2024 - Cayman WJ

TravelBrands launches summer promos for agents

TravelBrands has launched two new summer promotions for travel agents booking by May 31. The first gives agents a 15 per cent commission on all car rentals starting on or before July 31, 2024.

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TTC - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - May 6-19 2024 - TTCTourBrandsAlways4

Saint John Airport announces new service between Saint John, Halifax & Bathurst

The Saint John Airport has announced a new regional air service providing weekday flights between Saint John, Halifax and Bathurst. PASCAN Aviation will launch the service Sept. 9 with two daily return flights Monday to Friday between Saint John and Halifax, along with one same-day return flight between Bathurst and Saint John.

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Hola Sun - Standard banner (newsletter) - Apr 21-May 19, 2024 - Discover Cuba's History

HX announces new northern Norway itinerary

HX has unveiled a new northern Norway itinerary. Set to launch in January 2026 at the peak of the aurora season, Ultimate Norway – Arctic Expedition Under the Northern Lights will allow travellers to spend seven nights above the Arctic Circle and is inspired by the Norwegian concept of Friluftsliv, or “free air life.”

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Disney - standard banner (newsletter) - May 13-19 2024 - DCLCanRes_Dogs

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

VIDEO: Trevello in Alaska – CEO Zeina Gedeon talks milestones, sales trends & U.S. expansion

This month, Trevello Travel Group held its “Trailblazing” conference and 30th anniversary celebration aboard the Ruby Princess on a cruise from Vancouver to Alaska and back. PAX was there with its cameras rolling. Here's our exclusive recap video, which includes insights from Zeina Gedeon, president and CEO of Trevello, who discussed the company’s 30th year, current sales trends and plans for U.S. expansion.

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Porter Escapes vacation packages to be suspended

Porter Airlines is suspending its Porter Escapes offering, PAX has learned. According to a company memo sent May 9 by Edmond Eldebs, senior vice-president and chief commercial officer at Porter, the airline’s in-house vacation packages, which pairs Porter flights with hotels and attractions, have been pulled immediately.

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WestJet & union representing load controllers reach tentative agreement

WestJet and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), the union representing WestJet load controllers, reached a tentative agreement on the first collective bargaining agreement between the organizations Wednesday night (May 8).

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