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May 9, 2024 • News Releases

National Airlines Council of Canada participates in National Air Accessibility Summit

Ottawa, ON, May 9, 2024 – Jeff Morrison, President and CEO of the National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC), which represents Canada’s largest air carriers (Air Canada, Air Transat, Jazz Aviation LP and WestJet), issued the following statement regarding today’s National Air Accessibility Summit: “Members of the National Airlines Council of Canada are committed to […]

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Mar 18, 2024 • News Releases

Aviation industry acknowledges announcement of planned National Air Accessibility Summit

Ottawa, ON, March 18, 2024 – The National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC), which represents Canada’s largest passenger airlines, today acknowledged the announcement by the Government of Canada of a planned National Air Accessibility Summit, to be held May 9, 2024. NACC’s member airlines are committed to increasing the accessibility of air travel for persons […]

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Feb 6, 2024 • News Releases

Aviation industry calls on Liberal government to incentivize Canadian production of Sustainable Aviation Fuels in Budget 2024

Ottawa, ON, February 6, 2024 – Canada’s sustainable aviation ecosystem, including airlines, airport authorities, aerospace manufacturers, and industry groups, have written to Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland seeking bold action in Budget 2024 to incentivize the Canadian production of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF). SAF is a low carbon alternative to conventional jet fuel; SAF usage is […]

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Nov 22, 2023 • News Releases

Canada’s Airlines React to the Fall Economic Statement (FES) – A Missed Opportunity

Ottawa, ON, November 22, 2023 – The National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC), which represents Canada’s largest passenger airlines, today expressed its disappointment that the Fall Economic Statement did not contain specific measures to incentivize the production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in Canada.  Although the Statement contained some commitments to support the “clean economy”, […]

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Apr 6, 2023 • News Releases

National Airlines Council of Canada’s Statement on Passenger Accessibility – April 2023

Ottawa, ON, April 6, 2023 – 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 regarding its commitment to passenger accessibility: “The members of the National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC) jointly commit to taking steps to improve accessibility […]

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Mar 14, 2023 • News Releases

Canada’s airlines respond to announcement by Minister Alghabra of additional funding to the Canadian Transportation Agency

Ottawa, ON, March 14, 2023 – Jeff Morrison, President and CEO of the National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC), which represents Canada’s largest air carriers (Air Canada, Air Transat, Jazz Aviation LP and WestJet), issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement by the Government of Canada of additional funding for the Canadian Transportation Agency: “Today’s […]

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