Valius Venckunas

Air Canada blames government for massive losses

As the Canadian flag carrier Air Canada announced a massive loss for its second quarter of 2020, it pointed fingers at its own government, blaming it for the lackluster demand....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Air Canada raises additional capital to bolster cash positions

With little hope that the current crisis will end soon, Air Canada has opted to raise more cash in order to further improve its liquidity, announced the Canadian company....


AeroNewsX

Air Canada CEO pleads for lighter travel restrictions

The Chief Executive of Air Canada, Calin Rovinescu, has called on the Canadian government to ease travel restrictions in Canada, so that the airline can “do some reasonable amounts of business.”Th...


AeroNewsX

Air Canada to use business class-only A319s on commercial routes

Air Canada Jetz has announced that the airline plans to commence commercial passenger operations on June 1, 2020, with flights from Toronto (YYZ) to Montreal (YUL) and from Toronto (YYZ) to Ottawa (YO...


AeroTime Team

Air Canada’s Dreamliner embarks from Sydney to Toronto non-stop

Air Canada is flying directly from Sydney (Australia) to Toronto (Canada) on April 27, 2020. Covering some 15,552 kilometers (9,812 miles), the flight AC7214 is one of the longest ones on the airline’s route map. But is it a record-breaker?...


AeroTime Team

Air Canada suspends remaining routes towards United States

Air Canada announced the suspension of its last remaining flights towards the United States due to the restrictions imposed to fight the coronavirus epidemic. The change is coming in force starting from April 21, 2020....


AeroTime Team

Air Canada waves goodbye to its very first Airbus A320 C-FDQQ

In January 1990, Air Canada welcomed its very first Airbus A320. Now, thirty years later, the airliner (registration number C-FDQQ), which reached the Canadian carrier by chance, embarked on its last flight from Montreal to a storage facility in Marana....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Despite no 737 MAX, Air Canada reported record revenue levels

Despite the 737 MAX groundings costing Air Canada 25% of narrow-body capacity through the year, the Canadian airline announced record-breaking revenue results....


AeroTime Team

Air Canada Boeing 767 returns to Madrid amid engine scare

Air Canada Flight AC837 was scheduled to depart from Madrid (Spain) for Toronto (Canada) on February 3, 2020. But during the take-off, the Boeing 767 aircraft encountered technical problems. This was the beginning of an eerie four-hour Madrid-Madrid flight for the 128 passengers and eight crew on board.  ...


Rytis Beresnevicius

Halloween special: Top 5 scariest aviation close calls

While throughout history aviation got more comfortable and safer, on some occasions, that comfort and safety were almost thrown out the window. These are some of the scariest near-accidents that happened in the skies....