BY DAVID BRENNAN ON 3/11/19 AT 8:23 AM EDT Newsweek – World A passenger jet was forced to return to the airport soon after takeoff this weekend, when a passenger realized she had left her baby at the terminal. The Saudia plane had been due to fly from Jeddah in Saudi Arabia to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, but had to return to the King Abdul Aziz International Airport when the forgetful mother demanded she be reunited with her child. AMER HILABI/AFP/GETTY [...]


Air Canada pilot orders 23 pizzas to Halifax-bound plane stranded on tarmac

Shaina Luck · CBC News · Posted: Mar 05, 2019 1:20 PM AT | Last Updated: March 5 Passengers on a delayed Air Canada flight are praising their captain to the skies after he went out of his way to keep them informed — and even ordered pizza directly to their plane stuck on the tarmac. Air Canada Flight 608 left Toronto on Monday afternoon bound for Halifax. It circled the Halifax airport Monday evening but was unable to land due to poor weather. The airport [...]


Toronto Pearson Wins Best Large Airport in North America For Second Straight Year

NEWS PROVIDED BYGreater Toronto Airports Authority  Mar 06, 2019, 07:15 ET Passengers vote Toronto Pearson #1 for Customer Experience as recognized by Airports Council International’s Airport Service Quality Awards TORONTO, March 6, 2019 /CNW/ – As Canada’s largest airport gears up to welcome a peak of 144,000 passengers in one day for March Break, one of the busiest travel seasons of the year, Toronto Pearson welcomes the announcement from Airports Council International (ACI) that it has been named Best Large Airport in North America serving more than [...]


Circus meets extreme sports in Cirque du Soleil’s Volta

Cirque’s newest show blends traditional circus arts with sports like parkour and BMX to target a new generation By ALLAN WOODS Quebec Bureau Thu., Aug. 10, 2017 MONTREAL―Cirque du Soleil’s latest show, Volta, will bring a mix of the timeless and the trendy to Toronto audiences this fall. There are the fanciful costumes, makeup and characters that have become the Montreal-based company’s international calling card over three decades. And while many of the acts and performers are firmly rooted in traditional circus disciplines, what sets this show [...]


Air Canada plane loses wheel en route from Montreal to London

By Elysha Enos, CBC News Posted: Apr 18, 2017 8:28 AM ET Last Updated: Apr 18, 2017 6:07 PM ET Simran Johal distinctly remembers hearing “a clunky noise” while aboard Air Canada Flight 864, as she headed back to London via Montreal on Sunday night after a holiday with her sister in Cancun, Mexico. The Airbus A330, carrying 294 passengers, lost a wheel as it was taking off from Montreal’s Trudeau International Airport, Air Canada confirmed to CBC. The wheel was one of the eight main-gear wheels located under [...]


U.S. customs officials release photo of ‘mock IED’ confiscated at Toronto Pearson Airport

By David Shum Web Producer  Global News U.S. Customs and Border Protection released a photograph of a mock improvised explosive device found inside a piece of luggage at Toronto Pearson International Airport, which forced the grounding of a Chicago-bound United Airlines flight for several hours earlier this month. Joseph Galaska, 58, was charged with one count of mischief after border officers located the mock IED in the pre-clearance area of the airport. United Airlines flight 547, which was scheduled to depart April 6 [...]


United Airlines confirms that beatings will continue until volunteering improves

Tuesday 11 April 2017 by Davywavy United Airlines have confirmed that they are no longer troubled by overbooked flights in what they have renamed ‘Club Class’. Instead, a spokesman told us this morning that tickets for the airline will double as a raffle entry for the 2017 Hunger Games, with lucky passengers being asked to fight for available seats. Speaking over footage of a passenger screaming as he was punched in the face for asking for the service he’d paid for, a spokesman [...]