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Flair launches $50M lawsuit against leasing companies following plane seizures

Flair launches $50M lawsuit against leasing companies following plane seizures

Flair Airlines has filed a $50-million lawsuit against several plane-leasing companies over what it claims were unlawful seizures of four of its aircraft over the weekend.
CP Rail's US$31billion takeover of KCS gains final regulatory approval

CP Rail's US$31billion takeover of KCS gains final regulatory approval

The U.S. rail regulator is giving a green light to Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.'s takeover of Kansas City Southern Railway Co.
Transport minister pledges to close passenger compensation loophole used by airlines

Transport minister pledges to close passenger compensation loophole used by airlines

MONTREAL — Transport Minister Omar Alghabra said Tuesday the federal government will close a loophole that allows airlines to deny customers compensation for cancelled flights.
Cross-border complications just got more complicated for Canadian companies

Cross-border complications just got more complicated for Canadian companies

Expanded U.S. extraterritorial trade regulations threaten to derail Canadian exports, imports
Flair Airlines plane confiscations rattling ultra-low-cost carrier niche

Flair Airlines plane confiscations rattling ultra-low-cost carrier niche

Abruptly having planes repossessed giving passengers pause when booking flights
Opinion: WestJet’s complaint response provides critical corporate lessons

Opinion: WestJet’s complaint response provides critical corporate lessons

WestJet, congratulations on 27 years. Your vibrant teal, competitive rates and world’s friendliest crew had me at hello. Sadly, a flight from Calgary to Vancouver changed things.
Know before you go: Metro Vancouver launching real-time parking pilot program

Know before you go: Metro Vancouver launching real-time parking pilot program

Online real-time parking updates will be coming to Iona Beach and Boundary Bay regional parks.
Flair CEO says bigger rivals 'want us out' as airline scrambles after plane seizures

Flair CEO says bigger rivals 'want us out' as airline scrambles after plane seizures

An aviation expert says the seizure of four Flair Airlines planes over the weekend points to the fierce competition and high demand playing out in the Canadian air travel industry.
'Absolutely ludicrous': Travellers respond to Flair Airlines cancellations, aircraft seizure

'Absolutely ludicrous': Travellers respond to Flair Airlines cancellations, aircraft seizure

"I mean this 100% my family will NEVER book with this company again."
Flair Airlines says four of its aircraft seized in a 'commercial dispute'

Flair Airlines says four of its aircraft seized in a 'commercial dispute'

Passengers travelling with Flair Airlines were "impacted" on Saturday after four of its leased aircraft were seized in Toronto, Edmonton and Waterloo, Ont., in what the company described as a "commercial dispute.