AMA Travel: Coronavirus pandemic affecting tourism worldwide

Disney parks are closed, cruises are docked and flights are scaling back: the coronavirus pandemic is affecting tourism worldwide and Canadians are now discouraged from leaving the country. Nikola Berube with AMA Travel joined us to talk about the scope…

WestJet flight bound for London, England turns back to Calgary over ‘landing gear door issue’

Posted February 13, 2020 12:06 am Updated February 13, 2020 12:11 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A WestJet flight headed from Calgary to London, England on Wednesday night was turned…

Friday is Edmonton International Airport’s busiest travel day of the year

Posted December 20, 2019 1:18 pm Updated December 20, 2019 1:20 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Friday, Dec. 20 is forecast to be the busiest day of the year at…

Airport security agents’ union responds to Global News investigation about screening complaints

The union representing airport security agents said their job is “thankless” and re-emphasized that the number of complaints made against agents in Edmonton is minute. Christopher Monette, director of public affairs with Teamsters Canada, spoke in response to a Global…

CATSA app helps holiday air travellers ‘Breeze Through Security’

A lot of air travel happens over the holiday season and the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority is hoping to make the process a little smoother with an app. It’s called CATSA -Breeze Through Security and is available for both…

Air Canada customer service line overwhelmed by calls after launch of new reservation system

After weeks of concerns about it’s new reservation system heading into the holidays, Air Canada‘s customer service phone line stopped taking calls Monday morning. As of 10:30 a.m. MST, a recording on the airline’s customer service phone line said, “Air…

Direct flight to Frankfurt, Germany coming to Edmonton next summer

Another non-stop flight to Europe is being added to the summer schedule at the Edmonton International Airport. The new flight to Frankfurt, Germany with Condor Airlines will begin June 1, 2020 and will operate twice a week — Mondays and…