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Air Canada has made it back in the news and yet again it’s anything but positive as they bumped a minor of 15 years off a flight from Toronto to Halifax, leaving him stranded for a full day (and night).

AC BumpingThe boy was dropped off by a relative at Winnipeg Airport where he got on a connecting flight to Halifax via Toronto which is where things got a little out of control. [click to continue…]

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Air Canada passengers who were waiting to fly back home from Manchester, UK to Toronto found themselves stranded for two days after their aircraft developed a technical malfunction and the flight crew exceeding duty time limits on the second attempt to fly.

AC ManchesterThe passengers first boarded after a two-hour delay, then sat on the tarmac for the next five hours after which the flight was cancelled. [click to continue…]

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It seems that Air Canada had a rough night at Japan’s Narita airport this past Sunday night that ended in the flight to Vancouver canceled and the irline telling affected passengers to effectively go “pound sand”.

Vancouver Sun Air Canada passengers told to sleep in baggage area in Tokyo Hotel during 24-hour delay

The airline first claimed that there was a weather related delay and then that due to airport curfew the flight would be canceled, although they were told at the airport that the crew had timed out. [click to continue…]

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Air Canada Aeroplan sent out an email yesterday advertising economy return awards to Europe starting at just 24,000 miles this summer. Sounds good, right?

Air Canada Aeroplan Europe Summer 2016 Promo

Well. This is nowhere near as good deal as it may sound due to very high scam surcharges that Air Canada/Aeroplan assesses on awards issues on Air Canada flights. You may end up saving very little or nothing at all. [click to continue…]