Air Canada

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News / Technology
Hopper adds Air Canada as first airline partner for Hopper Cloud
By Derek Catron | August 16, 2023
For a fee, travelers can add Hopper-powered “Cancel for Any Reason” to eligible non-refundable fare types booked on the Air Canada website.   Read More
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News / Distribution
Air Canada and Sabre reach distribution and retailing agreement
By Linda Fox | June 14, 2023
The partnership means Sabre-connected travel agents will be able to access Air Canada's NDC content in the coming months. Read More
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News / Distribution
Airlines' NDC plans complicate travel advisor efforts
By Robert Silk – Travel Weekly | May 3, 2023
Analysts say that the hullabaloo over American is distracting from how airlines’ move to lean heavily on NDC-enabled technology is making flight shopping more difficult for travel advisors. Read More
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News / Distribution
Air Canada launches diverse NDC approach to distribution
By Linda Fox | April 19, 2023
The airline's new distribution strategy will enable travel agents to access Air Canada inventory in a number of ways, including building their own connections, partnering with third-party technology... Read More
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News / Distribution
Air Canada enables access to NDC content through Amadeus
By Mitra Sorrells | April 6, 2023
Air Canada will use Altéa NDC, Amadeus’ IT solution, to display enhanced content and offers. Read More
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News / Online
United announces sustainable flight fund
By Kathryn Walson | February 22, 2023
United and its inaugural partners – Air Canada, Boeing, GE Aerospace, JPMorgan Chase and Honeywell – provided the initial investment of more then $100 million. Read More
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News / Technology
Airlines urged to carefully consider carbon offset programs
By Linda Fox | September 29, 2022
Carbon offsetting programs are increasingly getting called out for how cheap they are and questioned on their efficacy - or, in some cases, existence. Read More
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News / Technology
How digital health passes bring biometrics in aviation much closer
By Linda Fox | April 7, 2021
Progress in facial recognition technology and reduced development costs are bringing seamless travel a step closer. Read More
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News / Distribution
Investors on travel survivors, pent-up demand and bailouts
By Linda Fox | April 2, 2020
Seeking Alpha asked some of its marketplace authors to comment on the outlook for travel stocks, the likelihood of travel returning to pre-coronavirus levels and the segments that might come... Read More
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Opinion / Online
Transactional emails in travel: The good, the bad and the ugly
By Matt Harris - Dyspatch | April 19, 2019
Once consumers have booked a trip, the likelihood of receiving a really bad transactional email at some point between booking and departure is far too high.  Read More
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News / Technology
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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News / Online
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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News / Technology
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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News / Technology
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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Notated News / Technology
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