Winnipeg-bound passengers given mats, left to sleep on floor at Toronto Pearson airport

After several flight delays, passengers flying out of Toronto's Pearson airport were made to sleep on the floor when their flights to Winnipeg were finally cancelled around midnight on Sunday morning.  Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2022-08-08 12:16:55 UTC ]
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Toronto's Pearson airport has a PR problem: It's known as the worst airport in the world

Following mass complaints about line-ups, flight disruptions and missing baggage at Pearson International Airport, some tourism groups fear travellers may choose to bypass Toronto. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-07-29 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Toronto's Pearson airport now 2nd worst in world for delays. Ottawa says travel woes on the mend

On Friday, the transport minister told a parliamentary committee that Canada's travel chaos is dissipating. But critics and travellers say the situation remains turbulent. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-08-20 08:00:00 UTC ]
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'Chaos' at Toronto's Pearson airport could continue until end of August, ex-Air Canada exec says

Extremely long wait times being experienced by arriving and departing passengers at Toronto Pearson Airport are likely to continue until Labour Day, a former Air Canada executive said Wednesday. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-06-08 17:55:58 UTC ]
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Some travellers at Toronto's Pearson airport fined for violating new hotel-quarantine rules

Several international travellers arriving at Toronto's Pearson airport have refused to comply with a new rule requiring a hotel quarantine of up to three days, local police said Wednesday. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-02-24 23:57:46 UTC ]
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Toronto's Pearson airport cuts 1/4 of staff due to reduced travel demand amid COVID-19 pandemic

The biggest airport in Canada is eliminating 500 jobs because of the dramatic reduction in demand for air travel due to COVID-19. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-07-14 14:02:27 UTC ]
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Andrew Scheer spotted without a mask at Toronto's Pearson Airport

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer was seen at a departure gate at Toronto’s Pearson Airport today without a mask on — an apparent contravention of the rules that apply to travellers passing through the terminal. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-07-07 20:47:39 UTC ]
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2 Sunwing Airlines workers among 11 charged in drug ring 'centred at' Toronto's Pearson airport

Two Sunwing employees accused of importing cocaine through Toronto's Pearson airport are among 11 people facing dozens of drug-trafficking charges after an undercover operation led by Kitchener RCMP and involving law enforcement in southern... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-07-26 14:59:35 UTC ]
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Security incident at Toronto's Pearson airport temporarily delays flights to U.S.

Flights to the U.S. from Terminal 1 at Toronto's Pearson International Airport were temporarily delayed early Saturday due to a security incident, the airport says. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-06-22 13:59:23 UTC ]
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Toronto airport boss tries to rally staff amid continued disruptions

The head of Canada's busiest airport sought to rally staff on Thursday, amid its continued disruptions and delays, but warned they might encounter more angry customers if the problems continue at Pearson International Airport.  Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-06-09 23:40:46 UTC ]
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Russian plane grounded at Pearson airport racks up massive parking bill

A Russian cargo plane stranded at Toronto Pearson International Airport is racking up parking fees of more than $1,000 per day. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-06-02 18:22:24 UTC ]
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Ukrainians stranded at Pearson Airport forced to rely on the kindness of strangers on social media

A lack of information from the federal government has forced some Ukrainians fleeing the war to turn to social media for help when they land at Toronto's Pearson Airport. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-05-12 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Taiwan Airport Opens E-library for Transit Passengers

Taiwan's international airport has opened what it calls the world's first in-transit e-library, offering 400 ebook titles to ease waiting-hall boredom while... Continue reading at PC World

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Tired of buying airport books? These airports are installing Little Free Libraries.

A great idea! Marshall University students in Bret Masters’s building technology class are currently building bookshelves to install Little Free Libraries in Yeager and Huntington Tri-State Airports. The idea for the project was originated by Kelli Johnson, associate librarian at Marshall, when... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-02 18:12:16 UTC ]
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Out of Bounds bounds out to clinch McDermid's first number one

Val McDermid has bounced straight into the UK Official number one spot with Out of Bounds (Sphere), shifting 13,310 copies for £53,483 according to Nielsen BookScan's Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hitting the Books: AI is already reshaping air travel, will airports themselves be next?

The holiday travel season is once again upon us! It's the magical time of the year that combines standing in airport security lines with incrementally losing your mind as the hands of your watch perpetually tick closer to a boarding time that magically moved up 45 minutes since you left the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-12-04 15:30:19 UTC ]
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The best fiction of 2022: death and life in Cormac McCarthy's The Passenger

The Passenger, Cormac McCarthy’s first novel since The Road in 2006, shows him at the peak of his powers even as he nears his ninetieth year. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2022-11-24 13:19:55 UTC ]
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Book Excerpt: ‘The Passenger,’ Cormac McCarthy’s First Novel in 16 Years

A passage from Cormac McCarthy’s first novel since his Pulitzer Prize-winning 2006 book “The Road.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Ashley Flowers Loves an Airport Bookstore

When the “Crime Junkie” co-host’s debut novel came out, it didn’t seem real until she signed copies to the sound of boarding announcements. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-09-01 19:00:31 UTC ]
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Dollars, Cents, and Being Left With the Bill: Jillian Medoff on Breaking Up With Her Literary Agent

In 2008, after 13 years together, my literary agent and I parted ways. (To preserve her anonymity, let’s call her Michael Ovitz.) Between 1995 and 2002, Michael Ovitz sold two of my novels, including my debut, Hunger Point. By any measure, our partnership was a terrific success. Michael Ovitz... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-05 08:53:09 UTC ]
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