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Apr 1, 2022 • News Releases

Pre-Departure Testing Requirements Lifted for Fully-Vaccinated Travellers Starts Today

Ottawa, April 1, 2022 – Suzanne Acton-Gervais, Interim President and CEO of the National Airlines Council of Canada, which represents Canada’s largest air carriers (Air Canada, Air Transat, Jazz Aviation LP and WestJet), issued the following statement today concerning the coming-into-effect of the Government of Canada’s lifting of pre-departure testing requirements for vaccinated travellers to […]

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Mar 17, 2022 • News Releases

Canada’s Major Airlines Welcome Federal Government’s Decision to End Pre-Departure Testing for Fully Vaccinated Travellers

Ottawa, March 17, 2022 – Suzanne Acton-Gervais, Interim President and CEO of the National Airlines Council of Canada, which represents Canada’s largest air carriers (Air Canada, Air Transat, Jazz Aviation LP and WestJet), issued the following statement today concerning the Government of Canada’s announcement that it will remove pre-departure testing requirements for vaccinated travellers to […]

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Feb 28, 2022 • News Releases

Eased Government Testing Requirements for Travellers Come Into Effect

Ottawa, February 28th, 2022 – Suzanne Acton-Gervais, Interim President and CEO of the National Airlines Council of Canada, which represents Canada’s largest air carriers (Air Canada, Air Transat, Jazz Aviation LP and WestJet), issued the following statement concerning new travel and testing measures related to COVID-19, which take effect today (February 28th, 2022): “Canadians looking […]

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Feb 15, 2022 • News Releases

Canada’s airlines welcome updates to border measures but a clear roadmap is still needed for fully vaccinated travellers

Ottawa, February 15, 2022  – Suzanne Acton-Gervais, Interim President and CEO of the National Airlines Council of Canada, which represents Canada’s largest air carriers (Air Canada, Air Transat, Jazz Aviation LP and WestJet) issued the following statement concerning today’s announcement by the federal government of updated travel and testing measures related to COVID-19: “Since the […]

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Feb 15, 2022 • NACC in the News

February 15, 2022, CTV News – Fully vaccinated travellers will need to take a rapid test before returning to Canada

Newsclip and article are also available here The federal government is eliminating the pre-arrival PCR test requirement for fully vaccinated travellers starting Feb. 28, Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos announced Tuesday. Travellers can instead opt for a cheaper rapid antigen test approved by the country they are coming from, taken 24 hours before their scheduled flight […]

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