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Gogo to Provide Coverage Over Canada

Gogo to Provide Coverage Over Canada

Gogo announced that it will begin serving passengers on commercial and business aircraft flying over Canada with in-flight Internet access, beginning next year. Cell site construction is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of this year, and the network is scheduled to be in operation by the end of 2013.
The network will focus primarily on Canadian routes which are already being served by Gogo’s existing U.S. and Canadian commercial …

Four Seasons Returns to its Birthplace with the Opening of Four Seasons Toronto

Four Seasons Returns to its Birthplace with the Opening of Four Seasons Toronto

On October 5, 2012, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts will open the doors of its newest 259-room hotel in Toronto. The company got its start in Toronto with a single motor hotel more than 50 years ago.
Located in the heart of Yorkville, the hotel is a short walk from restaurants, galleries, Bloor Street shopping, and numerous museums. With a 55-story main tower and 26-story residential tower, it consists of 217 …

Air Canada Cancels Flights, Gets Injunction After Strike

Air Canada Cancels Flights, Gets Injunction After Strike

A wildcat strike that had forced Air Canada to delay or cancel dozens of flights has ended after the airline obtained a court injunction requiring striking ground workers at airports in Toronto and Montreal to return to work.
The strike disrupted the airline’s operations across North America.  Over 75 flights departing from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport were already cancelled today and almost 40 were delayed.  15 flights out of Pierre Elliot …

Air Canada Strike Looming

Air Canada Strike Looming

Air Canada, a member of the Star Alliance, has announced that it has received notice from the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) that the union workers intend to go out on strike, beginning Monday, March 12 at 12:01 a.m.
IAMAW represents Air Canada’s baggage handlers, mechanics and cargo agents in Canada. The union had rejected a tentative agreement that had resulted from federal mediation.
Air Canada advises customers to …