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Jun 4, 2021 • News Releases

North American Airlines Push for Restart of Canada – US Transborder Aviation Market

Ottawa, June 4, 2021 – The industry organizations representing North America’s major airlines today called on the Canadian government to release a clear plan for the restart of the Canada – U.S. aviation transborder market, that includes exempting fully vaccinated passengers from quarantine. In a joint letter to senior Canadian Ministers, Mike McNaney President and […]

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May 27, 2021 • News Releases

Canada’s Major Airlines Welcome Report Released by Health Canada Calling for Major Changes to Travel and Border Measures

Ottawa, May 27, 2021 – Mike McNaney, President and CEO of the National Airlines Council of Canada, which represents Canada’s largest carriers (Air Canada, Air Transat, Jazz Aviation and WestJet), issued the following statement in response to the report released today by the Federal Government’s COVID-19 Testing and Screening Expert Advisory Panel: “The report by […]

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May 11, 2021 • News Releases

Statement by National Airlines Council on Government Announcement of Support for Canada’s Airports

Ottawa, May 11, 2021 – Mike McNaney, President and CEO of the National Airlines Council of Canada, which represents Canada’s largest carriers (Air Canada, Air Transat, Jazz Aviation and WestJet), issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement from the federal government of funding programs to support Canada’s airports. “Today’s announcement provides further details […]

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Feb 12, 2021 • News Releases

Government Announces Date for New Covid-19 Testing and Quarantine Measures for Air Passengers

Ottawa, February 12, 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 announcement by the federal government that new quarantine and testing upon arrival measures will […]

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