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Air Canada to face competition probe in Air Transat acquisition

Air Canada will face a competition probe before the airline can complete its proposed acquisition of Air Transat. Air Transat shareholders overwhelmingly voted last week in favour of the C$720 million deal, which valued the carrier at C$18-a-share. However, Canadian transport minister, Marc Garneau, has now revealed he believes the deal raises issues of public […]

Pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport 'for being under influence of alcohol'

Two pilots were arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol as they prepared to fly a transatlantic passenger jet from Scotland to Canada. Staff are understood to have raised concerns over the pilots’ behaviour before the Air Transat A310, carrying up to 250 passengers on board, was due to depart from Glasgow […]