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Exclusive: EU regulators set to clear Lufthansa, United, Air Canada tie-up - source

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Lufthansa <LHAG.DE>, United Airlines <UAL.N> and Air Canada <ACa.TO> are set to secure EU antitrust approval for their tie-up after agreeing to cede slots at Frankfurt and New York airports to rivals, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.Full story

Chorus Aviation shares plunge after Fairfax liquidates stake

TORONTO (Reuters) - Shares of Air Canada's <ACa.TO> contract carrier Chorus Aviation Inc <CHRb.TO> plunged more than 19 percent on Wednesday after its largest shareholder, Fairfax Financial Holdings <FFH.TO>, sold all of its holdings. Full story

Flight helps find missing yachtsman

  It started as a routine flight for Air Canada flight 033, a Boeing 777,  but the flight’s path was diverted to help locate a vessel in distress in the Tasman Sea, between Australia and New Zealand. NBC’s John Irvine reports.

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