Canada

Hilton Montreal/Laval Hotel Completes Major Renovation Project

Hilton Montreal/Laval Hotel Completes Major Renovation Project

Hilton Hotels and Resorts announced the completion of renovations at the Hilton Montreal/Laval hotel in Canada. The 10 million Canadian dollar ($8 million) project took three years to complete.
The property’s guestrooms were outfitted with new furniture and lighting fixtures, and the hotel added new suites with full kitchens, living rooms, and separate bedrooms.
The renovation project covered the hotel’s meeting spaces, fitness center, and restaurant, Le Quartz.
Additionally, a new grocery store, …

WestJet Begins Montreal-Boston Flights

WestJet Begins Montreal-Boston Flights

WestJet announced the launch of new service between Montreal and Boston. The new route will be operated twice daily by WestJet Encore, the carrier’s low cost subsidiary.
Flights are scheduled to depart Montreal-Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport at 7:15 a.m. and 4 p.m., arriving at Boston’s Logan International Airport at 8:45 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., respectively Flights from Boston to Montreal will depart at 9:25 a.m. and 6:15 p.m. and will …

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 …