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  Air Transat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Air Transat is an airline based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, operating scheduled and charter flights and serving 90 destinations in 25 countries.
Air Transat was founded by former Quebecair employees in December 1986 as an off-shoot of Trafic Voyages.
Air Transat specializes in charter flights from several Canadian and European cities to vacation destinations, mainly in the south during the winter months and in Europe during the summer.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Air_Transat   (454 words)

 Air Transat Flight 236 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Air Transat Flight 236 was an Air Transat route between Toronto and Lisbon flown by Captain Robert Piché and First Officer Dirk Dejager.
The pilots on the airplane, an Airbus A330, were able to glide the plane to a landing at Lajes Air Base, Terceira Island in the Azores.
Air Transat accepted responsibility for the incident and was fined $250,000 by the Canadian government.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Air_Transat_Flight_236   (842 words)

 Air Transat: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Air Transat was founded by former Quebecair employees in 1987 as an off-shoot of Trafic Voyages.
Air transat flight 236 was an air transat route between toronto and lisbon....
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www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/ai/air_transat.htm   (863 words)

 The Air Transat Flame-out (with Photos)
The senior Air Transat executive, while acknowledging that mistakes were made in maintenance, flatly rejected allegations published in The Globe and Mail this week that the company ignored the mechanic's concerns after the engine was installed.
Air Transat called the rule "normal" and "a usual procedure in this type of circumstance" and did not expect it to have more than a minor impact on day-to-day operations.
Air Canada, which operates eight A330s, all of which have Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines, undertook and completed inspection of the powerplants to ensure no mechanical conditions existed of the type that may have contributed to the Air Transat emergency.
www.iasa.com.au /folders/images/airtransat/revelations.html   (2392 words)

Transat Flight 236 carrying 291 passengers and 13 crew from Toronto to Lisbon overnight was prepared to put down in the Atlantic Ocean but managed to land at 5:46 a.m.
Another Air Transat jet was due to arrive in the Azores late on Friday at the airport at Ponta Delgada.
Air Transat is part of travel services company Transat A.T. Inc. Its shares were down 30 Canadian cents at C$10.65 in Toronto on Friday.
www.iasa.com.au /folders/Safety_Issues/RiskManagement/AirTransatReport/airtransatstory-1.html   (1236 words)

 Media centre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Allen B. Graham, President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Transat, provided an overview of the carrier’s development in recent years, a time when the entire travel industry was suffering from the impacts of the events of September 11, 2001.
Eustache also emphasized Air Transat’s contribution to the Canadian tourism industry, saying: “For nearly 20 years we have been playing a key role in the inflow of tourists to Canada, particularly from Europe.
Transat is also involved in air transportation, value-added services at travel destinations, as well as in distribution through travel agency networks.
www.transat.com /en/media_centre/2.1.7.news.archive.2005.asp?id=859   (513 words)

 Air Transat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
One of the top 10 integrated tourism companies, Air Transat was founded by former Quebecair employees in 1987 as an off-shoot of Trafic Voyages.
Air Transat also owns several tour operators in Canada, France, and Greece.
Air TransAT uses the IATA designator code TS.
www.gogoglo.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/a/ai/air_transat.html   (110 words)

 Air flights overseas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 Air Transat Flight TS 236 of August 24, 2001 - Air Transat Welcomes Investigation Findings and Recommendations : ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Air Transat supports the recommendations included in the report, all of which apply to the industry as a whole.
Following the occurrence, Air Transat developed and implemented a comprehensive action plan that was submitted to Transport Canada, and took additional precautionary initiatives.
Air Transat is a member of Transat A.T. Inc., an integrated company specializing in the organization, marketing, and distribution of holiday travel.
press.arrivenet.com /business/article.php/477428.html   (987 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Air Transat at Epinions.com
Of great interest is that Air Transat also offers direct service to many vacation destinations that the scheduled airlines do not.
Air Transat had flown for 16 years without a fatality and only 1 accident in 2001 (a jet ran out of fuel over the Atlantic Ocean - put landed safely).
Air Transat only uses paper tickets and all people must line up and go to an agent to check in.
www.epinions.com /content_97157156484   (924 words)

 Air Transat 'Glider' Pilot Made Errors - Report
The Canadian pilot who was hailed as a hero for gliding a packed, powerless airliner to an emergency landing in the Azores three years ago made mistakes that allowed all the jet's fuel to drain out through an engine leak, a Portuguese aviation agency said on Monday.
Problems began days earlier when Air Transat's maintenance crew replaced the jet's right engine with one that had not been retrofitted for an updated configuration.
Air Transat technicians did not review a Rolls-Royce service bulletin that would have indicated a hazard in mismatching fuel and hydraulic lines, the agency said.
news.airwise.com /stories/2004/10/1098162021.html   (606 words)

 Passenger Opinions about Air Transat
It was a good flight with Air Transat and would recommend paying the extra for Club Transat, as it worth every penny for a comfortable and pleasant flying experience.
I think Air Transat often gets a bad rap but you get what you pay for which is a low priced Airline that offers basic but friendly service, is usually on time and doesn't lose your luggage.
Even though an Air Transat employee had already checked my ticket quickly before I lined up, there were no signs or indications of the delay.
www.airlinequality.com /Forum/transat.htm   (5869 words)

 The Air Transat Double Flame-out Aftermath
Air Canada and Air Transat are the only operators in Canada with Airbus A330s with the same engine as the aircraft involved in the emergency landing.
Air Transat has been hit with the largest fine in Canadian aviation history in the wake of its near disaster in the Azores two weeks ago.
Air Transat's infractions have been no more serious than its competitors.'' He would not comment on the lawsuit, filed in Ontario Superior Court by Toronto lawyer Antonio Azevedo, but not yet certified by a judge.
www.iasa.com.au /folders/images/airtransat/air_transat_aftermath.html   (2866 words)

 Luchtzak Aviation :: View topic - Air Transat to go shopping   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Air Transat (TS) is reported looking after either B777-200ERs or A350-900s to replace their current fleet.
Air Transat has 14 aircraft composed of two similar models, Airbus A330s and A310s.
Air transat expect to have 777 and A350 from 2008 for the 777
www.luchtzak.be /print-topic-11313-0.html   (914 words)

 Air Transat - Airline Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
I have flown with Air Transat three times previously, having booked through Globespan.
I spent 2 weeks in Canada earlier in the year, and flew with Air Transat.
As I have now discovered, Air Transat are actually a charter airline, and you book with them...
www.dooyoo.co.uk /airline/air-transat   (270 words)

 Did America Sabotage Airbus Air Transat Flight TS 961?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
When part of the rudder on Air Transat Flight 961 apparently 'fell off' the aircraft 30 minutes north of Cuba, the captain requested an emergency landing at the nearest suitable airport, which was Fort Lauderdale International.
Such was the case as Canadian Air Transat Flight 961 headed north from Cuba to Canada on March 6, when the aircraft suddenly went into a steep dive without warning.
Partly because the Azores are so remote, and partly because of delays caused by the complicated chain of reporting through Air Transat headquarters and the authorities in Canada, this exceptional event was completely smothered by the massive onslought of publicity surrounding the complete destruction of the World Trade Center.
www.vialls.net /airbus/transatflight961.html   (3305 words)

 Air Transat??? Please Read!!!
Air Transat has no close compitition in airfares, but is reported to be a non-responcable airliner.
I use a reliable website called www.airsafe.com to back up all my claims that air travel is the most unsafe possible.
24 August 2001; Air Transat A330-200; near the Azores Islands, Portugal: The aircraft was cruising across the Atlantic at 39,000 feet (11,900 meters) on a flight from Toronto to Lisbon when the right engine lost power.
www.disneycentral.com /forum/showthread.php?t=15053   (905 words)

 Air Transat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
After 3 or 4 minutes in the air we are informed there was engine trouble and we were returning to the airport.
If these people employed by Air Transat to handle these situations cannot handle their job they shouldn't be there.
Later the air was so low everyone was putting their coats on.
www.davesdomain.ca /mexicodave/elpebleto/airtransat.html   (904 words)

 Globeinvestor.com: Air Transat Reports Jet Rudder Mishap, Shares Slip
Air Transat said Flight 961 from Varadero to Quebec City, which had 261 passengers and nine crew on board the Airbus A310, had to return to Varadero about 30 minutes after takeoff on Sunday afternoon because of a mechanical failure.
Air Transat said it visually inspected its nine other Airbus A310s and found no anomalies.
Air Transat said it had advised Airbus, Transport Canada and the Transportation Safety Board of the incident, saying the safety board will investigate.
www.globeinvestor.com /servlet/ArticleNews/story/ROC/20050307/2005-03-07T205125Z_01_N07233503_RTRIDST_0_BUSINESS-TRANSPORT-TRANSAT-COL   (400 words)

 Airwise Discussion Forum - Air Transat
In a news release, Transport Canada said these designations were made possible due to a modification to Canada's international air policy that provides for the designation of any number of Canadian air carriers regardless of market size, subject only to the availability of bilateral air rights.
Canada's air agreements with Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy and Poland contain sufficient rights for Air Transat to begin immediate scheduled air services to these countries, it said.
Air Transat is a unit of airline operator Transat A.T. airbusboy
forum.airwise.com /forum/printthread.php?t=1802   (617 words)

 Reviews on Air Transat Look at tests, reports and read reviews: dooyoo.co.uk
Air Transat does indeed offer very competitive rates on prices overseas but trust me: you will get what you pay for.
I flew to Toronto on Air Transat, a Canadian Charter Airline and while the fare was low there was not much else positive to say.
The whole airline was a bit of a seventies throwback, from the ancient aircraft (evidence inside pointed to it being a Cathay Pacific castoff) which had a unique feature of condensing water on landing and soaking passengers in the window...
www.dooyoo.co.uk /airline/air-transat/reviews   (753 words)

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 CBC News: Air Transat plane develops problem leaving Cuba
MONTREAL - Several Air Transat airplanes were temporarily grounded Sunday after the rudder on a plane flying from Cuba to Quebec City nearly fell off.
On Saturday, an Air Transat Airbus 310 flying from Varadero, Cuba to Quebec City developed what the airline reported as mechanical difficulty about 30 minutes into the flight.
Air Transat has a total of 10 A-310 models.
www.cbc.ca /story/canada/national/2005/03/06/transat050306.html   (676 words)

 Air Transat Flight TS236 Settlement : Clarification - Air Transat insurers to compensate passengers : ArriveNet Press ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
MONTREAL, March 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Transat is satisfied with the agreement negotiated between its insurers and the counsel for passengers of Flight TS236.
Let us recall that neither Air Transat nor its mother company, Transat A.T. Inc., will incur any costs as a consequence of this settlement, which brings an end to the class action lawsuit initiated in 2001, subject to court approval in April.
Reports that Air Transat made an offer of $8,800 per passenger are incorrect.
press.arrivenet.com /business/article.php/603901.html   (382 words)

 The Timeshare Beat: Transat A.T. Inc. acquires the specialized tour operator Rêvatours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Transat A.T. Inc., the leader in the Canadian tourism industry, is a public corporation listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Transat A.T. Inc. holds an interest in the tour operators Look Voyages (98%), World of Vacations (35%), and the incoming tour operator Jonview Canada (50%).
In addition, Air Transat Holidays holds an interest in the incoming tour operator DMC Transat (66.7%), and Look Voyages holds an interest in Star Airlines (49.6%).
www.thetimesharebeat.com /archives/2001/fin/fnmar45.htm   (384 words)

 579-A-2005 -- Extra-bilateral authority - Air Transat A.T. Inc. cob as Air Transat
Air Transat A.T. Inc. carrying on business as Air Transat (hereinafter Air Transat) has applied to the Canadian Transportation Agency (hereinafter the Agency) for the authority to operate the services set out in the title.
Under Licence No. 030158, Air Transat is authorized to operate a scheduled international service between Canada and the Dominican Republic pursuant to the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Dominican Republic on Air Transport initialled ad referendum on June 18, 1986 (hereinafter the Agreement).
The authority granted herein does not exempt Air Transat from the requirements of other legislative acts or regulations, including those of Transport Canada.
www.cta-otc.gc.ca /rulings-decisions/decisions/2005/A/579-A-2005_e.html   (410 words)

 Air Transat Crewmembers To Enter Conciliation, Take Strike Vote   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As part of contingency preparations in the event that conciliation does not result in an agreement, ALPA has mailed all crewmembers a strike authorization ballot to be counted January 31, 2000.
Air Transat’s crewmembers and management began negotiations last April, six months after their contract became amendable in October 1998.
Air Transat crewmembers are seeking improvements in working conditions and pension plans, and have asked that their wages be brought in line with industry standard rates.
cf.alpa.org /internet/news/2000news/nr00001.htm   (418 words)

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