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Women in aviation: Why a diverse workforce is necessary to drive tech innovation
By Jill Menze | March 18, 2019
At the Aviation Summit 2019, four female airline CIOs discussed how having more women in leadership roles is critical to driving advancements in technology. Read More
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Online travel agency and distribution titans lead inaugural Hall Of Fame
Online travel agency and distribution titans lead inaugural Hall Of Fame
By PhocusWire | November 19, 2018
Travelocity founding vice chairman Jim Hornthal and Air Canada distribution chief Al Lenza were inducted into the Phocuswright Hall Of Fame last week. Read More
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Air Canada admits app security breach could hit thousands of passenger profiles
By Linda Fox | August 30, 2018
Air Canada says about 1% of its 1.7 million app users may be affected by last week's data breach Read More
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Canada blockchain ID system test
Canada tests blockchain-based ID system for international travel
By Mitra Sorrells | January 30, 2018
The Canadian government is designing a project between its country and the Netherlands to test a new model for airport screening and security that uses biometrics, cryptography and distributed ledger... Read More
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Paysafe, Airbnb and other news briefs today...
By PhocusWire | December 4, 2017
In our latest wrap-up of news in brief: Ethiopian Airlines on PaySafe; Air Canada opts for Flyiin; SiteMinder unites with Cloud-Hotel; Airbnb launches split bookings. Read More
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Emotional breakdown - how Air Canada uses AI to improve customer relationships
Emotional breakdown - how Air Canada uses AI to improve customer relationships
By Marisa Garcia | November 27, 2017
Air Canada has lately been making bold leaps forward on mobile and artificial intelligence with applications aimed to refine the airline’s customer relationships. tnooz spoke with Mark Nasr, Air Ca Read More
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Air Canada looks to growth as it partners with Amadeus
Air Canada looks to growth as it partners with Amadeus
By Marisa Garcia | October 9, 2017
Air Canada is to implement the Amadeus Altéa Suite passenger service system as well as other Amadeus IT solutions including Anytime Merchandising, preparing it for IATA’s new distribution capability. Read More
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Sabre CEO wants to lead the pack in the march toward an NDC world
Sabre CEO wants to lead the pack in the march toward an NDC world
By Michele McDonald | October 4, 2017
The CEO of Sabre Corp. declared that the company will be the leader in the industry’s development of distribution and retailing solutions that leverage IATA’s NDC standard. Sabre issued a press sta Read More
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Air Canada to replace Aeroplan with its own loyalty program in 2020
Air Canada to replace Aeroplan with its own loyalty program in 2020
By Michele McDonald | May 15, 2017
Air Canada confirmed that it will launch its own loyalty program in 2020 when its exclusive contract with Aimia, the owner of Aeroplan, expires. Aimia, a data-driven marketing and loyalty analytics Read More
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Full content agreements for airline distribution live to fight another day
Full content agreements for airline distribution live to fight another day
By Michele McDonald | March 23, 2017
Several major airlines, including Lufthansa, Air Canada and American Airlines, were unsuccessful in their recent attempt to bring the GDS "full content agreement" closer to a demise. The carriers h Read More
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Air Canada creates crowdfunding platform for cash-strapped passengers
Air Canada creates crowdfunding platform for cash-strapped passengers
By Kevin May | July 22, 2016
Perhaps trying to live up to their reputation as being the nice folk of North America, Air Canada has developed a way for people to attract donations for their trips. The idea behind Embarq is that Read More
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SOS alert to the travel industry! Tap the brakes on your Apple Watch investments
SOS alert to the travel industry! Tap the brakes on your Apple Watch investments
By Glenn Gruber | April 7, 2015
The allure of Shiny Object Syndrome (SOS) is strong. And whether it be "a-loo-minium" or gold, Apple’s Watch is very shiny. We’re at a very interesting time with Apple Watch, about halfway between Read More
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United, British Airways, and other airlines expand NDC tests of dynamic packaging
United, British Airways, and other airlines expand NDC tests of dynamic packaging
By Sean O'Neil | March 16, 2015
New technology is enabling dynamic airfare packaging, such as a bundled offer of an airline seat and a bottle of champagne for a single price. But airlines are still figuring out the practicalities of Read More
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Air Canada has a United Breaks Guitars moment as luggage clip goes viral
Air Canada has a United Breaks Guitars moment as luggage clip goes viral
By Kevin May | April 22, 2014
[video_popup width="805" height="454" video_link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgDizh4DMno" video_image_link="https://www.tnooz.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/air-canada-bag.jpg"] The United Bre Read More
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Air Canada closes in on WestJet - Top Canada travel websites, September 2013
Air Canada closes in on WestJet - Top Canada travel websites, September 2013
By PhocusWire | October 14, 2013
WestJet has lost some of its lead to rival carrier Air Canada in the latest chart of leading Canada travel websites. Air Canada gained 1.25% market share between August and September as WestJet man Read More
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