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Allison Lampert

U.S. tentatively approves Delta, WestJet alliance

24 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON/MONTREAL The U.S. Transportation Department said on Friday it had tentatively approved a proposed alliance agreement between Delta Air Lines and Canada's WestJet that is expected to expand travel options between the United States and Canada.

UPDATE 3-Air Canada CEO to retire in February as pandemic roils industry

17 Oct 2020

Oct 16 Air Canada's president and chief executive, Calin Rovinescu, will retire next February after 11 years in the top job, the company said on Friday, as the carrier grapples with historic turmoil in the airline industry triggered by the coronavirus.

Top shareholder in Air Canada, Transat calls revised buyout offer 'reasonable'

14 Oct 2020

MONTREAL The biggest shareholder in Air Canada and Transat A.T. Inc said on Tuesday that AC's revised offer for the Canadian tour operator was "a very reasonable one," given the turmoil in the aviation industry.

Transat shares climb nearly 30% on Air Canada's revised buyout deal

13 Oct 2020

MONTREAL, Oct 13 Shares in Canadian tour operator Transat A.T. Inc jumped as much as 30% on Tuesday after Air Canada's revised offer raised optimism the deal once shaken by the COVID-19 pandemic could be completed.

Quebec's new social gathering curbs risk dragging on as COVID-19 cases rise

09 Oct 2020

MONTREAL Government crackdowns on social gatherings in parts of Quebec, Canada's epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, could drag on longer in hotspots like bars and restaurants, public health experts warned, as COVID-19 hospitalizations have kept rising.

Lopsided COVID-19 border rules cause headaches for busy Canadian factories

08 Oct 2020

MONTREAL/OTTAWA Some Canadian manufacturing executives are complaining that the country's confusing and lopsided exemptions to strict COVID-19 border controls have hurt their sector's competitiveness just as the country faces weaker growth and a resurgence in new infections.

Lopsided COVID-19 border rules cause headaches for busy Canadian factories

08 Oct 2020

MONTREAL/OTTAWA, Oct 8 Some Canadian manufacturing executives are complaining that the country's confusing and lopsided exemptions to strict COVID-19 border controls have hurt their sector's competitiveness just as the country faces weaker growth and a resurgence in new infections.

UPDATE 2-Honeywell cuts business jet deliveries outlook as pandemic hits aviation

07 Oct 2020

MONTREAL, Oct 6 Honeywell Aerospace on Tuesday cut its outlook for business jet deliveries, but held out hope that most future orders would escape the punishing effect of the COVID-19 crisis that has battered the aviation sector.

Quebec's new COVID-19 cases top 1,000; Ontario curbs restaurant, bar capacity

02 Oct 2020

MONTREAL, TORONTO Canada's Quebec province reported more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, as infections mount despite recent efforts aimed at limiting social gatherings blamed for the pick up among residents under the age of 30.

Quebec imposes new curbs, Ontario warns of 'more complex' second wave as COVID-19 cases spike

29 Sep 2020

MONTREAL/TORONTO Quebec on Monday ordered new restrictions on bars and restaurants in coronavirus hot spots, while Ontario's premier warned of a "more complex" second wave, as Canada's two most-populous provinces saw big increases in COVID-19 cases.

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