Air Canada announced it is purchasing Bombardier’s new C-Series aircrafts with delivery planned in late 2019 to 2022.
We reported earlier that NewLeaf Travel will begin commercial operations by February 2016 (News – January 7, 2016). Introductory fares start at CDN$89 to CDN$149 (tax included). In this insight, we will examine how competitive its product mix is against the incumbent airlines (Air Canada, WestJet, and Porter Airlines).
NewLeaf Travel unveils itself as a new “ultra-low-cost” alternative for travellers looking for cheap fares. Its focus will be connecting destinations between Saskatchewan, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia and Nova Scotia. Experience The Skies examines this new airline and how it compares to its biggest competitors Air Canada (AC), WestJet (WS) and Porter Airlines (PD).
Porter Airlines’ dream of building jet operations at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) had another setback after PortsToronto, the federal port authority, new announcement that it has halted work on an environmental assessment and two studies requested by city council in 2014.
Porter Airlines Porter Airlines announced on August 18, 2015 that it will introduce a new version of its VIPorter frequent flyer program during the week of September 14, 2015.
JetBlue Airways Originally posted on November 18, 2014 with updates on June 23, 2015. Business Travel News posted an interview it conducted with JetBlue Airways (IATA Airline Code – B6)’s President Robin Hayes last week (Refer to link) about the future plans.
(Originally posted on December 25, 2014, updated on December 26, 2014) Airlines do not typically use Boxing Day as an occasion to announce special sales. However, we have assembled a list of airlines that are embracing the holiday spirits more than usual. We will update this list regularly.
Cyber Monday Traditionally, Cyber Monday sales do not extend to the airline industry. As popularity and importance of this day increases, airlines are joining the party to offer some type of sales. Here is a summary of what’s available. Feel free to submit deals that’s not on this list. We just updated the post with […]
JetBlue and Porter Signed Interline Agreement This post was originally reported on October 6, 2014 and updated on November 11, 2014 to include additional marketing information from Porter Airlines. JetBlue Airways (B6) and Porter Airlines (PD) announced on October 6, 2014 that they have reached an interline agreement to expand their route network effective immediately.