Coronavirus ‘Travel Pass’ concept picks up steam with airline industry

With increasingly positive news about an impending COVID-19 vaccine, some industries are taking a closer look at the feasibility of so-called health passports. The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) revealed … Read More

Canadian air traffic control firm slashing jobs as coronavirus hammers aviation industry

NAV Canada is cutting 14 per cent of its workforce and citing the ongoing financial impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and the significant hardships facing the air travel industry. The … Read More

European airlines look at fast-acting coronavirus tests to restore faith in air travel

European airlines are pinning hopes on pre-flight COVID-19 tests that deliver results as fast as pregnancy tests to help restore passengers’ confidence in taking to the skies in confined spaces … Read More

Coronavirus: Canada’s airlines agree to new rules to help with contact tracing

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 11, 2020 4:11 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ OTTAWA — Transport Minister Marc … Read More

WestJet implements strict mask policy that could lead to year-long travel ban

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 28, 2020 10:15 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The WestJet Group is implementing … Read More

WestJet, Vancouver airport to test passengers for coronavirus in new pilot project

WestJet passengers in Vancouver may soon be taking COVID-19 tests before takeoff. WestJet Airlines Ltd. and Vancouver International Airport announced on Friday plans for a pilot project to test passengers … Read More

No physical distancing needed on flights, but ban washroom lineups: airline trade group

The trade association for the world’s major airlines is proposing a range of measures aimed at relaunching the global air travel industry — including an end to in-flight physical distancing … Read More