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Younger, wealthier B.C. residents most likely to bypass Canadian airports

March 24, 2014 – Spring break presents an ideal opportunity for British Columbians to take a holiday. It also provides a chance to take a closer look at the love-hate relationship the province’s residents have with airlines, airports and the general hassles of travelling by plane.


March 24, 2014
By Vancouver Sun.

March 24, 2014 – Spring break presents an ideal opportunity for British Columbians to take a holiday. It also provides a chance to take a closer look at the love-hate relationship the province’s residents have with airlines, airports and the general hassles of travelling by plane.

Almost 1½ years have passed since the federal government ordered Canada’s carriers to advertise the full price of airfares. The legislation was supposed to herald a new era of transparency for frequent flyers, but it appears to have had little effect. In the latest Insights West survey, 79 per cent of British Columbians believe the advertised prices of airline tickets are never the same as what they end up paying. | READ MORE