AIR CANADA

  • Air Canada to launch Delhi flights from November April 17, 2015

    Toronto: After a gap of almost a decade, Air Canada will resume direct flights between Toronto and Delhi from this winter season, its chief told Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The airline's President and CEO, Calin Rovinescu, met the Prime Minister at his meeting with business leaders and informed him about the...
  • Air Canada plane leaves runway, 23 injured March 30, 2015

    Air Canada officials said they will cooperate with authorities to find out why a jet carrying 133 passengers and five crew members left the runway as it tried to land on Sunday. ...
  • Air Canada plane leaves runway on 'abrupt' landing, 25 injured March 29, 2015

    Halifax: An Air Canada plane made an "abrupt" landing and left the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, and officials said on Sunday that 25 people were taken to a hospital for observation and treatment of minor injuries. The airline said a preliminary count showed Flight AC624 from Toronto...
  • Needle found in sandwich on Air Canada flight August 1, 2012

    Toronto: A passenger on a domestic Air Canada flight found a sewing needle in a catered sandwich, prompting authorities to investigate the bizarre incident. The needle was found in a sandwich served to a passenger on Monday on a flight from Victoria, British Columbia, to Toronto. Air Canada said that it...
  • Canada: Sleepy pilot makes plane dive; 16 hurt April 17, 2012

    Toronto: A sleepy Air Canada pilot who mistakenly believed his jet was about to crash into a US military plane forced a sudden dive that caused 16 injuries among passengers and crew on a transatlantic flight, a report says. The Transportation Safety Board report released on Monday describes the 46 seconds...
  • Air Canada CEO quits as airline faces bankruptcy March 31, 2009

    Toronto: Air Canada president and CEO Montie Brewer suddenly resigned on Monday as the world's 11th largest airline struggles with a deepening financial crisis. Calin Rovinescu, a lawyer by profession, was appointed as the new president and CEO by the Montrealbased airline. An American, Brewer headed Canada's national carrier for five years....
  • Pilot locked out of the cockpit! September 1, 2006

    Ottawa: The pilot of a Canadian airliner who went to the washroom during a flight found himself locked out of the cockpit, forcing the crew to remove the door from its hinges to let him back in, the airline said Wednesday. The incident occurred aboard a flight from Ottawa to Winnipeg...