Tag: Air Transat

Air Canada Gets Approval to Acquire Air Transat Parent for CA$520 million

Reading Time: 1 minute Air Canada and Transat A.T. have concluded a definitive Arrangement Agreement that provides for Air Canada’s acquisition of all issued and outstanding shares of Transat and its combination with Air Canada.  Under the terms of the binding agreement, unanimously approved by the Board of Directors of Transat, Air Canada will acquire all outstanding shares of […]

Airbus Delivers First A321LR to Canada’s Air Transat

Reading Time: 1 minute Air Transat, a Canadian leisure and holiday travel airline, took delivery of its first Airbus A321LR aircraft. The A321LR is one of 15 the Montreal-based carrier is scheduled to receive. Air Transat leases the A321LR from AerCap. Air Transat plans to use the A321LR for long-distance flights out of Canada, principally on more extended, thinner […]

AviaAM Leasing Delivered Two Airbus A321 to Air Transat

Reading Time: 1 minute AviaAM Leasing, a global aviation holding company, engaged in tailored aircraft leasing and trading services, has announced the delivery of two Airbus A321-211 aircraft to Canada‘s leading holiday travel airline company – Air Transat.  Within a few months, AviaAM Leasing team has fully administered the necessary aircraft checks according to the new operator’s requirements. The […]

11 Passengers Become Sick on Air Transat Airbus A321 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An Air Transat Airbus A321-200, performing flight Quebec City (Canada) to Fort Lauderdale (USA) with about 185 people on board, reported passengers become ill during de-icing. Aircraft was preparing for departure. The aircraft was being de-iced when a large number of passenger began to complain about feeling ill. The de-icing was stopped and the passengers disembarked […]

Air Transat Sued For Falsely Advertising Non-Stop Flights

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Vancouver law firm has launched a class action lawsuit against Air Transat (TS, Montréal Trudeau) for falsely advertising flights as non-stop in a scam known as the “Mexican Game”. In winter 2016, Transat wet-leased Flair Airlines (F8, Kelowna) B737-400s to operate flights from Calgary, Edmonton Int’l, Kelowna and Vancouver Int’l to destinations in Mexico. […]

Air Transat To Become First North American Airbus A321LR Operator

Reading Time: 1 minute Ten Airbus A321LR aircraft will be joining the fleet of Canadian airline Air Transat, making it the first North American operator of the longest-range single-aisle aircraft in the world. Air Transat will lease the aircraft through a deal with AerCap, and plans entry into service starting in 2019. The A321LR builds on the success of […]