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Air Canada Launches Toronto-Honolulu Route

AP | Posted 05.30.2014 | Travel

HONOLULU (AP) — Air Canada says its leisure carrier subsidiary will begin flying nonstop between Toronto and Honolulu later this year. ...

Airline Apologizes After Damning Video Surfaces

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 04.21.2014 | Business

Air Canada has apologized for the conduct of its employees after a video surfaced of baggage handlers dropping luggage from the top of a staircase int...

This Airline Suspends Service In Venezuela

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Air Canada says it has suspended its flights to and from Venezuela due to civil unrest. In a statement posted on its webs...

Top 10 Tech Savvy Airlines

Fly.com | Posted 11.05.2013 | Travel
Fly.com

Americans don't want to unplug from their portable communication devices when flying, which means rumors about the FAA loosening rules for communication are good for tech-savvy flyers. But the question is, just how "plugged-in" are the airlines themselves?

Man Allegedly Throws Water At Flight Crew

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.17.2013 | Travel

Water under the bridge? Hardly. An Air Canada flight bound for London from Vancouver had to be diverted Monday after a passenger allegedly refused ...

Your Air Travel Questions Answered

George Hobica | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

Wondering what to do if you've been reassigned to an economy seat? Or if you miss your plane because of a ridiculously long security line? What are the different rules for going through security between connecting flights?

Ten Horrible Pilots We Hope We Never Fly With

George Hobica | Posted 06.22.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

There are plenty of instances where pilots have misbehaved throughout history -- some of them almost hilariously. Here is a look back at some very memorable misfeasance. After all, they're only human.

WATCH: Air Canada Does Most Canadian Thing Ever

Posted 01.25.2013 | Travel

"Call Me Maybe" finally made it back to Canada. Carly Rae Jepsen's sugary pop hit that launched a thousand lib dubs finally returned to its home an...

Air Canada's New Low-Cost Carrier

AP | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel

TORONTO -- Air Canada is entering the low-cost leisure travel market with the launch of its new Rouge airline in the hopes of reclaiming the market sh...

Man Tries To Extort Money From Campbell's By Pretending To Find A Needle In His Soup

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.23.2012 | Business

Need money? Why not try sticking a syringe in some soup? That was the plan of Australian man Daniel Ferris, 33, who plead guilty to charges of exto...

Air Canada Flight Rescues Sailor Adrift In The Pacific Ocean

Sarah Medina | Posted 10.16.2012 | Good News

A routine trip for Air Canada flight AC033 to Sydney was suddenly disrupted when the flight's path was diverted to rescue a lost sailor in the Pacific...

MORE Needles In Sandwiches?

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 10.01.2012 | Travel

TORONTO — Air Canada says a passenger found what appears to be a sewing needle in a catered sandwich on board a flight from Victoria, British Co...

Air Canada's In The Biofuel Game

Posted 06.19.2012 | Travel

Air Canada is the latest airline to hop on the green travel bandwagon by conducting its first flight with sustainable fuel. Flight AC991 took off ...

Air Canada Jet Makes Emergency Landing

AP | Posted 07.28.2012 | Travel

TORONTO — An Air Canada jet bound for Japan made an emergency landing in Toronto Monday afternoon after an engine shut down shortly after takeof...

WATCH: Gypsy Punk Party On Delayed Flight

Posted 05.17.2012 | Travel

Passengers on a delayed Air Canada flight from Toronto to Frankfurt were treated to an impromptu concert on Wednesday when the band Lemon Bucket Orkes...

UPDATE: Sleepy Pilot Thought Venus Was A Plane

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2012 | Travel

UPDATE 5/8/2012 (non-Reuters copy): Passengers on board the Air Canada flight that took a dive after the pilot mistook the planet Venus for an oncomin...

Air Canada Ground Workers' Wildcat Strike Cancels Flights, Angers Passengers

AP | Posted 03.23.2012 | Travel

TORONTO -- Air Canada baggage handlers staged a walkout at Toronto's Pearson International Airport early Friday, causing some flights to be delayed. ...

Cat In The Cockpit Delays Flight

Posted 03.27.2012 | Travel

An Air Canada flight was delayed Wednesday because of the antics of a cat on the loose. Ripples, 10, was on a Halifax to Toronto flight with his o...

UPDATE: BlackBerry Maker Suspends Two After Flight Diverts

AP | Posted 12.06.2011 | Travel

UPDATE 12/6: Two employees of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion were fired Monday due to drunken behavior on an Air Canada flight last week, reports...

Do Airlines Treat You Better If You Dress Well?

George Hobica | Posted 01.16.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Think this is "dress up and sit up front" stuff is nonsense? Well, not really.

More On The ANA 737 Incident: Don't Touch That Dial

Christine Negroni | Posted 12.07.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

A recent headline-grabbing incident in Japan is another wake-up call for accident investigators and cockpit designers alike. Listen up, Boeing.

Air Canada Plane Wanders Off Runway, Gets Stuck In Grass

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.05.2011 | Travel

A Frankfurt-bound Air Canada jet drove off the runway at Toronto International on Thursday evening and got stuck in the grass. The Toronto Star rep...

..As WestJet Profit Soars

CP | Posted 10.04.2011 | Home

CALGARY - WestJet has seen its second-quarter profits soar almost 275 per cent as higher fares and cost controls helped offset increased fuel prices, ...

French Couple Sue Air Canada For Speaking English

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.18.2011 | Travel

Quelle horreur! French-Canadians Michel and Lynda Thibodeau were awarded roughly $12,500 last week after suing Air Canada because the airline's stewar...

Peter Darcy, Air Canada Passenger, Sues Airline Over Lost Christmas Gifts

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

One passenger is decisively not happy with the holiday treatment he received from an airline, and his complaints have nothing to do with weather delay...