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2013-04-04 08:21:18

Permanent and seasonal Boeing B737 narrow-body aircraft will be added to the Air Transat fleet MONTREAL, April 4, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Transat A.T. Inc., one of the largest integrated tourism companies in the world and Canada's holiday travel leader, will add Boeing B737 narrow-body jets to Air Transat's fleet, which currently comprises Airbus A310 and A330 wide-body aircraft, beginning in 2014. In so doing, the company will internalize its medium-haul operations outbound from Canada...

2013-02-16 08:20:09

TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The union representing 900 Sunwing flight attendants concluded a tentative agreement with the company this morning. The agreement will be submitted to members for a vote following a round of general meetings in March. If accepted, this will be the first collective agreement for Sunwing flight attendants, who voted to join the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) in March 2012. In early February, the union had raised the possibility of a...

2013-02-15 20:20:09

TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The union representing 900 Sunwing flight attendants concluded a tentative agreement with the company this morning. The agreement will be submitted to members for a vote following a round of general meetings in March. If accepted, this will be the first collective agreement for Sunwing flight attendants, who voted to join the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) in March 2012. In early February, the union had raised the possibility of a...

2009-04-22 13:18:00

HALIFAX, April 22 /PRNewswire/ - Capt. James Murphy, pilot in command of CanJet Flight 918, issued the following statement regarding the incident earlier this week. Neither Capt. Murphy nor other members of the crew are granting interviews to the news media at this time. "All of us who were on board Flight 918 a few days ago have had to live through one of the worst nightmares of every passenger, pilot, and flight attendant. As professionals, we are trained to deal with what happened, but...

2009-04-21 11:31:00

HALIFAX, April 21 /PRNewswire/ - Crew from Flight 918 are being debriefed by CanJet staff and other officials. All of the crew are physically well but very tired. Professional counseling services are available as well as other human resources support. They are aware of the tremendous public interest in their story and appreciate the many messages of support they have received. But it is requested that their privacy and the privacy of their families is respected. CanJet and all of its...

2009-04-20 22:16:00

HALIFAX, April 20 /PRNewswire/ - A CanJet aircraft carrying passengers from Flight 918 in Jamaica has arrived at Halifax Stanfield International Airport. More than 40 of the 182 passengers were among those on board Flight 918 at the time of the incident yesterday. CanJet representatives were available to offer assistance to passengers as they arrived. The RCMP had earlier offered counseling services for those who may require support. The crew from Flight 918 have also returned on a separate...

2009-04-20 17:23:00

STATEMENT FROM EDMUND BARTLETT, MINISTER OF TOURISM Canadian Prime Minister said Handling of Situation is a Testament of Personal Bravery and Cooperation Between Allies MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Jamaica's Minster of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett: Speaking at a press conference earlier today at Sangster International Airport, Jamaica's Prime Minister the Honorable Bruce Golding and Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper praised the...

2009-04-20 17:01:00

HALIFAX, April 20 /PRNewswire/ - A CanJet aircraft carrying passengers returning from Flight 918 in Jamaica has left Montego Bay and will stop over in Santa Clara, Cuba, before returning to Halifax. The aircraft is carrying 168 passengers, at least 40 of whom were on board Flight 918 during the incident. Passenger numbers will be updated after the plane departs from Santa Clara. Tonight's flight is expected to arrive at Halifax Stanfield International Airport at approximately 23:45 ADT. The...

2009-04-20 12:33:00

HALIFAX, April 20 /PRNewswire/ - CanJet Airlines has released more information about the return of passengers and crew who were on board Flight 918. A CanJet aircraft is currently en route to Montego Bay from Toronto. It's anticipated that passengers will be carried from Montego Bay to Santa Clara, Cuba, this evening. From Santa Clara, the flight will return to Halifax overnight with passengers destined for Canada. Precise times of departure and arrival will be made available as they are...

2009-04-20 10:52:00

JAMAICA'S SANGSTER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OPEN FOR BUSINESS Peaceful Resolution of CanJet Incident MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Jamaica's Minster of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett: "I am pleased to report that Sangster International Airport in Jamaica's resort capital of Montego Bay is open for business following a brief closure due to an incident involving a mentally challenged armed man who boarded CanJet flight 918 at approximately 22:30...