16
Feb
2009

Air Canada baffles me. They have been very innovative (for better or worse) in pushing the a-la-carte model of airfare, but when presented with some seemingly simple opportunities to collect a few bucks, they decline. What I’m talking about...

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Categorized in: Air Canada, airport lounges

Upgraded: Hassles for the obese Canadian traveler Canada’s Supreme Court ruled recently that obese passengers could not be forced to buy a second seat. The court reaffirmed the Department of Transport’s “one person, one...

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29
Oct
2008

Reader Vince sends in this photo and asks what it really means: Just got back from a trip on Air Canada and I think they may be setting it up to start charging passengers for inflight entertainment. Before your VOD starts it says “You...

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13
Mar
2007
Posted by: Mark Ashley

Like flying? A lot? Really, really a lot? Like Canada? Like the idea of going through American immigration in Canada? Have I got a deal for you… Air Canada is rolling out all-you-can-fly fare passes for 3 and 6-month periods. The fares...

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Categorized in: Air Canada
24
Dec
2006
Posted by: Mark Ashley

Upgrade: Travel Better is officially taking a few days off. May your holidays be good ones, and may you maintain that slim and sexy figure you’ve had for so long, despite the end-of-year gluttony. If you’re stuck at an airport, thanks...

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Categorized in: Air Canada, travel
31
Oct
2006

Back in April, Air Canada introduced $20 discount for passengers who agreed 1) not to make any changes to their itinerary and 2) not to check any luggage. Now, the airline is expanding the “Go Discount” program, making the calculation...

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