#AceFinanceDesk – Air Canada Rips Trudeau Over Rules, Threatens to Cancel Planes

(Bloomberg) — Air Canada escalated a fight with the government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over the country’s stringent travel rules, threatening to suspend more routes and cancel orders of locally made planes.

Chief Executive Officer Calin Rovinescu lambasted the government during the airline’s second-quarter earnings call Friday, saying that current restrictions — especially a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all travelers coming into Canada, regardless of origin — are preventing a recovery. 

Air Canada Rips Trudeau Over Rules, Threatens to Cancel Planes