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CALGARY - WestJet (TSX:WJA) announced today that it will integrate a temporary fuel surcharge into the base price of its domestic fares in response to the dramatic increase in the cost of fuel. During the first five months of 2005, the price of a barrel of crude had increased approximately 38% over the first five months of 2004.
A tourism booster is accusing Air Canada of "double dipping" by slapping on a fuel tax surcharge. St.John's Councillor Dennis O'Keefe says the airline already increased its fares a few years ago to cover rising fuel costs.
Mississauga - Cargojet announced their successful recertification of their ISO 9001:2000 Quality Standard Accreditation, for the sixth consecutive year. Cargojet is the only air cargo carrier in Canada with this accreditation.
MONTREAL - Air Canada today announced that in response to record high fuel prices, it is adjusting fares to reflect additional operating costs. The fare increase applies to all fare types including published, web and other special fares for travel on Air Canada, Air Canada Jazz and Air Canada codeshare flights within Canada.
CALGARY - WestJet (TSX:WJA) today announced its Board of Directors has approved the purchase of two additional Boeing Next-Generation 737-600 aircraft by converting two purchase options with Boeing into firm deliveries. The 737-600 aircraft are scheduled to be delivered in August 2006.
An industry giant, Curtis Pitts, passed away yesterday sending shockwaves throughout the aviation community. He will be deeply missed by all.
The Ozark ‘Curtis Pitts Fly-In’ will continue as scheduled in his honor, with the event being held October 7th, 8th and 9th. Please say a prayer for our friend and his family.
Vancouver - Harmony Airways announces aggressive steps in its ongoing growth as a Vancouver-based airline.
MONTREAL - Air Canada said today that it had reached a tentative agreement with the Air Canada Pilots Association (ACPA) on costs and other related issues relating to the introduction of the new Boeing wide- body aircraft in the fleet. The agreement with ACPA is subject to ratification by the union membership.
ACE Aviation Holdings Inc., owner of Canada's largest airline, expects to raise as much as C$287.5 million ($231.1 million) from the planned sale of a 15 percent stake in its Aeroplan customer-rewards program.