Apr 2, 2024 • NACC in the News

April 2, 2024, BNN Bloomberg – Airlines, shippers pitch feds on sustainability to keep up with other countries

Click here to see the BNN Bloomberg Article Airlines and marine shippers have asked Ottawa to beef up funding for sustainable transport, money they hope will flow toward green supply chains and upgrades to existing infrastructure. Tax credits, loans and grants are essential to help companies reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and keep pace with other nations’ […]

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Feb 28, 2024 • NACC in the News

February 28, 2024, The Hamilton Spectator – Lynx Air the latest in a long line of discount Canadian airlines to vanish.

Click here to see The Hamilton Spectator article. Wardair. Canada 3000. Jetsgo. CanJet … Lynx Air.   The pages of Canadian aviation history are littered with the names of companies which launch with great hope, promising lower fares, better service, or more routes only to disappear into insolvency or mergers. Lynx Air, which filed for protection from […]

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May 11, 2023 • NACC in the News

May 11, 2023, Yahoo!finance – Airlines demand ‘shared accountability’ for flight disruptions

Click here for yahoo!finance article MONTREAL — The National Airlines Council has released a report calling on Ottawa to implement “shared accountability” in aviation, with the goal of smoother travel — and across-the-board responsibility for flight disruptions. Released Thursday, the proposals come precisely three weeks after the House of Commons tabled legislation to overhaul passenger […]

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Jan 24, 2023 • NACC in the News

January 24, 2023, The Hill Times – Take advantage of real opportunities to improve the Airline Passenger Protection Regulations

Click here for Op Ed article Earlier this month, the House of Commons Committee on Transport, Infrastructure, and Communities held hearings on the recent holiday 2022 travel disruptions, which have led to calls for changes to Canada’s Airline Passengers Protection Regulations (APPR).  Despite the fact that recent delays were caused by extreme weather, which no […]

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Aug 15, 2022 • NACC in the News

August 15, 2022, National Post – Airlines push back against incoming passenger refund requirements

Click here for original article OTTAWA – Canada’s airlines say new rules forcing them to refund or rebook passengers, even when delays and cancellations are outside their control, are unfair, especially as the industry struggles. The Liberal’s bill of rights for air travel came into force in 2019, requiring airlines to rebook or refund passengers […]

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A spokesperson for Minister for Women Marci Ien told The Hill Times that the Liberal government's task force to address passport processing delays—of which she is co-chair—is working 'day in and day out' to resolve issues. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Jul 11, 2022 • NACC in the News

July 11, 2022, The Hill Times – Travel and tourism advocates call for changes to ArriveCAN app as busy summer months set in

The Hill Times article is viewable here With chaos plaguing Canada’s airports, advocacy organizations are urging the federal government to either improve or completely ditch an app intended to facilitate travel, which they criticize as adding to excessive delays for travellers. “The ArriveCAN app is causing quite a bit of grief,” said Wendy Paradis, president […]

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