Jon Turner Appointed Vice President, Cargo at Air Canada

Air Canada announced that Jon Turner, currently Vice President, Inflight Services, has been appointed Vice President, Cargo effective February 18, 2023. An accomplished airline executive with expertise in global strategy, operations and customer service, Mr. Turner has held a wide range of progressively critical, senior leadership roles at Air Canada and other Canadian airlines. These have included Vice President, Maintenance and Engineering, with responsibility for all aspects of Air Canada’s aircraft ... [+]

First Cargo Customer to Join Air Canada’s Leave Less Travel Program

Air Canada announced that Bolloré Logistics has become the first Air Canada Cargo customer to join the Leave Less Travel Program, which offers corporate and cargo customers effective options to offset or reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions related to business travel or freight transportation, and reduce their carbon footprint.Bolloré ... [+]

Rheinmetall partners with Air Canada

Rheinmetall is partnering with Air Canada to type trial its electric air start unit, the Rheinmetall eMSU, at airports. The Rheinmetall Group’s Canadian branch Rheinmetall Canada recently launched the world’s first zero-emission, all-electric air start unit.Air Canada has become a development partner and, upon successful completion of the type trial, ... [+]

Air Canada announces substantial y-o-y improvements

Air Canada reports a substantial year-over-year improvement in its first quarter results."The year began with weakness brought on by the Omicron variant and travel restrictions. However, we quickly rebounded in March with passenger volumes exceeding the strong December levels and passenger ticket sales in March 2022 over 90% of March ... [+]

Air Canada join help for Ukrainian refugees in Poland

An Air Canada-operated humanitarian special cargo flight on behalf of Airlink and other aid organizations departed Toronto Pearson International Airport with a final destination of Warsaw, Poland on Wednesday, March 9. Through a partnership between Air Canada, disaster logistics non-profit Airlink, relief organization Project C.U.R.E., and freight forwarder Flexport, medical ... [+]

Air Canada Cargo Reports Third Quarter 2021 Results

Air Canada Cargo i reported record-breaking results for the third quarter of 2021.As the markets continue to show robustness, Air Canada Cargo remains committed to maintaining consistent cargo capacity to its customers on key trade lanes. Air Canada Cargo’s third quarter results of $366 million is an increase of 69% ... [+]

WFS, Air Canada join forces for COVID-19 vaccine campaign

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) and Air Canada are working closely with the Canadian government to transport vial caps for doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to support the country’s immunisation programme. Since December 2020, thousands of innovative plastic RayDyLyo vial caps* weighing over 20 tonnes have so far been transported by WFS ... [+]

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