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Jun 14, 2022 • News Releases

Canada’s Major Airlines Respond to Changes to Vaccination Requirements Impacting Air Travel

Ottawa, June 14, 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 changes by the Government of Canada to vaccination requirements impacting air travel: “Canada’s major airlines view today’s […]

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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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Nov 19, 2021 • News Releases

Major Airlines Acknowledge Government’s First Step Toward Elimination of PCR Pre-Departure Test for Fully Vaccinated Travellers

Ottawa, November 19, 2021 – Mike McNaney, 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 in response to today’s announcement that beginning November 30 the federal government will no longer require fully vaccinated Canadian […]

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Oct 26, 2021 • News Releases

Canada’s Major Airlines Welcome Re-Appointment of Hon. Omar Alghabra as Minister of Transport

Ottawa, October 26, 2021 – Mike McNaney, President and CEO of the National Airlines Council of Canada, which represents Canada’s largest national and international carriers (Air Canada, Air Transat, Jazz Aviation and WestJet), issued the following statement in response to today’s re-appointment of the Honourable Omar Alghabra as Minister of Transport in the new federal […]

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