Monthly Archives: June 2015

Porter Airlines Inc. agrees to pay $150,000 for allegedly violating Canada’s anti-spam law

Porter Airlines Inc. agrees to pay $150,000 for allegedly violating Canada’s anti-spam law

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that Porter Airlines Inc. has agreed to pay $150,000 as part of an undertaking for alleged violations of Canada’s anti-spam legislation. Once made aware of the investigation by the CRTC, Porter Airlines was cooperative and immediately took corrective actions to comply with the legislation. An investigation launched by the CRTC’s Chief…

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American Express Membership Rewards 25% Transfer Bonus to British Airways Avios – Ends September 30, 2015

American Express Membership Rewards 25% Transfer Bonus to British Airways Avios – Ends September 30, 2015

Through September 30, 2015, transfers from American Express Canada Membership Rewards Points to British Airways Avios will be at a 1:1.25 ratio. This means instead of transferring 25,000 Reward Points you will get 31,250 – quite a nice savings. With flights starting at just 4.5K Avios in coach and 9K Avios for a lie-flat business seat there are some real steals…

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WestJet announces service to London Gatwick

WestJet announces service to London Gatwick

WestJet announced it has selected London, England as the first transatlantic destination from Canada for its wide-body Boeing 767-300 aircraft. Service from Canada to London will be through London Gatwick. “This news marks the next phase in the international portion of our strategic plan,” said Bob Cummings, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Commercial. “WestJet is at the right scale to make this…

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