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Today, 6:37 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 1,608
Posted By Adam Smith

I'm game for a Friday night flight, as I suspect...

I'm game for a Friday night flight, as I suspect is my wife, but if you're willing to go flying another time and there are out-of-towners looking to get up in the air with you, also happy to wait my...
Today, 6:35 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By Adam Smith

AC doesn't disclose profitability of any one...

AC doesn't disclose profitability of any one route. Its financial disclosures talk about domestic, TB, TATL, TPAC, and "other" categories, then make a few high-level comments about what has driven...
Today, 2:31 pm
Replies: 305
Views: 27,034
Posted By Adam Smith

Not at all. Onex wouldn't associate themselves...

Not at all. Onex wouldn't associate themselves with something like that. If they wanted TS to combine with WS, they would have just done it themselves.
Today, 1:45 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 995
Posted By Adam Smith

This contest is a random draw, essentially a...

This contest is a random draw, essentially a lottery. There are likely legal/regulatory reasons that keep them from allowing non-residents to participate. That's very different from EYW, which is a...
Today, 1:42 pm
Replies: 305
Views: 27,034
Posted By Adam Smith

Shareholder approval wasn't a key risk, but there...

Shareholder approval wasn't a key risk, but there were likely still some merger arbitrage funds that had bought expecting a bit of a pop after the approval. Not getting it, they may have decided to...
Today, 12:07 pm
Replies: 2,165
Views: 144,790
Posted By Adam Smith

And perhaps note that you know people who have...

And perhaps note that you know people who have received $500 for exactly the same flight.
Today, 12:05 pm
Replies: 305
Views: 27,034
Posted By Adam Smith

Shocking: a cash deal at a massive premium to...

Shocking: a cash deal at a massive premium to where the share price was previously trading won out vs... nothing but hot air from PKP, Mach, etc.
Today, 10:06 am
Replies: 2,165
Views: 144,790
Posted By Adam Smith

Did you report it during the flight? Standard for...

Did you report it during the flight? Standard for that type of route has been $500, so that seems off.
Today, 9:55 am
Replies: 17
Views: 995
Posted By Adam Smith

Did you even read the press release? "Air Canada...

Did you even read the press release? "Air Canada also confirmed that Aeroplan Members' Miles will be honoured on a one-to-one basis in Air Canada's new loyalty program when it launches next year, in...
Today, 9:43 am
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By Adam Smith

It's really not about capacity, it's about demand...

It's really not about capacity, it's about demand and willingness to pay for the premium product offered by mainline.

The only non-stop service from North America to ZAG is rouge and TS, which is...
Today, 7:25 am
Replies: 17
Views: 995
Posted By Adam Smith

[/left] Aimia is long gone: Air Canada...

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Aimia is long gone: Air Canada Completes Acquisition of Aeroplan Loyalty Business (https://aircanada.mediaroom.com/2019-01-10-Air-Canada-Completes-Acquisition-of-Aeroplan-Loyalty-Business)...
Today, 7:17 am
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By Adam Smith

That's not what AC has said. They've said they...

That's not what AC has said. They've said they intend to keep the Transat brand. There will undoubtedly be some coordination/rationalization/efficiencies (e.g. they might decide to have each route...
Yesterday, 11:03 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 995
Posted By Adam Smith

I went to go check this out and look what I got: ...

I went to go check this out and look what I got:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/960x1530/20190823_000058_5c6421afc414aa2b3babd6adb26133db244b90b7.jpg

Classic!
Yesterday, 5:38 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By Adam Smith

And did he inform AC? If this was a round-trip...

And did he inform AC? If this was a round-trip ticket and he no-showed YHZ-YQM, they may have cancelled his return.
Yesterday, 1:14 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By Adam Smith

The AC call centre can definitely ticket things...

The AC call centre can definitely ticket things like this. The question is whether it will price out reasonably. AC frequently has trouble pricing partner segments reasonably. Whether it's an issue...
Aug 21, 19, 6:23 am
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By Adam Smith

Correct. Hard to say at this point which layout...

Correct. Hard to say at this point which layout you'll get when you fly.



Correct, essentially. This cabin has been the standard on the 787s since they were introduced about 5 years ago.
Aug 19, 19, 11:45 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 1,608
Posted By Adam Smith

​Good point.​​​​​​ Know anyone out there looking...

​Good point.​​​​​​ Know anyone out there looking for a finance guy? ;)



A colleague of mine grew up in YXY (or it may have been YZF), but after being in BOG a couple of years, he struggles with...
Aug 19, 19, 8:34 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 1,608
Posted By Adam Smith

I've updated the wiki for those who can't or...

I've updated the wiki for those who can't or didn't feel like it. Nice to see a good group is building.



Yhztraveller, it took me a while to get around to trying it. Apologies for the lack of...
Aug 19, 19, 4:54 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By Adam Smith

Exactly. AC's last statement on it was when they...

Exactly. AC's last statement on it was when they released their Q1 results, when they said the refurbishment would "begin in late 2019 for completion in the first half of 2020". Early May seems like...
Aug 18, 19, 12:03 am
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By Adam Smith

EF shows TK connecting to anything in YUL has MCT...

EF shows TK connecting to anything in YUL has MCT of 2 hours.

I don't know whether that's related to TK's OTP, immigration issues typically experienced by TK's customers, or what.
Aug 17, 19, 10:46 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By Adam Smith

In normal circumstances, you can do this...

In normal circumstances, you can do this ("upfare" the ticket).

But if this was part of a group purchase, it may be more difficult. Do you have access to the detailed fare rules for your booking?...
Aug 16, 19, 10:58 pm
Replies: 1,644
Views: 55,840
Posted By Adam Smith

It was memorably distasteful.

It was memorably distasteful.
Aug 16, 19, 10:31 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,625
Posted By Adam Smith

If you go to a comedy show, do you tell the...

If you go to a comedy show, do you tell the audience how the comedian's stories are wrong and people shouldn't be laughing? When you go to an action movie, do you stand up and try to explain to...
Aug 16, 19, 8:50 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,625
Posted By Adam Smith

Air Canada Safety Policies Under Fire After AC568...

Air Canada Safety Policies Under Fire After AC568 Crash

Victims of today's crash of Air Canada flight 568 are calling for a thorough review of the airline's safety policies after it was revealed...
Aug 16, 19, 6:33 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 1,608
Posted By Adam Smith

^ I've taken the liberty of adding your name to...

^ I've taken the liberty of adding your name to the wiki.
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