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WestJet says Air Canada Takeover Of Air Transat Will Result In Higher Fares

WestJet says Air Canada Takeover Of Air Transat Will Result In Higher Fares

Air Canada Takeover of Air Transat The historic toll which the pandemic has taken on the economy, and particularly the travel industry, does not come as a surprise to most. Unfortunately, the burden was too much for Air Transat, and it could ultimately not weather the storm. Consequently, the airline was left no choice but […]

How Qantas is offering fast-track to higher status to attract corporate travellers

How Qantas is offering fast-track to higher status to attract corporate travellers

Qantas Airways will offer top-tier members of rival frequent flyer programmes a fast-track to higher status as its main domestic rival, Virgin Australia, pursues a less premium strategy under its new owner. The move could help boost Qantas’ market share in lucrative corporate and high-end leisure travel as domestic flights ramp up in Australia due […]

Airline Accident Fatalities Higher Than 2019 With Less Flights

Airline Accident Fatalities Higher Than 2019 With Less Flights

Despite the sharp reduction in flying during 2020 because of travel restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic, fatal losses for the last 12 months were just as high as in some recent years. Globally there were 12 fatal airline accidents in 2020, resulting in the deaths of 332 passengers and crew. This compares with 22 […]

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