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How Air Canada Is Propelling Itself to Become the New International Favourite Airline

Ever since gulf based airlines have become the choice for luxury inclined passengers, U.S. based carriers have been miffed. However, they now have to deal with tough completion from someone very near home.

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Could Toronto's Pearson Airport Be Considered a Mega Hub Soon?

Air Canada and the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) are looking to break the stereotypes that shroud Canadian airports and turn Toronto’s Pearson International Airport into a major hub that would stand on par with Singapore’s Changi airport or Dubai’s famous international airport which receives praises from even weary travelers.

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Jobs in the Canadian Tourism Sector Are Increasing, in Spite of Poor Job Market

Even as employment opportunities in Canada are declining further, employers in the tourism sector are hiring new recruits. While the number of people who work full time in Canada in June has decreased, jobs in tourism related markets are still on an uphill as many positions remain open due to the booming industry.

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Westjet Scraps Free Meals on Trans-Atlantic Flights

WestJet says it is a low cost carrier and its passengers don't expect to have free meals if it means added costs.

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What Is WestJet Doing to Deal with the Headwinds?

WestJet, which in 1996 began as a low-cost alternative to the country's competing major airlines, is now 20 years old. The company has two decades of airline success stories, but the last 3 months have brought with it more economic turbulence than it had probably anticipated.

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Supreme Court of Canada Refuses to Review Verdict in UPS Class Action Suit

The Supreme Court of Canada dismissed an appeal in the UPS class action suit. The appeal filed by United Parcel Service Canada Ltd wanted a review of the verdict which favoured customers in a suit which challenged the company’s unfair brokerage fees.

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Wi-Fi on Canadian Planes to Be More Prevalent

Air Canada and WestJet, the two largest airlines in Canada, are planning to ramp up Wi-Fi internet services inside their planes. The companies are expecting to outfit a majority of their North American flights with In-flight internet services this year.

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Low Loonie Not a Deterrent for Canadian Travelers

Canadian visitors to the 2016 Olympics at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil have reasons to rejoice. Even as oil prices contributed to the Canadian dollar’s decline, it remains strong compared to the Brazialian currency Real. The loonie could actually prove to be a good bet for Canadian travelers as hotel prices in Brazil remains low due to increased competition thus leading travelers to get more value for their piasse.