Airport travel tips ahead of the holiday season

December 3 2019 3:40pm The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority and the Halifax International Airport Authority give travelers some recommendations ahead of a busy holiday season. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

Direct flight to Frankfurt, Germany coming to Edmonton next summer

Another non-stop flight to Europe is being added to the summer schedule at the Edmonton International Airport. The new flight to Frankfurt, Germany with Condor Airlines will begin June 1, 2020 and will operate twice a week — Mondays and…

WestJet now taking passengers to Rome directly from Calgary – so why not from Edmonton?

They say Rome wasn’t built in a day, but airline passengers in Calgary will be able to get to the famous Italian city in much less time than that thanks to a new route being offered by WestJet. On Wednesday,…

WestJet now taking passengers to Rome directly from Calgary – so why not from Edmonton?

They say Rome wasn’t built in a day, but airline passengers in Calgary will be able to get to the famous Italian city in much less time than that thanks to a new route being offered by WestJet. On Wednesday,…

No timeline fix for shortened runway at Penticton airport: Nav Canada

The shortened runway at Penticton’s airport is causing frustration for South Okanagan travellers. The airport’s 6,000-foot runway was shortened earlier this year by approximately 470 feet due to an obstruction that’s been in place for years. Related News The obstruction…

Flights cancelled at Lethbridge Airport amid September snowstorm

A number of flights arriving at and departing from Lethbridge Airport were cancelled on Sunday as a late September snowstorm in the region intensified. At about 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Environment Canada said a winter storm warning remained in effect…

Toronto woman says Turkish Airlines denied her boarding over nut allergy

A Toronto woman is fighting for compensation after she says she was denied boarding a Turkish Airlines flight because of a food allergy. Norine Khalil was flying from Istanbul to Toronto after celebrating her sister’s wedding when the otherwise joyous…

Canadian airlines hit with $45K in fines in first crackdown under passenger bill of rights

Just over two months after the Canadian government tightened air traveller protections, four major airlines were fined for not complying with the rules. WestJet, Air Canada, Porter Airlines and Air Transat were all hit with penalties on Aug. 27. It’s…