Why it’s getting more expensive for Canadians to fly

And why travellers should brace for more fare increases in the year ahead

Discount airliner, not all safety included

Matt Gurney: Everyone knows flying cheap can be uncomfortable. But who knew it might also mean planes without all the safety features?

Canada’s aviation industry faces existential headwinds—and that affects you

Opinion: A pilot-training crisis is threatening to make Canada’s aviation sector unsustainable—which would lead to under-served northern communities and more cancelled flights

cheap flights are finally taking off in Canada

Cheap flights are finally coming to Canada in 2018

New airlines regularly fail in Canada. But a tweak to the rules might create new options for travellers.

Does reclining your airline seat make you an awful person?

It’s not just a question of whether it’s unethical to recline, but also whether airlines should even install reclining seats in the first place

When airline passengers fight back

The public is fed up with the barbarity of modern air travel, resorting to complaints, legal actions and all-out brawls. Have we seen the end of friendly skies?

Is this finally the end of #@$&%* de-icing delays?

A cutting-edge nano-material could melt away snow and ice from planes, if the technology can get off the ground

Drip, drip, drip: Why Canadians pay fees for everything

‘Drip pricing’ has us paying more for less—and you can thank the airlines.

What’s behind the spate of bomb threats against airlines?

Hoax or not, airlines have no choice but to take bomb threats seriously, despite the considerable costs to themselves, passengers and emergency personnel

Air Canada tries (again) to enforce its carry-on rules

Air Canada is prepared to crack down on your carry-on luggage. Will it work this time?

Grounding pilots who suffer from depression won’t make flying safer

We need to convince pilots to come forward and seek treatment rather than hide their condition

The price of airline comforts: Behind the scenes at Canada’s largest airport

Maclean’s senior writer Chris Sorensen shows you what it takes to reunite passengers with their checked luggage at Toronto Pearson International Airport. He also weighs in on why airlines are offering passengers a big reason to bypass all that purpose-built infrastructure. Read our full story on the evil genius of airports.