Tag: Vancouver

Air Transat Sued For Falsely Advertising Non-Stop Flights

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. […]

WestJet To Launch 100+ Weekly Flights From Montreal

WestJet announced today that it will be taking its service in Quebec to new heights, with the addition of 105 weekly flights from Montreal and Quebec City. According to the Calgary-based, the expansion would represent a 74 per cent increase. “The people in Quebec have traditionally been served by a legacy carrier and WestJet believes […]

Air Canada Expands US Transborder Network

Air Canada plans to expand its US transborder network when it starts its spring schedule in May 2017, adding three new destinations. All of the new services will be operated by Air Canada Express regional aircraft. San Antonio, Memphis and Savannah, Georgia will be new Air Canada destinations served from Toronto nonstop. San Antonio and […]

Crew and Passengers Hospitalized after British Airways Emergency Landing

According to Laura Kohli, a spokeswoman for for Vancouver Coastal Health hospitals, 25 passengers and crew members were taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation. Depending on early reports, the plane was flying from San Francisco to London when it was diverted to Vancouver. Fortunately, it made an emergency landing safely in Vancouver.

WestJet Flight Forced to Land in Thunder Bay Following a Threat

WestJet says one of its flights had to be diverted Wednesday night following a threat. The airline says flight WS142 from Vancouver to Ottawa was forced to land at Thunder Bay just before 11 p.m. after receiving a “non-specific and non-credible” threat. “At the request of Transport Canada, #WS142 diverted to Thunder Bay, where it […]