Jun 1, 2022 • NACC in the News

June 1, 2022, Financial Post – Canada’s Flair Airlines keeps license after meeting country’s ownership rules

Original article is available here Canada’s Flair Airlines meets the country’s ownership rules, the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) said on Wednesday, ending uncertainty over whether the budget airline can continue to fly. The agency, which ensures Canada’s carriers are majority-controlled by Canadians, questioned in March whether Alberta-based Flair met the country’s ownership requirements because of […]

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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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Nov 22, 2021 • NACC in the News

November 22, 2021, Pax News – Ottawa is “trying to solve one problem by creating another”: Industry reacts to nixing PCR tests for short trips

Click here for the original article While the federal government’s plan to allow fully vaccinated Canadians to return home without having to show a negative molecular (PCR) test for short trips is a positive step, it does not go far enough to help rebuild an industry devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic, says the Canadian Travel and Tourism Roundtable. […]

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Nov 21, 2021 • NACC in the News

November 21, 2021, Travel Industry Today – YOU CAN’T PLEASE EVERYONE: Border changes fall short

Click here for the original article Ottawa is effectively installing “one-way” signs along the road to the Canada-US border, critics complained Friday as the federal government promised to stop requiring costly COVID-19 tests to enter the country – but only for Canadian citizens and permanent residents returning from short-term visits. As of Nov. 30, fully […]

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