The Montreal-based tour company that owns Air Transat has set a date to resume their operations, with necessary protocols in place to ensure the safety of passengers and employees, of course.
Given the restrictions regarding the pandemic that forced border closures and the grounding of aircraft on April 1, there will be a gradual resumption of operations — some domestic and 23 international routes starting on July 23, 2020.
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Transat lost tens of millions of dollars since the grounding, but its deal to sell to Air Canada is still on, as agreed to by its shareholders. However, regulatory approval in Canada and the EU is still required.
Will you be traveling this summer? How do you feel about sitting in a plane with COVID-19 still being a risk?