travel

Highs of 20 Degrees Expected by Mid Week

Highs of 20 Degrees Expected by Mid Week

Mar 31, 2024 | 3:52pm
CKRM FORECAST From:           Precision Weather Service Meteorologist Joe Sciacca Date:            Sunday, March 31, 2024            12:00 pm Weather Forecast Temperature Chance Precip Today Partly to mostly sunnyWind: S-SE 10-20 km/h High: 2° 10% Tonight A few clouds   Wind: S 10-20 km/h Low: -5° 0% Monday Mostly sunny   Wind: S-SW 15-30 km/h High: 9° 10% […]
Lynx Air shutdown could leave travellers stranded as of Monday

Lynx Air shutdown could leave travellers stranded as of Monday

Feb 23, 2024 | 5:46am
Come Monday, Canadian travellers booked with the ultra-low-cost airline Lynx Air will be out of luck and its employees out of work. Officials with the Calgary-based company announced Thursday evening that it is ceasing operations, effective at 12:01 a.m. MT on Feb. 26, after filing for creditor protection.  Lynx Air has advised passengers with existing […]
Kindness and patience will always get you further

Kindness and patience will always get you further

Sep 12, 2023 | 10:29am
It’s no secret that we live in a very fast-paced, impatient, and sometimes, an all-about-me society. It’s important to remember to approach situations with kindness and patience especially when dealing with someone in customer service. On a recent weekend trip I ended up at a hotel that was less than satisfactory. First off they lost […]

City Gearing up for Blizzard

Mar 10, 2023 | 11:36am

With the “Blizzard Warning” in effect from Environment and Climate Change Canada, the city of Regina is making sure its ready for the onslaught. Manager of of Seasonal Roadway Operations Tyler Bien says crews are scheduled 24 hours a day seven days a week. The first priority is keeping the major routes, and emergency routes […]

WestJet customers offered 7.5-hour bus ride to Regina after flight cancelled

Feb 27, 2023 | 2:56pm

WestJet customers say they were rebooked on a seven-and-a-half-hour bus trip from Calgary to Regina after their afternoon flight was cancelled Sunday. Passengers say they were informed less than three hours before boarding that the one-hour flight between the two cities had been cancelled and that they could reach their destination via “ground transportation” that […]

Sunwing Cancelling Flights from Saskatoon

Jan 18, 2023 | 12:35pm

Sunwing Airlines is annoucing its trimming the number of flights out of Saskatoon. It amounts to almost half of the flights planned in the coming months. This is part of a “restructuring” of its schedule as it recovers from a disasterous holiday season where a series of strorms swept across north america bringing air travel […]

Sunwing ‘incredibly sorry’ after holiday travel disruptions leave customers stranded

Jan 5, 2023 | 11:53am

Sunwing has issued an apology to passengers left stranded after winter storms upended operations but says “most of our customers enjoyed their holidays with minimal disruption.” In a joint statement on Thursday, Sunwing Travel Group CEO Stephen Hunter and Sunwing Airlines president Len Corrado said they are “incredibly sorry for letting our customers down.” “We […]

Saskatchewan travel agents say they could lose thousands with Sunwing cancellations

Jan 5, 2023 | 8:23am

Kelly Klassen was driving to central Alberta with her family to visit her brother for the holidays when the emails started filling her inbox. The travel agent from Rosthern, Sask., says she had dozens of bookings affected by Sunwing’s decision last week to cancel service to Regina and Saskatoon for a month. The airline announced […]

Stranded passengers have all been returned from Mexico, Sunwing says

Jan 3, 2023 | 3:54pm

Sunwing says it has completed all of its scheduled recovery flights to bring home passengers stranded in Mexico after winter storms disrupted its operations during the holidays. The travel company says in a statement that its teams have worked around the clock to return its affected customers home. Some travellers from Saskatchewan say the airline […]

Airline Passengers Not Happy With Sunwing Rescue Plan

Jan 3, 2023 | 6:01am

Sunwing is getting shade from some travelers in Saskatchewan who claim the airline is leaving them stranded at airports in other provinces.Sunwing has been scrambling to bring hundreds of passengers home from sunny destinations after winter storms disrupted its operations over the holiday. On Friday, Sunwing Vacations announced it was suspending its flights from the Saskatoon […]