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Air Canada, WestJet latest airlines to drop social distancing

The news comes after the IATA called last month for an end to in-flight physical distancing rules, proposing a range of more economical measures.

Air Canada reportedly looking to bail on Transat deal

The flag carrier had originally announced plans to acquire Air Transat, the country's third largest airline, in May 2019. An offer was subsequently made at C$13 per share, or an all-cash bid of C$520 million.

Air Canada launches ‘abridged’ summer schedule

The company says that it has shed nearly 95 per cent of its service over the course of the COVID-19 crisis, and has been left flying to less than half of previous destinations.

Monday updates: Air Canada cuts 20,000 staff

Air Canada is set to axe 20,000 out of 38,000 roles within the next three weeks, according to a leaked memo to employees from one of the airline's most senior executives.

Thursday airline updates: Ethiopian considering rescue of smaller African airlines

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, has stated it is ready to rescue other airlines within the continent including the failing South African Airways. This comes despite Ethiopian having its own difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chief executive Tewolde GebreMariam has also stated he wants to rescue Air Mauritius, which has gone into

Tuesday airline updates: Air Canada expects 3-year recovery

Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinescu has dramatically announced the world is living through “the darkest period ever in commercial aviation”.

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