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Disney and Air Canada Promote ‘Turning Red’ Film with Aircraft Graphics [VIDEO]

Air Canada has decked out an Airbus A220 airplane with graphics on the side to promote the upcoming Disney Pixar animated film, ‘Turning Red’, directed by Academy Award winner and Canadian Domee Shi. “As Canada’s largest airline and the country’s flag carrier, our collaboration with Disney and Pixar for Turning Red, directed by award-winning Canadian...

Air Canada Mobile App to Let Passengers Upload COVID-19 Test Results

Air Canada announced on Friday it is launching a digital solution for travellers to scan, upload and verify COVID-19 test results, all within its mobile app. The feature will let customers "validate compliance with government health travel requirements prior to arriving at the airport." Travel technology company Amadeus is working with Air Canada on the...

Air Canada to Test Contact Tracing Wearable and App for Employees

According to the HRReporter, Canada’s largest airline is all set to test out a new contact tracing technology for its employees that uses wearable devices and a Bluetooth-enabled app. TraceScan, the technology behind the app Air Canada will be testing, was designed locally in Canada — in collaboration with researchers from the University of Waterloo — […]

Air Canada Launches Redesigned iPhone App with Simpler Navigation [u]

Air Canada has launched a redesigned iPhone app, which will let you “travel like an expert." According to the airline, the new app has notifications to keep you informed of booking and flight changes, has a new simplified boarding pass experience (with Apple Wallet support), is optimized for offline use and also will “securely store...

Air Canada to End Aeroplan Miles with Carrot Rewards App on April 30

Earlier this year, Air Canada acquired Aeroplan in a $450 million deal, and now we’re seeing the acquisition start to affect existing partnerships. Carrot Rewards, which offers a wellness app for iOS and Android, has announced Aeroplan has decided to end its relationship with the app—starting on April 30, 2019. In an email to Carrot...

Air Canada iOS App Secretly Records Your Screen, Doesn’t Encrypt Passwords or Credit Cards [u]

TechCrunch is reporting many iPhone apps--particularly travel apps--are secretly recording your screen, without your permission, including Air Canada’s popular iOS app. The revelations come from mobile expert, App Analyst, which found many apps deploying a “session replay” technology from customer experience analytics firm, Glassbox. Companies utilize Glassbox to record user sessions to let developers see...

Air Canada Suffers Data Breach: 20,000 Mobile App Users Affected

According to Air Canada, 20,000 of their mobile app users may have had their information stolen in a data breach. The airline says they "detected unusual login behaviour with Air Canada’s mobile App between Aug. 22-24, 2018.” The company then blocked login attempts and “implemented additional protocols to protect against further unauthorized attempts." A further...

Air Canada-Led Group Seeks to Buy Aeroplan for $2.25 Billion

An Air Canada-led group has unveiled their bid to buy back Aeroplan in a deal set to be valued at $2.25 billion. The group includes TD Bank, CIBC, and Visa Canada, which all have long-standing relationships with Aeroplan's parent company Aimia. Under the current proposal, the group would acquire Aimia's loyalty business which includes about...