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Air Canada retires 79 ‘oldies’ to cut costs

Air Canada is to reduce its fleet by 79 aircraft as it seeks to cap costs and improve its financial position, the airline announced on May 4. This follows on a net loss of $1.049 billion in Q1, down from a 345 million profit last year. It is the first lossmaking...

Air Canada Launches A220 Service

AirInsight is in Montreal for the Air Canada event celebrating the entry into service of the Airbus A220 (nee Bombardier CSeries.)  Prior to the event, we were able to interview several individuals, whose videos follow. First up is Captain Tompkins, Chief Pilot for...

Air Canada announces another disruptive route

If there was any doubt as to the disruptive capabilities Air Canada has acquired then two route announcements should quell that. The A220 is going to disrupt US air traffic options going to Europe. Today the airline announced Montreal-Toulouse. Throw into this mix...

A220 opens up new world to Air Canada

Delivery of the first aircraft is still a few months away, but Air Canada on August 14 gave a little sneak preview of what to expect when it operates its Airbus A220-300 fleet from Spring 2020. The airline announced that Montreal-Seattle and Toronto-San Jose...