‘Air Canada will ruin my wedding’: Frustrated passengers lash out amid prolonged delays

Tarick Ali, 47, from Ottawa has been planning his wedding for more than a year. But now “Air Canada is going to ruin my wedding,” he fears. Ali, along with 200 of his friends and family members, flew to Trinidad from different parts of the world for the special day. “I wanted it to be … Read more

US, UK, Europe, Japan will be in recession in next 12 months: Nomura

Many of the world’s leading economies will fall into recession within the next 12 months as central banks move to aggressively tighten monetary policy to combat rising inflation, according to chief economist at brokerage firm Nomura Holdings. “Right now a lot of them have essentially switched to a single mandate – and that is supposed … Read more

Air Canada is canceling more than 9,500 flights this summer. What that means for your travel plans

Air Canada planes stand on the tarmac at Pearson International Airport in Toronto on April 28, 2021.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press Air Canada announced last week that it was canceling thousands of flights in July and August in a bid to quell what it said was “unprecedented strains” that the overwhelming resurgence in travel had imposed … Read more

Air Canada is reducing summer flights as the industry faces “unprecedented strains” on travel operations

An Air Canada plane at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport on May 16.CARLOS OSORIO/Reuters Air Canada, AC-T, cites “unprecedented strains” on the airline industry from resurgent travel and says it is canceling 154 flights a day, or 15 percent of its schedule, in July and August. “Unfortunately, things are not business as usual in our industry … Read more

Baby mammoth almost perfectly preserved after 30,000 years

A miner in Canada went prospecting for gold and found something even rarer – a mummified baby mammoth. The 30,000-year-old female mammoth was found frozen in the Klondike Goldfields in the Trʼondëk Hwëchʼin Traditional Territory. The tiny creature was named nun cho ga, which means “big baby animal” in the Hän language, according to the … Read more

Private air travel takes off – but can it stay in the air?

MONTREAL — Three years ago, Chris Nowrouzi’s private charter airline primarily served the very affluent leisure traveler and upper echelon of business. Now, 27 months after a global pandemic that has closed borders and battered airlines, its Toronto-based FlyGTA is targeting a broader crowd of families and groups fearful of the health risks and airport … Read more

Twitter reactions to Canadian professor mask shame United flight attendant

A Canadian professor masked a United Airlines flight attendant, but it backfired spectacularly when he suffered a complete meltdown online. Amir Attaran is a professor in the Law School and School of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Ottawa. On Saturday, Attaran was on a United Airlines flight from Ottawa to Chicago, Illinois. … Read more