Opinion: To escape our current travel hell, we need more airline competition

Opinion: To escape our current travel hell, we need more airline competition

Saul Klein is the dean of the Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria. This is the summer of travel hell. With demand rebounding strongly to pre-COVID-19 levels, the system is crumbling under the pressure. Flights are delayed or cancelled. Checked luggage is going astray. Long waits are the norm, whether physically standing … Read more

Plan your summer vacation like a local with hand-picked guides to 11 Canadian cities

Plan your summer vacation like a local with hand-picked guides to 11 Canadian cities

Wondering where to travel this summer? As flight delays and luggage chaos continues at airports across the country, and gas prices continuing to soar, the least stressful (and most economical) getaways this season might be close to home. With that in mind, we asked locals in major Canadian cities from coast to coast to recommend … Read more

Letters to the editor: July 10: ‘Rage at the airline … but don’t blame the messenger.’ Amid travel chaos, how are we treating airport staff? More other letters to the editor

Letters to the editor: July 10: 'Rage at the airline … but don't blame the messenger.'  Amid travel chaos, how are we treating airport staff?  More other letters to the editor

An Air Canada jet takes off from Trudeau Airport in Montreal, Thursday, June 30, 2022. Passengers and advocates say Air Canada is giving them the runaround on refunds, compensation and the reasons cited for flight delays and cancellations.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham HughesGraham Hughes/The Canadian Press Keep your Opinions sharp and informed. Get the Opinion newsletter. Sign … Read more