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Calin Rovinescu said the government’s rules on travellers are now ‘disproportionate’ as the COVID-19 pandemic eases in many regions. Canada should loosen travel restrictions and “enable us to do some reasonable amounts of business,” the head of Air Canada said. Chief Executive Officer Calin Rovinescu said the Canadian government’s rules on travellers are now “disproportionate” as the COVID-19 pandemic eases in many regions. Most international flights have been cancelled and the U.S.-Canada border has been shut to all but essential travel since March 21, 2020. That could be extended past the planned June 21 expiry, the CBC and Reuters reported this week.

Air Canada CEO pleads with Trudeau government to let airlines fly again, June 11, 2020, www.financialpost.ca