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Porter Airlines to Link Ottawa and Windsor with Melbourne, Florida

Porter Airlines to Link Ottawa and Windsor with Melbourne, Florida

Porter Airlines announced that it will launch new service to Melbourne, Florida, a coastal city approximately 70 miles (112 kilometers) southeast of Orlando, from two new Canadian cities this winter.
The carrier will begin seasonal weekly service from Ottawa and Windsor on December 16. Both routes will operate through March 31, 2018.
The new routes will complement the carrier’s existing seasonal service to Orlando Melbourne International Airport from Billy Bishop Toronto City …

Delta to Launch Seasonal Service to Vail, Telluride, and Vancouver

Delta to Launch Seasonal Service to Vail, Telluride, and Vancouver

Delta Air Lines announced that it will launch three new seasonal routes to popular ski destinations this winter.
The carrier plans to begin new daily, non-stop service to Vail/Eagle and Montrose/Telluride from Salt Lake City on December 21.
Also on that date, the airline will add up to two weekly flights between Atlanta and Vancouver, British Colombia.
Delta also said that it plans to increase service to existing winter destinations on December 21, …

Air Canada to Launch Two New Routes to Ireland

Air Canada to Launch Two New Routes to Ireland

Air Canada announced that it will begin new service from Toronto to Shannon, Ireland, next June., The carrier plans to launch Montreal-Dublin service that same month.
Flights to Shannon will depart Toronto at 10 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and arrive at 9:30 a.m. the next day. Flights from Shannon to Toronto are scheduled to depart at 10:30 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, and arrive at 12:45 …

Air Canada to Begin Service Between Montreal and Tokyo Narita

Air Canada to Begin Service Between Montreal and Tokyo Narita

Air Canada announced that it plans to launch new service between Montreal and Tokyo on June 1, 2018. The carrier will offer the service daily during the summer months, and three times a week during the winter.
Flights are scheduled to depart Montreal-Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport at 2:05 p.m. and arrive at Tokyo Narita at 3:50 p.m. the next day. Flights from Tokyo to Montreal will depart at 5:30 p.m. …

Baggage Handlers, Ground Workers Strike at Toronto Pearson

Baggage Handlers, Ground Workers Strike at Toronto Pearson

Over 700 baggage handlers, flight operations workers, and cabin cleaners went on strike late Thursday night at Toronto Pearson International Airport.
The workers, employees of Swissport, provide services to over two dozen airlines at the airport including Lufthansa, British Airways, and Etihad.
The strike is in response to Swissport’s attempts to impose a three-year wage freeze on many of its workers. The company is also trying to mandate that workers work 30 …

InterJet Begins Flights to Montreal from Mexico City, Cancun

InterJet Begins Flights to Montreal from Mexico City, Cancun

InterJet, a Mexican low-cost carrier, announced the launch of new flights to Montreal from both Mexico City and Cancun on Thursday. The routes are the carrier’s first between Mexico and Canada.
Flights to Mexico City International Airport from Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport will depart at 10:30 p.m. on Mondays, Thursdays, and Sundays, and arrive at 2:50 a.m. the next morning. Return flights will depart at 1:15 a.m., also on Mondays, …

Air Canada to Launch Toronto-Mumbai Service

Air Canada to Launch Toronto-Mumbai Service

Air Canada announced that it will begin new non-stop flights between Toronto and Mumbai on July 1. The carrier will operate the route four times a week.
Flights are scheduled to depart Toronto at 9:35 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, arrive in Mumbai at 9:30 p.m. the next day. From Mumbai, flights will depart at 11:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays and arrive back in Toronto at …