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Canada Is Set to Weaken Laws on Foreign Ownership for Airlines and Railways

Ownership limits in Canadian airlines and the country’s biggest railway are set to rise in coming days, with the wrangling over a controversial …

Toronto island airport expansion will happen ‘with or without jets’: Porter CEO - Article - BNN

This Famous Airline Is Hiring Jet Pilots With Literally No Experience and Training Them for Free (but Only for 12 More Days)

You might think the one thing you'd want in a jet pilot is experience. But this famous airline has another idea.<p>Wanted: Commercial jet airline pilots. No experience necessary. But you have only 12 days to apply.<p>That's literally the pitch right now for aspiring pilots who'd like to work for …

Aviation

Business students battle the clock during competition

Time is ticking down for the 16 teams taking part in the Northern Ontario Business Case Competition on Wednesday afternoon at the Water Tower …

The next big thing in airplane tech is becoming a nightmare for some airlines

Pratt & Whitney's new PurePower line of geared turbofan engines is the next big thing in airplane tech. For commercial aviation engines, it's supposed to be the biggest step forward in 30 years.<p>They are set to power the next generation of narrow-body commercial airliners from Airbus, Bombardier, …

This Toronto woman was hit by a bus last spring. They called for a body bag. Today she’s a ‘walking miracle’ | The Star

It was a sunny, clear Easter Sunday afternoon when Theresa Laurico stepped off the Harbourfront streetcar, with her teacup Yorkie tucked under …

Road Safety

Why People Are Weirdly Obsessed With Southwest Airlines

The two old ladies in the boarding lounge have bizarrely nice things to say. Usually a couple of yentas on a 6am flight aren’t exactly extolling the …

Porter Airlines fares in Sabre

Friday, March 2, 2018<p>Posted by Travelweek Group<p>TORONTO — Sabre agencies now have access to Porter Airlines fares in their GDS.<p>The carrier says …

Travel Industry

Canada’s Airlines Poised for Robust Growth in 2018

Canada’s airline industry, like its stateside counterpart, has undergone far-reaching changes in recent years, but with a strong economy and stable …

Air Canada

The Airline Industry Desperately Needs More Pilots

More and more people are getting ready to travel by plane. Who is going to fly them?<p>Airlines, especially those in Asia, have ordered new aircraft …

The Self Check-in Screen is the Most Germ-Infested Part of the Airport

After a particularly rough battle with some disease I called the flu but was probably an epic cold, I’ve gotten pretty obsessive about watching what …

Seatbelt

Porter Airlines new crew base 'good news' for Thunder Bay, Ontario

Porter Air announced "wheels down" in Thunder Bay permanently. The company is setting up a crew base in the city. Robert Deluce is president and CEO …

Google Now Tells You How Airlines Are Screwing You Over with Fees and Delays

Google’s flight booking service just added two updates that could make flying slightly less frustrating—or at least help you manage your expectations.<p>…

Porter doubles Stephenville schedule to 50 flights for 2018

TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines released its 2018 schedule for Stephenville, N.L., featuring new spring and fall service. Fifty …

Emirates Just Saved the World’s Largest Passenger Plane From Extinction

After Airbus announced that it would stop producing the world’s largest plane if Emirates did not place an order, the airline swooped in with a …

Delta Air Lines Just Revealed It's Making a Lot of Money From People You'd Never Expect (And Delta Never Expected Either) | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>There was a time when businesses understood that if their employees were flying on behalf of the company and the flight was a long one, those employees should fly in First or Business Class.<p>Those …

Delta Airlines

Bombardier puts Toronto aerospace facility in Downsview up for sale

MONTREAL -- Bombardier is shopping around its sprawling aircraft manufacturing site in Toronto's high-priced real-estate market.<p>The transportation …

Tougher security measures may be slowing international travel to the U.S., study says

International travel to the U.S., once a surging source of revenues for hotels, airlines and tourist destinations, is cooling off, raising concerns from leaders in the travel industry that strict security measures are scaring off visitors.<p>A report released Monday by the International Air …

TSA PreCheck members fume as their lines get longer

It happened to Andy Lundberg when he was flying recently from Kansas City to Baltimore on Southwest Airlines. A Transportation Security Administration screener pointed him to the PreCheck line, where he waited behind a dozen other frequent travelers with the agency's trusted traveler …

Flying

This Air France Cabin Crew Say They Were Arrested for Not Upgrading a Politician's Daughter | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Some people are important.<p>Many more, however, want to be treated as if they're important.<p>More importantly, this second group of people can behave very badly.<p>So it is that Air France says it had a …

Cabin Crew

Cycling Canada approves disc brakes for all road events across Canada

Tom Boonen’s retirement bike was disc-equipped though he only used it in training. Photo: Iri Greco / BrakeThrough Media | …

WestJet warns of potential flight delays, cancellations from ‘significant IT outage’

WestJet Airlines is warning passengers to check the status of their flight before they head to the airport as approximately 50-60 flights have been …

Aviation

Picking This Seat on a Flight Means You’re Selfish, Psychologists Say

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>“Window or aisle?” is the question. The answer could reveal something about your …

Psychology

Air Force authorized to recall up to 1,000 retired military pilots

The United States Air Force has been authorized to recall as many as 1,000 retired military pilots to active-duty service to address an acute …

Porter Airlines welcomes aboard Ace Hill Beer

TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines is introducing a new partnership with Toronto-based craft beer company, Ace Hill. Beginning today, …

PAL flies Bombardier aircraft built meticulously by Filipino hands

Bombardier delivers the first out of 12 new generation Q400s ordered by PAL<p>TORONTO—Inside Bombardier Aerospace’s vast manufacturing hub in the …

Passenger dies after Porter flight makes medical stop Tuesday in Saint John

A passenger travelling on a Porter Airlines flight from Halifax to Montreal collapsed on the plane and later died, despite an emergency landing in …

Customer Service

Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame recognizes Robert Deluce, Porter Airlines CEO

TORONTO, June 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines' president and CEO, Robert Deluce, is being formally inducted into Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame …

PortsToronto's "backroom deal" with feds hints at return of expansionist agenda on the waterfront

×<p>Jonathan Goldsbie<p>The bad boys of the waterfront at PortsToronto are at it again.<p>The federal agency announced May 1 that it had sold its headquarters …

Canada

Flooding means Toronto Island is lost for now and with it a piece of paradise: Keenan | The Star

Usually around this time of year, newspapers can generate sure-fire copy by lamenting the crowding and chaos of the island ferry docks. Just wander …

Floods