Two big decisions involving Site C were made today, affecting landowners in the area and construction.The BC Supreme Court dismissed an application for an injunction that would have stopped some construction on the dam, and the Federal Government also turned away the Peace Valley Landowners Association’s application for judicial review.“We’re pleased with the decisions and we believe Site C is the right project at the right time for BC,” BC Hydro’s Dave Conway said. “And we look forward to continuing with construction work.”- Advertisement -BC Hydro is expected to make a full comment later on, as the hearing on issuance of provincial permits is expected to take place in the fall.
Posted by << Previous PostNext Post >> TPI bids farewell to Tim Morgan Share Travelweek Group WINNIPEG — After almost 13 years with TPI, Tim Morgan has elected to move on to start his own new venture allowing him to work independently of TPI. His last day with TPI was Feb 28, 2018.“This was a difficult decision but ultimately I believe the time is right for TPI and for me. I’m grateful for all of you, our advisors, our head office team, our partners, and Morris, for being so passionate and committed to the vision of TPI. When I started at TPI in 2005, I was only supposed to be here on a 1-year contract but fast-forwarding to 2018, it is impossible to look back and feel that I was meant to be anywhere else. I love TPI. These 13 years at TPI have been more than worthwhile because of all of you and I’m excited for what the future holds for TPI. Thank you,” said Morgan.Tim held various positions at TPI over the past 13 years, ranging from interim Marketing Manager to his most recent position as Vice President Sales & Marketing.More news: Sunwing offers ultimate package deal ahead of YXU flights to SNU, PUJ“I wish to thank Tim for his contribution to the company over the last 13 years,” stated Morris Chia, Founder and President, TPI. “I want to take this opportunity to wish him the very best in the next phase of his professional career.” Friday, March 2, 2018 Tags: People, TPI
Lufthansa Group carried record number of passengers in 2018 Monday, January 14, 2019 Tags: Lufthansa, Lufthansa Group, Statistics FRANKFURT — The Lufthansa Group set a new passenger record in 2018, carrying a total of 142 million passengers on over 1.2 million flights.Its 2018 seat load factor sat at a healthy 81.4%, while its aircraft load factor was higher than ever before, said the Group.The growth drivers for the network airlines were the Zurich hub and the Munich and Vienna hubs, with passenger growth of 9.5%, 9.3% and 8.5%, respectively. The number of passengers at the Frankfurt hub grew by 4.7% in 2018, while Eurowings also contributed to the Lufthansa Group’s new passenger record last year with growth of 18%.In December 2018 alone, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group, which Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings, Brussels Airlines and SunExpress, welcomed around 10 million passengers onboard their aircraft. This corresponds to an increase of 6.9% over the same month in 2017.Its network airlines – Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines – carried a total of some 7.3 million passengers in December, up 5.8% than in the same month in 2017. The number of seat-kilometres offered in December was 9.2% up on the same month in 2017, while the seat load factor fell by 0.1 percentage points to 78.7%.More news: GLP Worldwide introduces first-ever Wellness programsIn total, the network airlines carried approximately 104 million passengers last year, 7.4% more than in the same period the year before. The seat load factor for network airlines rose by 0.4 percentage points to 81.5% during this period. Travelweek Group