Air Canada to implement some ‘very robust’ plans to counter new competition on trans Atlantic routes

    Air Canada president of airlines and COO Benjamin Smith stated the trans Atlantic market performed “extremely well” in 2Q2018, exceeding expectations (Seeking Alpha, 27-Jul-2018). The airline has some “very robust” plans in place with partners Lufthansa and United Airlines to counter the “lower cost of fares” in the market, ensuring “the new competition does not negatively affect us”.