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by C172YT
Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Cutting 30 Domestic Routes, 8 Stations
Replies: 77
Views: 14090

Air Canada Cutting 30 Domestic Routes, 8 Stations

Air Canada is indefinitely suspending service on 30 domestic routes and closing eight stations: Bathurst (New Brunswick) Wabush (Newfoundland and Labrador) Gaspé (Quebec) Baie Comeau (Quebec) Mont Joli (Quebec) Val d’Or (Quebec) Kingston (Ontario) North Bay (Ontario) Of the eight stations Air Canada...

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by C172YT
Tue May 05, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada announced for Q1 2020 a $1.05B loss + retirement of 79 older aircraft
Replies: 165
Views: 26924

Re: Air Canada to Cut Capacity 75% July-September

crosscheckyyz wrote:
Will AC Cargo want to invest the money to convert the 767s? Is it worth it for the frames?

From yesterday's Q1 earnings call, Air Canada doesn't intend to return to the full-freighter business in the foreseeable future.

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by C172YT
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Government Waives Airport Ground Lease Payments
Replies: 13
Views: 1707

Canadian Government Waives Airport Ground Lease Payments

To support the 21 Airport Authorities in Canada (and PortsToronto, operator of Toronto Billy Bishop), the federal government is temporarily waiving ground lease payments from March until December, 2020. Release Hopefully this will have a positive impact as these facilities navigate significant decli...

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by C172YT
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: westjet adds Dawson Creek to network
Replies: 7
Views: 1444

Re: westjet adds Dawson Creek to network

The launch of Dawson Creek has been pushed back to July 3, 2020. Source - WestJet.

Further to my post above, Central Mountain Air did indeed terminate it's operations from Dawson Creek following WestJet's route announcement. Source

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by C172YT
Fri Mar 13, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Suspends Lethbridge, Medicine Hat
Replies: 27
Views: 5543

Re: Air Canada Suspends Lethbridge, Medicine Hat

shoelessjoe wrote:
They have been using the few remaining DH1s in the fleet to operate these flights - my guess is this corresponds with exit of those last DH1s from the Jazz fleet.

That would make sense - per Air Canada's 2019 year-end update, all six Dash 8-100s are to exit the fleet this year.

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by C172YT
Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Suspends Lethbridge, Medicine Hat
Replies: 27
Views: 5543

Air Canada Suspends Lethbridge, Medicine Hat

Effective April 1, Air Canada will no longer serve Lethbridge and Medicine Hat from Calgary. Lethbridge is currently served three times daily and Medicine Hat twice daily, both with the Dash 8-100 operated by Jazz Aviation. Historically, these flights have been operated on the Dash 8-300 (Jazz Aviat...

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by C172YT
Fri Feb 07, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: westjet adds Dawson Creek to network
Replies: 7
Views: 1444

Re: westjet adds Dawson Creek to network

This is an interesting addition to Link's network, although their number of destinations will be unchanged as Prince George is being to switched to WestJet Encore as of April 26. I wonder what impact this will have on Central Mountain Air's operation; in the case of Lloydminster, CMA exited the sche...

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by C172YT
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2019 statistics
Replies: 207
Views: 32072

Re: Canadian Airports 2019 statistics

Lethbridge Airport (CYQL) handled 104,078 passengers in 2019, up 19% over 2018. This is the first time that Lethbridge has exceeded 100,000 passengers since 1990, and this is nearing the record of 123,000 passengers in 1989
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