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Friday, March 20, 2020

COVID-19: Air Canada lays off more than 5,000 flight attendants

Air Canada is laying off more than 5,000 flight attendants as the airline suspends service due to the coronavirus, a union official has revealed.

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Aeroplan adjusts loyalty program in response to COVID-19

Aeroplan is making changes to its loyalty program to offer members more flexibility during the COVID-19 outbreak, PAX has learned.

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Ottawa working with Air Canada, WestJet to repatriate Canadians; border to close Friday night

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is working with Air Canada and WestJet on repatriating Canadians that are stranded in destination by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19: Sunwing offers to fly Canadians home for free

Sunwing is offering available seats on its repatriation flights from southern destinations to stranded Canadians, free of charge – including for non-Sunwing customers, the company announced on Thursday (March 19th)

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VIDEO: TTAND celebrates 6 years with birthday bubbles

The Travel Agent Next Door (TTAND) celebrated its sixth birthday on Thursday (March 19th), marking the occasion by releasing a video that would make Canada's Public Health Agency coo.

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COVID-19: Carnival Corp. extends offer to use ships as temporary hospitals

Carnival Corporation has announced that select cruise ships from the company's global cruise line brands will be made available to communities for use as temporary hospitals to help address the escalating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ACV cancels bookings between March 19th & April 30th; full credits to be issued

Given the rapidly evolving situation of COVID-19, all Air Canada Vacations bookings scheduled to depart Canada between March 19th and April 30th, 2020, inclusively, have been cancelled, the company announced in a travel advisory.

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Costa Luminosa with COVID-19 cases, and 77 Canadians on board, docks in France

A trans-Atlantic cruise ship carrying several COVID-19 cases among its passengers and with dozens of Canadians aboard has docked in the French Mediterranean port city of Marseille, the Canadian Press reports.

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COVID-19: An important message from Uguette Chiasson, President of Pax Global Media

Uguette Chiasson, President and CEO at Pax Global Media, addresses the travel industry amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

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