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By Arthur Hirsch, The Baltimore Sun | June 16, 2014
To make way for renovations at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Air Canada operations will permanently shift terminals starting Tuesday morning. Running four round-trip flights a day from Baltimore to Toronto, Air Canada will move from the International Terminal to Concourse D, with flights running out of Gate D7. Ticket transactions will be done on the upper level of that terminal. Airport spokesman Jonathan Dean said the change is part of a plan to improve Concourse D and E, a project now in the design phase that is expected to take several years and cost about $125 million to complete.
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By Arthur Hirsch, The Baltimore Sun | June 16, 2014
To make way for renovations at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Air Canada operations will permanently shift terminals starting Tuesday morning. Running four round-trip flights a day from Baltimore to Toronto, Air Canada will move from the International Terminal to Concourse D, with flights running out of Gate D7. Ticket transactions will be done on the upper level of that terminal. Airport spokesman Jonathan Dean said the change is part of a plan to improve Concourse D and E, a project now in the design phase that is expected to take several years and cost about $125 million to complete.
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By Peter H. Frank Dow Jones News Service contributed to this article | August 20, 1991
USAir and Air Canada, two airlines struggling to compete with the giants of the industry, are exploring the idea of linking routes and other operations to broaden their reach and cut costs, the two companies said yesterday.The agreement in principle called for the two companies to combine such areas as operations, technical research, marketing and investments, the companies said. No timetable has been set for consummating the "strategic alliance," spokesmen for the companies said.Yesterday's announcement stemmed from on-again, off-again talks begun by USAir and Air Canada as both companies battle the effects of a recession that has badly squeezed an increasingly troubled airline industry in this country and Canada.
NEWS
June 10, 2002
Air Canada Jazz to add two flights to Toronto from BWI Air Canada Jazz will add two flights between Baltimore-Washington International Airport and Toronto beginning July 7. The additional flights are in response to heavy advance bookings on the airline's new regional jet service. With the new schedule, Air Canada Jazz will offer four daily flights with 50-seat Canadair Regional Jets and two daily flights with Dash 8-100s, which seat 37 passengers. US Airways will discontinue service between BWI and Toronto on July 1. Air Canada Jazz provides scheduled service to more than 75 destinations in Canada and the United States.
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By New York Times News Service The Los Angeles Times contributed to this article | November 10, 1992
Continental Airlines announced yesterday that it had accepted a bid from Air Canada as part of a plan to merge the two struggling North American carriers and then look for further alliances to create a competitive global carrier.The bid was accepted by Continental as part of an auction intended to enable the carrier to emerge from bankruptcy. It was made by Air Canada in combination with an investor group led by David Bonderman, a Texas financier.The bid calls for Continental, the fifth-largest U.S. carrier, to get an injection of $450 million in cash once the federal bankruptcy court accepts its plan to reorganize.
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By BLOOMBERG NEWS | August 25, 1999
MONTREAL -- Toronto businessman Gerald Schwartz and American Airlines parent AMR Corp. offered yesterday to invest C $1 billion (US$669 million) to take control of Air Canada and Canadian Airlines Corp., a proposal that would leave Canada's struggling airline industry with one major carrier.The Schwartz investment would come through Onex Corp., a publicly traded firm with stakes in airline caterer Sky Chefs and electronics maker Celestica Inc. Schwartz is president and chief executive officer of Onex.
NEWS
September 4, 1998
An article about the pilots' strike against Air Canada in yesterday's Business section reported that Air Canada does not have flights from Baltimore-Washington International Airport. However, Air Ontario, an Air Canada regional carrier, will continue to operate its six round-trip flights every business day between BWI and Toronto.Pub Date: 9/04/98
NEWS
April 14, 2002
Air Canada to use 50-seat regional jet on BWI-Toronto run Air Canada Jazz will introduce the 50-seat Bombardier regional jet to its Baltimore-Toronto route, beginning May 6. Air Canada's regional carrier has been serving this route with Dash 8 aircraft since July 1992. Using the newest aircraft, Air Canada will continue to provide the only nonstop service between Baltimore and Toronto. Air Canada Jazz operates 10 flights each weekday between BWI and Toronto, and beginning May 6, an afternoon round trip will be operated with the 50-seat regional jet. The flight will leave Toronto at 1:10 p.m. and arrive at BWI at 2:26 p.m., and the return flight will depart BWI at 2:55 p.m., arriving in Toronto at 4:10 p.m. Effective June 2, another of the currently scheduled Dash 8 round-trip flights will be replaced with the regional jet. As the summer progresses, additional regional jets will begin to replace Dash 8 operations.
NEWS
June 10, 2002
Air Canada Jazz to add two flights to Toronto from BWI Air Canada Jazz will add two flights between Baltimore-Washington International Airport and Toronto beginning July 7. The additional flights are in response to heavy advance bookings on the airline's new regional jet service. With the new schedule, Air Canada Jazz will offer four daily flights with 50-seat Canadair Regional Jets and two daily flights with Dash 8-100s, which seat 37 passengers. US Airways will discontinue service between BWI and Toronto on July 1. Air Canada Jazz provides scheduled service to more than 75 destinations in Canada and the United States.
BUSINESS
April 29, 1993
Westinghouse to sell two unitsWestinghouse Electric Corp.'s top managers heartened investors yesterday at its shareholders meeting, saying that they expected to sell two of the company's business units within the next few months.Gary Clark, Westinghouse's president and acting chief executive officer, said he expected agreements to sell Westinghouse Electric Supply Co., known as Wesco, and the firm's Distribution & Control unit by midsummer. The meeting for the Pittsburgh-based company was fairly quiet, despite its $1.29 billion 1992 loss and a 50 percent decline in its share price since 1991.
NEWS
April 14, 2002
Air Canada to use 50-seat regional jet on BWI-Toronto run Air Canada Jazz will introduce the 50-seat Bombardier regional jet to its Baltimore-Toronto route, beginning May 6. Air Canada's regional carrier has been serving this route with Dash 8 aircraft since July 1992. Using the newest aircraft, Air Canada will continue to provide the only nonstop service between Baltimore and Toronto. Air Canada Jazz operates 10 flights each weekday between BWI and Toronto, and beginning May 6, an afternoon round trip will be operated with the 50-seat regional jet. The flight will leave Toronto at 1:10 p.m. and arrive at BWI at 2:26 p.m., and the return flight will depart BWI at 2:55 p.m., arriving in Toronto at 4:10 p.m. Effective June 2, another of the currently scheduled Dash 8 round-trip flights will be replaced with the regional jet. As the summer progresses, additional regional jets will begin to replace Dash 8 operations.
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By BLOOMBERG NEWS | August 25, 1999
MONTREAL -- Toronto businessman Gerald Schwartz and American Airlines parent AMR Corp. offered yesterday to invest C $1 billion (US$669 million) to take control of Air Canada and Canadian Airlines Corp., a proposal that would leave Canada's struggling airline industry with one major carrier.The Schwartz investment would come through Onex Corp., a publicly traded firm with stakes in airline caterer Sky Chefs and electronics maker Celestica Inc. Schwartz is president and chief executive officer of Onex.
NEWS
September 4, 1998
An article about the pilots' strike against Air Canada in yesterday's Business section reported that Air Canada does not have flights from Baltimore-Washington International Airport. However, Air Ontario, an Air Canada regional carrier, will continue to operate its six round-trip flights every business day between BWI and Toronto.Pub Date: 9/04/98
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By Brenda J. Buote and Brenda J. Buote,SUN STAFF | January 19, 1997
Despite an increase in homeless people seeking relief from the bitter cold at Baltimore area shelters, authorities in the region reported few weather-related problems yesterday.At the Baltimore Rescue Mission on Central Avenue, supervisor Hal Saal expected a full house of 200 last night. "We were five or six people short of a full house on Friday," he said. "But I'll be stacking the chairs in the chapel again just in case we need the extra room. I use every space I can to get them off the street," he said.
BUSINESS
May 11, 1994
Woolworth discloses inquiryThe Securities and Exchange Commission has launched an investigation into alleged insider trading by Woolworth Co. executives, the retailer disclosed yesterday in its proxy statement.The proxy provided the first confirmation of a government inquiry into allegations of securities abuses by company officials, who are already facing civil lawsuits from shareholders.Early last month, Woolworth Chairman and Chief Executive William Lavin and Chief Financial Officer Charles Young stepped down, pending a company investigation into the accounting irregularities that forced Woolworth to restate its quarterly earnings and cut in half its full-year profit.
BUSINESS
April 29, 1993
Westinghouse to sell two unitsWestinghouse Electric Corp.'s top managers heartened investors yesterday at its shareholders meeting, saying that they expected to sell two of the company's business units within the next few months.Gary Clark, Westinghouse's president and acting chief executive officer, said he expected agreements to sell Westinghouse Electric Supply Co., known as Wesco, and the firm's Distribution & Control unit by midsummer. The meeting for the Pittsburgh-based company was fairly quiet, despite its $1.29 billion 1992 loss and a 50 percent decline in its share price since 1991.
BUSINESS
October 7, 1992
Dell offers sales by phoneDell Computer Corp., a pioneer in the sale of personal computers via direct mail, made a big push into the software distribution business yesterday with a bold sales program that offers one-stop shopping by phone. The company introduced a full range of PC software and peripheral products in a package called DellWare in a bid to to compete against computer retail outlets.DellWare includes more than 650 products from leading vendors that can be ordered through a toll-free phone number for delivery the next business day. Dell stock rallied $1.625, or about 6 percent, to close at $29 a share on the NASDAQ market.
BUSINESS
May 11, 1994
Woolworth discloses inquiryThe Securities and Exchange Commission has launched an investigation into alleged insider trading by Woolworth Co. executives, the retailer disclosed yesterday in its proxy statement.The proxy provided the first confirmation of a government inquiry into allegations of securities abuses by company officials, who are already facing civil lawsuits from shareholders.Early last month, Woolworth Chairman and Chief Executive William Lavin and Chief Financial Officer Charles Young stepped down, pending a company investigation into the accounting irregularities that forced Woolworth to restate its quarterly earnings and cut in half its full-year profit.
BUSINESS
By New York Times News Service The Los Angeles Times contributed to this article | November 10, 1992
Continental Airlines announced yesterday that it had accepted a bid from Air Canada as part of a plan to merge the two struggling North American carriers and then look for further alliances to create a competitive global carrier.The bid was accepted by Continental as part of an auction intended to enable the carrier to emerge from bankruptcy. It was made by Air Canada in combination with an investor group led by David Bonderman, a Texas financier.The bid calls for Continental, the fifth-largest U.S. carrier, to get an injection of $450 million in cash once the federal bankruptcy court accepts its plan to reorganize.
BUSINESS
October 7, 1992
Dell offers sales by phoneDell Computer Corp., a pioneer in the sale of personal computers via direct mail, made a big push into the software distribution business yesterday with a bold sales program that offers one-stop shopping by phone. The company introduced a full range of PC software and peripheral products in a package called DellWare in a bid to to compete against computer retail outlets.DellWare includes more than 650 products from leading vendors that can be ordered through a toll-free phone number for delivery the next business day. Dell stock rallied $1.625, or about 6 percent, to close at $29 a share on the NASDAQ market.
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