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Fly These Airlines to Add a Free or Cheap Stopover to Your Vacation

Photo: Shine Nucha (Shutterstock) Some airlines allow free or low-cost stopovers, allowing you to visit multiple destinations either for a small surcharge or even the same price as your standard ticket. It’s a great way to see more of the world for less money. If you’re looking for a cheap way to travel, consider booking …

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Canadian Transportation Agency didn’t fine airlines over compensation denial – National

Three years after new rules came into force, the regulator overseeing Canadian airlines has not issued any fines related to passenger compensation claims for flight delays and cancellations. The lack of action reveals a reluctance by the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) to exercise its authority on consumers’ behalf, says Air Passenger Rights advocacy group president …

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Woman stunned by airline’s vegan ‘meal’ on international flight

A woman was left stunned and annoyed after she ordered several vegan meals on a plane – but was served nothing more than a bottle of water during meal service. Miriam Porter, a travel blogger who goes by the TikTok handle @thekindtraveler, was on an Air Canada flight traveling from Toronto, Canada to Frankfurt, Germany. …

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Is this the key to someday making air travel environmentally sustainable?

Gideon Forman has sworn off flying. “I’ve read so much about the climate emergency, and I really want to take it seriously,” he says. “So I asked myself: ‘What can I do in my own life that will be up to the challenge?’” Over the years, Forman, 60, a policy analyst for the David Suzuki …

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Air Canada posts $386-million second-quarter loss, sees ticket sales soar

Air Canada lost $386-million in the second quarter but saw ticket sales soar as travelers returned to the skies more than two years into the pandemic. For the three months ending on June 30, operating revenue rose almost five times to $3.98-billion as Air Canada flew more than 9.1 million people – 8 million more …

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Qantas travelers faced massive delays due to an IT glitch at Melbourne airport

Sydney and Melbourne domestic airports are facing a nightmare morning of cancellations, with dozens of flights scrapped from timetables. 21 flights were canceled in Sydney across the Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Rex networks. Virgin dumped 10 flights, Qantas nixed eight, with two pulled from Jetstar and one from Rex. Melbourne Airport faced similar struggles, …

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Air Canada’s Codeshare Flights With United Could Simplify Some Cross-Border Travel

Air Canada and United are coordinating their schedules to offer more codeshare flights that could simplify cross-border travel. Instead of only having access to destinations offered by each individual carrier, you can now take flights with both in a single trip without having to buy multiple tickets. The process operates much like an STM transfer …

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Qantas to continue to cut flights amid ongoing airport chaos

Qantas said it will continue to cut back on flights as lost baggage, delays and cancellations infuriate customers. The national carrier has been plagued with numerous issues in a post-Covid world, including industrial disputes and understaffing leading to significant travel disruptions for customers. Now, Qantas Domestic and International CEO Andrew David has apologized to everyone …

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Air Canada Announces Major Reduction In Flights Due To Unprecedented Travel Chaos

Crowd of passengers waiting to check-in for their flight at Pearson International Airport in … [+] Ontario, Canada. Pearson International Airport is Canada’s largest and busiest airport. ) NurPhoto via Getty Images Air Canada announced on Friday that it “is now making meaningful reductions to our schedule in July and August in order to reduce …

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Travel Demand Is Strong. So Why Are Airline Stocks Trading Lower?

Travelers wait to offload their flight at Portland International Airport. Staffing shortages, the Covid-19 pandemic and other issues have led to historic levels of disruptions in US air travel. Nathan Howard / Getty Images Text size This should be a golden age for airlines like United Airlines and American Airlines . Travel is surging and …

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