Airlines

Canada’s Best Rewards Credit Cards 2018

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Canada’s Best Travel Credit Cards 2018

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Canada’s Best No-Fee Credit Cards 2018

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What changes to the WestJet Rewards program mean for you

WestJet, the second-largest airline in Canada, announced today it’s making changes to the popular WestJet Rewards program. Although there is a minor devaluation for entry-level users, overall the changes enhance WestJet’s loyalty program by offering users more perks and rewards. This is an inte ...

What WestJet Rewards program changes mean for you

WestJet, the second-largest airline in Canada, announced today it’s making changes to the popular WestJet Rewards program. Although there is a minor devaluation for entry-level users, overall the changes enhance WestJet’s loyalty program by offering users more perks and rewards. This is an inte ...

Global election preview

The next few months will be critical for several countries as they hold elections that could either significantly change their leadership or endorse the status quo. In this blog, I preview the choices ahead for Japan, Brazil and the U.S. Japan: Is a “new era” ahead? On September 20, there will ...

Lisee and Couillard talk transportation on the Quebec campaign trail

MONTREAL — Transport rolled onto the scene of the Quebec election campaign on Saturday as two of the main party leaders promised to help travellers get around if elected. Speaking at a small airport in Baie-Comeau, Parti Quebecois Leader Jean-Francois Lisee took aim at Air Canada, promising to e ...

Air Canada says mobile app breach may affect up to 20,000 customers

MONTREAL — Air Canada says 20,000 customers may have had their personal information improperly accessed due to a breach in its mobile app, prompting a lock-down on all 1.7 million accounts until consumers change their passwords. The airline says it detected unusual login activity last week and tr ...

Air Canada, WestJet raising checked baggage fee

MONTREAL—Many Canadians will be forced to spend a little more to travel after Air Canada and WestJet Airlines Ltd. said they are increasing fees for passengers to check their bags. The country’s two largest airlines are raising the fee for the first checked bag to $30 from $25, and for the seco ...

Air Canada buys Aeroplan: What does it mean for your points?

After announcing that it was parting ways with the loyalty program come 2020 more than a year ago, Air Canada, along with TD, CIBC, and Visa, have said they will buy Aeroplan for $450 million. What happens to Aeroplan members’ hard-earned points, and what will the program look like with Air Canad ...