US China Flights: A trade in barbs

US China Flights

I’m sure we have all heard of the issues surrounding flights between China and the US. On June 3rd, the Trump administration announced a suspension of Chinese-operated flights between the two countries. By June 5th, the stance softened to a limit of 2 flights a week. Here is what happened: COVID During the COVID outbreak, … Read more US China Flights: A trade in barbs

Doubt cast on Air Canada/Air Transat Merger

Air Canada Merger

It’s not often that a company lobbies against a deal that it drafted itself. In this case, it seems to be the odd reality. It has been reported that Air Canada is actively lobbying against its own merger with Air Transat. Why on earth would a company do that? Lots has changed since the deal. … Read more Doubt cast on Air Canada/Air Transat Merger

Aeroplan Status Promotion: Travel at Home!

Aeroplan Travel at Home

It’s no big secret that we are travelling less, and airlines are loosing business. Not travelling causes issues in relation to frequent flyer status, and airlines cannot have everyone crashing out at once. To that end, Air Canada has launched a new promotion that could help you easily get some status with them, and star … Read more Aeroplan Status Promotion: Travel at Home!

Air Canada Aeroplan Review

Aeroplan Card

Aeroplan is one of the most successful loyalty programs in existence. What makes this program stand out to others? Aeroplan was, for a time, spun off and not owned by Air Canada all together. This forced Aimia (Aeroplan’s previous owner) to get creative and vastly expand their partnerships. As a result, earning miles became a … Read more Air Canada Aeroplan Review

COVID19 Claims its first Airline: South African Airways

COVID19 Airline

Re: Airlines and COVID19: Who will weather the storm? Looks like our theory is holding up. Government support is a big player in the industry during these trying times. That’s why, after the South African government pulled it’s funding, South African Airways’ story seems to be coming to an end. Lets see what happened to … Read more COVID19 Claims its first Airline: South African Airways

Airlines and COVID19: Who will weather the storm?

COVID19 Airline

Its no big secret that COVID19 is crunching airlines like twigs under a stampeding herd of elephants. So, the big question is this: what will air travel look like after all of this is behind us? The answer is somewhat complex and mainly depends on what the airline looked like before all of this started, … Read more Airlines and COVID19: Who will weather the storm?

American Express Platinum Card Review- One of the Best Cards To Have (Canada)

Let’s dive right in with our Platinum Card review. The Platinum Card from American Express is the best travel card available to consumers in Canada. You will enjoy various perks, including unlimited lounge access to some of the best lounges in the world, a generous travel credit, and, of course, a great and (ridiculously) flexible … Read more American Express Platinum Card Review- One of the Best Cards To Have (Canada)

Whitehorse: Chasing the Yukon High

People often consider anything above the 49th parallel as the land of the freezing. Anything above what lies just beyond the 49th parallel? Even Canadians consider that land as the barren, inhabitable Arctic. Imagine my surprise (not!) when I landed in Whitehorse just past midnight to a dark single lane highway with not a streetlight … Read more Whitehorse: Chasing the Yukon High