Every plane that was parked undergoes a frenzy of oiling and greasing. ‘There’s a lot of lubing,’ says one maintenance manager. (Timandtim/Getty Images)

How WestJet got back in the sky

How do you wake up an airline that’s been asleep for two years?

Canada’s oh-so-slow, less-than-reassuring grounding of the Boeing Max 8

Marc Garneau’s clinical explanation after the Ethiopian Airlines crash belied the nature of his subject matter—the stuff of deep human phobia

This is where Canada’s 737 Max 8 jets flew the day an Ethiopian plane went down

Canada’s fleet of 737 MAX 8s were in the air constantly on March 10. One of them criss-crossed North America for almost 17 hours.

Our increasing obsession with flying, and hating every second of it

Peter Shawn Taylor: If flying is such a complaint-ridden, exhausting nightmare, why is the rate of air travel heading relentlessly skywards?

Why overbooked flights aren’t going away any time soon

New passenger-protection legislation fails to tackle the practice that annoys many travellers the most

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?

The evil genius of airlines

It takes work to make flying this miserable. But it pays.

Discount airlines are coming. Sound familiar?

A new crop of cheap carriers is coming to shake up Air Canada and WestJet’s duopoly—but it’s unclear if that’ll work this time around

WestJet bound for Europe

Flights between St. John’s and Dublin up the competition with Air Canada

The gates of hell

Why is flying so awful?

With more crowds and delays than ever before, air travel is going to get worse before it gets better

Good news … bad news

Blacklists, short-haul flights, pay gaps and animals in the Gospels