Articles tagged “air canada”

Air Canada President: Business Class Customers Don’t Like Surprises

Air Canada's Ben Smith is right. Air Canada's newish international business class is at least as good as first class was a decade or two ago. That's probably why travelers who fly it tend to rave about it.

1 month ago

Air Canada Profits Rise on Lower Fuel Costs

Lower fuel and oil costs have a very direct impact on the travel industry, raising profits for airlines but lowering the number of hotel stays for oil company employees and executives.

6 months ago

5 Travel Brands Winning on Social Media for the Week Ending December 13, 2014

With only a few weeks left before 2014 ends, travel brands are already seeing a rise in activity on Twitter. Hopefully, airlines and hotels have been able to staff their Twitter social media care teams with enough relief.

2 years ago

5 Travel Brands Winning on Social Media for the Week Ending December 6, 2014

Aligning the brand message with the meaning of home and the feeling of belonging during the holidays is like a gift that gives back.

2 years ago

Air Canada Bets on Listicles and Badges to Engage Frequent Flyers

The idea of an frequent flyer community coming together to share travel tips and engage in good-natured competition is a lofty concept; however, we wouldn't bet on these busy executives investing substantial time and energy toward connecting or creating on the Air Canada platform.

2 years ago

5 Travel Brands Winning on Social Media for the Week Ending October 3, 2014

Travel brands that cultivate a place for fans to express their enthusiasm for their goods and services or connect with other like-minded fans will be rewarded.

2 years ago

WestJet’s New Fee for the First Checked Bag Is Good News for Air Canada

A smart Air Canada would offer the bags for a bit cheaper than WestJet, but we'll see how smart they are.

2 years ago

Brands Target LGBT Travelers on YouTube

A little humor and pride goes a long way with the growing demographic of LGBT travelers.

2 years ago

Venezuela May Have a Deal That Will Keep Airlines From Fleeing

We don't see Venezuela's current government as being capable of keeping airlines around.

2 years ago

5 Travel Brands Winning Social Media Week Ending May 23, 2014

While photos and hashtags are still worthy forms of social media currency, customer service is proving to gain more value for airlines.

2 years ago

WestJet May Bid on DCA Slots As Challenge To Air Canada Grows

Founded as an airline catering to leisure travelers, WestJet is injecting additional competition to transborder services between Canada and the U.S., and with expanded schedules will attract more business travelers.

3 years ago

Low-Cost Carrier WestJet Launches Fares with Premium Perks

Branded fares, such as WestJet's new Plus option, have really caught on among airlines globally, giving leisure and business travelers more choice in the services they want to pay for.

3 years ago