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  CBC News Indepth: Air Canada
An Air Canada passenger jet performs a fly-by during an event to celebrate the company's emergence from bankruptcy restructuring in Toronto Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004.
In April 2003, Air Canada was granted protection from its creditors.
Air Canada announced a new board of directors, cut costs, and reached agreements with its unions to cut jobs and resolve financial disputes.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/aircanada   (233 words)

  
  Air Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Air Canada is a founding member of the Star Alliance, which was launched in May 1997.
Air Canada has also begun to take delivery of Embraer 175 and 190 aircraft which will be used to expand their domestic and transborder routes.
Air Canada unveiled a new aircraft colour scheme, and blue uniforms, on 19 October 2004.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Air_Canada   (2662 words)

  
 Air Canada Tango - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Air Canada Tango was a discount airline launched by Air Canada in 2001 to offer no-frills service on some of Air Canada's routes and to reduce operating costs at the struggling Air Canada.
Air Canada Tango aircraft were configured in a full economy layout rather than a business class cabin as on regular Air Canada aircraft.
Air Canada still advertises "Tango" as a type of fare on its regular Air Canada services.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Air_Canada_Tango   (238 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Today In the Sky: Archives
Air Canada will tighten requirements on carry-on luggage “in an effort to lighten each plane's load” as the carrier struggles against rising fuel costs, according to the Toronto Star.
Air Canada eventually hired computer experts to electronically piece together shredded papers found in that executive’s trash, according to the Globe and Mail of Toronto.
If successful in its application for the new route, Air Canada would take advantage of a November agreement between Canada and the USA that allows airlines from either nation to fly through and pick up customers in the other en route to a third nation.
blogs.usatoday.com /sky/air_canada   (2541 words)

  
 Air Canada Tickets
Air Canada together with its regional airline subsidiary, Air Canada Jazz, provides scheduled and charter air transportation for passengers and cargo to more than 150 destinations, vacation packages to over 90 destinations, as well as maintenance, ground handling and training services to other airlines.
Air Canada offers electronic ticketing on virtually all of its North American routes, and is expanding this convenient service to include international destinations as well.
Air Canada provides scheduled and chartered passenger jet service directly to 21 Canadian cities, 30 destinations in the United States and 54 cities in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico and South America.
www.flyforless.ca /aircanada.html   (1008 words)

  
 Air Canada: Air Canada Vacations, Air Canada Center
Air Canada could offer you such a service, that you never had, and after you see the prices, you'll be happy.
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 Boeing Blog: Randy's Journal: O (Air) Canada!
And what I find significant about the Air Canada announcement is their choice of the newest, most current members of the 777 and 787 families, including the 777-200LR, 777-300ER and the 777 Freighter.
Air Canada describes this week's announcement as a decision to "renew and modernize" its fleet.
Air Canada estimates that the fuel burn and maintenance cost savings alone on the 787 will be approximately 30%.
www.boeing.com /randy/archives/2005/04/o_air_canada.html   (408 words)

  
 Boeing: Air Canada Selects Boeing 777s and 787 Dreamliners
The 777 and 787 are uniquely suited to meet Air Canada's current route structure and growth plans, which include long-range, non-stop routes for both passengers and cargo, with an increasing emphasis on growing markets in Latin America and China.
Air Canada is the 18th airline to select the 787 Dreamliner, bringing the total number of announced firm orders and commitments to 217.
Air Canada joins a growing team of 787 launch customers who've recognized the 787's exceptional value and superior operating performance.
www.boeing.com /news/releases/2005/q2/nr_050425h.html   (773 words)

  
 "Air Canada's Proposed Take-over of Canadian Airlines; Unadvisable"
If Air Canada and Canadian were respectively to pay 60% and 40% of the costs of operating a Boeing 767, and be given a seat inventory representing their investment, both would save money.
If however, it is thought that Air Canada and Canadian truly 'compete' with their code-sharing partners on their international routes, surely such arrangements might, on a route by route basis, make sense in the domestic context.
Air Canada's lack of 'feed' can best be solved through an alliance with a U.S. carrier such as Delta, not a merger with Canadian which has no significant U.S. service from Air Canada's Toronto 'Hub'.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/paulfitzgerald1/accp3.htm   (2031 words)

  
 CNN.com - Air Canada taps HK's Li for equity - Nov. 9, 2003
Air Canada has turned to a group led by Hong Kong-based businessman Victor T.K. Li for C$650 million ($485 million) of new equity the insolvent airline will use to fund its emergence from bankruptcy protection.
Air Canada, the dominant carrier in Canada and world No. 11, said late Saturday that it had chosen Li, the elder son of Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-Shing, for the equity infusion over New York-based Cerberus Capital Management.
Air Canada slipped into bankruptcy protection in April, buffeted by the long downturn in air travel and burdened by too much debt taken on three years earlier when it took over insolvent rival Canadian Airlines.
cnn.com /2003/BUSINESS/11/09/airlines.aircanada.reut   (690 words)

  
 Air Canada 1988
Air Canada's Caribbean network expanded, but United States destinations were limited to a handful until the launch in 1995 of a more liberalized Canada-U.S. air agreement called Open Skies.
With the arrival of Open Skies, Air Canada was allowed for the first time to add transborder connections to its growing Vancouver hub operation, with flights to Los Angeles and San Francisco, as well as a variety of code-share flights to U.S. destinations in conjunction with partner United Airlines.
Air Canada's expansion in Vancouver has led to increased investment in employees and facilities with all the spin-offs such investments generate.
www.scripophily.net /aircanspecce.html   (1642 words)

  
 Young Travellers - Air Canada
Air Canada defines an infant from 0 up to 2 years of age, while a child is from 2 to 16 years of age.
The safety standards of Canada apply to Air Canada as a Canadian registered airline, consequently a Japanese certified child restraint device may not be accepted.
Even after an Air Canada agent has taken your child into their care, you'll be asked to remain at the airport until the flight has departed.
www.aircanada.jp /en/young-travellers.htm?cLoc=jp   (2015 words)

  
 Air Canada Centre
he Air Canada Centre, located right in the downtown core, is a world-class sports and entertainment facility and is the premier arena for professional hockey and basketball in North America.
The Air Canada Centre has all of the characteristics of a first-class, technology-advanced facility while maintaining the spirit and legend associated with that of Maple Leaf Gardens.
Air Canada Centre provides an excellent link between the downtown core and the Harbourfront, one of Toronto's major tourist attractions.
users.california.com /~csuppes/NHL/TorontoMapleLeafs/newindex.htm   (1347 words)

  
 Passenger Opinions about Air Canada
I travel this route very frequently, on United, Alaska, and Air Canada, and always go with the cheapest fare, however Air Canada is by far the most comfortable and professional airline of the three.
Even though the Air Canada flight was an aging 767, AC had the most comfortable seats and the best food/beverage service.
I still find Air Canada to be a great airline with good service, yet check-in agents should have some respect for their frequent flyers that stay loyal to this airline, don't hunt for the lowest fares, and for sure don't switch to other airlines such as WestJet.
www.airlinequality.com /Forum/air_can.htm   (3487 words)

  
 Air Canada's Proposed Take-over of Canadian Airlines; Unadvisable
Air Canada currently serves all eight of those markets and yet its international traffic does not compare favorably with that of truly 'Global' carriers.
Over time, both Air Canada and Canadian Airlines have based their operations on a 'Hub and Spoke' system, in which inter- national routes radiate out from a central 'Hub'.
Air Canada and its partners carry only 22% of the traffic, compared to 20% for second place Delta.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/PaulFitzgerald1/accp1.htm   (1112 words)

  
 CNN.com - Air Canada files for bankruptcy - Apr. 2, 2003
Air Canada filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday, blaming the economic slowdown, the threat of terrorism, higher fuel costs and the need for changes in labor agreements for big losses over the past two years.
Air Canada will continue flying during reorganization but flights between Canada and Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai will be reduced in reaction to fewer bookings in the wake of SARS, which has hit those areas, said airline spokeswoman Laura Cooke.
Air Canada is by far the country's largest airline and the only scheduled Canadian carrier with an extensive route network connecting to the United States and other international destinations.
edition.cnn.com /2003/BUSINESS/04/02/aircanada   (302 words)

  
 Air Canada - Star Alliance
Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international full-service airline and the largest provider of scheduled passenger services in the domestic market, the transborder market and each of the Canada-Europe, Canada-Pacific, Canada-Caribbean/Central America and Canada-South America markets.
In 2005, Air Canada provided direct passenger air transportation to 159 destinations and, through commercial agreements with other unaffiliated regional airlines referred to as tier 111 carriers, to an additional 11 destinations, for a total of 170 direct destinations on five continents.
Air Canada is a founding member of the Star Alliance network (www.staralliance.com), the world's largest airline alliance group.
www.staralliance.com /en/meta/airlines/AC.html   (401 words)

  
 www.theaircanadacentre.com
Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, Air Canada Centre is easily accessible by foot, car or public transit.
Take a visual tour through Air Canada Centre, its suites, restaurants, training facilities and more.
Air Canada Centre cost $265 million to build and was entirely privately funded.
www.theaircanadacentre.com   (117 words)

  
 Air Canada
I believe that Air Canada has taken a leadership position in terms of what we say and what we do for customers.
But for all of us at Air Canada, this effort serves as a foundation for improvement and a genuine desire to get better with every flight.
Air Canada recommends allowing plenty of time for check-in, especially when checking baggage and for the security check.
www.pacificislandtravel.com /airlines/air_canada/ac_intro.html   (409 words)

  
 Air Canada: cheap flights to Vancoever, Toronto, Montreal
Air Canada is planning to begin daily flights between Toronto and Sydney via Los Angeles starting the first quarter of 2007; provided the airline gets approval from the Australian, Canadian and U.S. governments.
Air Canada is the largest provider of scheduled passenger services in the domestic market, the trans-border market and each of the Canada-Europe, Canada-Pacific, Canada-Caribbean/Central America and Canada-South America markets.
Air Canada is a founding member of the Star Alliance, the world's largest airline alliance group.
www.travel.com.au /international-airlines/air-canada.html   (526 words)

  
 Bloomberg.com: Canada
Air Canada spokesman Peter Fitzpatrick declined to comment further on the news release.
Air Canada Pilots lawyer Peter Jones was out of the office today and unavailable for comment, a secretary said.
Air Canada has ordered C$6 billion worth of aircraft from Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica SA and Boeing Co., the union said in the court filing.
www.bloomberg.com /apps/news?pid=20601082&sid=aRz2TRTRWxfI&refer=canada   (606 words)

  
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 CNN.com - Cerberus eyes Air Canada offer - Dec. 5, 2003
Air Canada has asked the court to approve a friendly offer from Hong Kong's Victor Li.
In the meantime, Air Canada is asking the court to approve a friendly offer from Hong Kong-based businessman Victor Li to provide the Montreal-based airline with C$650 million ($500 million) of equity in return for a 31 percent stake in a restructured version of the carrier.
In early November, Air Canada, hoping to emerge from bankruptcy protection by the new year as a leaner, less indebted and profitable airline, chose Trinity under the court-sanctioned process.
cnn.com /2003/BUSINESS/12/05/canada.airline.reut/index.html   (456 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Travel - News - Air Canada gets Ottawa approval for Cuba flights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The minister's office said Montreal-based Air Canada, which has been under court protection from creditors since April 1, will schedule flights from several Canadian cities — including Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto —; to Havana, Varadero, Holguin and one other Cuban city.
But Air Canada, which already offers seasonal charter flights to Cuba, said it had not yet chosen the start date or destination cities for its scheduled service to Cuba.
Air Canada is seeking to restructure its debt and aircraft lease obligations and slash operating costs in hopes of emerging from bankruptcy protection by the end of this year as a leaner, profitable airline.
www.usatoday.com /travel/news/2003/07/14-aircanada-cuba.htm   (260 words)

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