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What happens when Richard Branson loses a bet? For all you billionaire airline entrepreneurs reading this, the answer will be clear: you dress in drag. The Virgin Airlines founder donned a female flight attendant uniform on Sunday after losing a bet with AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes on whose Formula One racing team would win.
The passenger descends from the aircraft; it has been a long journey in planet Earth’s atmosphere. Exhausted, it retires to its futuristic, alien-looking pod for a restful slumber…
As most Canadians are finally warming up and thinking about spring and summer, Canadian tour operators are already thinking fall and winter. Coming out earlier and earlier every year, Sunwing Vacations has recently announced the launch of their new 2013/2014 winter brochure, and as the trend goes, the rest are sure to quickly follow suit.
Last week we promised a progress update on Porter Airlines’ airport runway expansion proposal, pending acceptance by Toronto city council. Yesterday a step in favour of the airline was made at the council’s monthly meeting, when a cornerstone of its agenda, whether or not to allow a corollary review on the plan, was approved by a vote of 29-15.
Canadian based, low-cost carrier WestJet Airlines kicks off two new non-stop routes this week, as service from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Calgary International Airport to Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas take flight.