WestJet returning Boeing’s troubled 737 MAX 8 to service with commercial flight

After nearly two years, Boeing’s troubled 737 MAX 8 aircraft are returning to Canadian skies. WestJet is set to become the first Canadian airline to return the aircraft to commercial … Read More

Transport Canada officially lifts the ban on Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 planes

Canada’s aviation authority has officially lifted the order grounding Boeing’s troubled 737 MAX 8 planes. Nearly two years after grounding the fleet, Transport Canada announced earlier in the week it … Read More

Tens of thousands of passengers connect from international to domestic flights before quarantine

Kathy Gillis has no choice but to board a plane during the pandemic: she needs to fly from Thunder Bay, Ont., to Toronto for cancer treatment. Gillis said she felt … Read More

2 people who refused to wear masks on flights face $1,000 fines from Transport Canada

OTTAWA — Federal transport officials have issued the first fines to air passengers who refused to wear face masks on Canadian flights, in violation of a government order to help … Read More

Coronavirus: Large cruise ships banned from Canadian waters until Oct. 31

Overnight passenger vessels that carry more than 100 people — like cruise ships — are prohibited from operating in Canadian waters until at least Oct. 31, the federal transport minister … 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

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