Air Transat

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Name: Air Transat
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Streaming up in the air with Air Transat

3 hours ago byMelita KuburasThe airliner is aiming for a different content approach at 30,000 ft with shows like its own Basecamp travel show now being available during flights.Already A Subscriber? SIGN IN Forgotten your password? Click here .Having ... [Published Media in Canada - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Air Transat
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Civilian PTSD: Research on Wars, Jet Ordeal Might Help

Vast military research — aided by such new studies as a look at a sky-high brush with death — may help the many civilians suffering from PTSD, the often debilitating and sometimes lethal signature wound of American wars.In a given year, more than 5 million ... [Published NBCNews.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

25 Minutes of Hell

Editor's Note: Katy Waldman of Slate describes the near death experience of a group of passengers aboard a crippled flight. We reprint here .  On Aug. 24, 2001, Air Transat Flight 236 ran out of fuel en route from Toronto to Lisbon with 306 passengers ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Tuesday, August 19, 2014, on The Morning Show

SEBASTIAN CLOVIS – The home renovation guru and former CFLer talks about the new HGTV Canada series Tackle My Reno.KARL WOLF – The Lebanese-born Canadian musician talks about his fifth studio album Stereotype.DR. MARGARET MCKINNON –  The doctor talks ... [Published Global News Canada - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Air Transat's new CinePlus app is here!

Entertainment on demand at your fingertips on board Air Transat Airbus A310 aircraftMONTREAL, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Transat announces the launch of its new CinePlus app for tablets and smartphones (iOS and Android). Passengers flying to Europe, ... [Published Canada NewsWire - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Plane crash survivors shed light on memory, PTSD

@*@ SingleIn 2001, an Air Transat plane ran out of fuel over the Atlantic Ocean, putting the lives of 306 people on board at risk.Photo Credit: CBC By Lynn Desjardins | english@rcinet.caSunday 17 August, 2014 ,No Comments ↓Thirteen years ago, 306 passengers ... [Published Radio Canada International - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

2002: Passenger Relives Air Transat Flight 236

Margaret McKinnon's flight from the U.S. to Portugal ran out of fuel over the Atlantic Ocean but made a successful emergency landing on a small island in the Azores. ... [Published NBCNews.com - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Jet’s Near-Disaster Sparks Study on Who Is Vulnerable to PTSD

By Rick Nauert PhD[1] Senior News EditorReviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on August 14, 2014 A first of its kind study explored how a life-threatening traumatic event, and the memory of the event, influences the development of post-traumatic stress disorder ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Passengers who survived terrifying flight help psychologists uncover new clues about post-traumatic stress vulnerability -- ScienceDaily

An extraordinary opportunity to study memory and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a group of Air Transat passengers who experienced 30 minutes of unimaginable terror over the Atlantic Ocean in 2001 has resulted in the discovery of a potential ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 11 reports

St. Joe’s doctor conducts PTSD study

Tags: Air Transat, emergency landing, margaret mckinnon, melissa raftis, personal experience, post-traumatic stress disorder, ptsd, St. Joseph's Health CareIt’s been nearly 13 years since Air Transat flight 236 from Toronto crash landed on a small island ... [Published CHCH.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Terrifying Toronto flight that nearly ended in disaster helps researchers better understand PTSD

National Post Wednesday 13th August, 2014TORONTO -- Thirteen years ago next week marks what could have been a grim anniversary: Air Transat Flight 236, bound to Lisbon from Toronto, crash-landed on an island in the Azores off Portugal after running out ... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Holiday airline gets sustainable innovation award

Trophée de l'Innovation from L'Écho touristique for breaking planes ecologically with 87% recoveryAir Transat is the proud winner of the Trophée de l'Innovation (Innovation Award) from French magazine L'Écho touristique in the "Sustainable Tourism" category ... [Published Travel Mole - Aug 13 2014]

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"All I wanted was one more second just to see my family," he said of the original flight. "I got that, and I feel like I won the Super Bowl, so if the plane goes down, it’s fine."
"We strive to provide a unique and friendly inflight experience to our passengers, and are proud to offer them access to individual entertainment on board our Airbus A310 through their own personal devices" said Jean-François Lemay, General Manager, Air Transat
...of fuel and nearly crashed into the AtlanticAtlantic Ocean before the pilot was able to get the plane onto a military landing strip in the Azores. "What we found is that everyone on board the plane, regardless of whether or not they developed PTSD, had very vivid memories about what happened on board that plane" said Dr. Margaret McKinnon, who was a postdoctoral psychology student at Baycrest H
"What our findings show is that it is not what happened but to whom it happened that may determine subsequent onset of PTSD."

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Streaming up in the air with Air Transat [Published Media in Canada - 7 hours ago]
Civilian PTSD: Research on Wars, Jet Ordeal Mig... [Published NBCNews.com - Aug 20 2014]
25 Minutes of Hell [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 19 2014]
Tuesday, August 19, 2014, on The Morning Show [Published Global News Canada - Aug 19 2014]
A Memorable Flight [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 19 2014]
Air Transat's new CinePlus app is here! [Published Canada NewsWire - Aug 18 2014]
Air Transat Debuts CinePlus App [Published Travel Press - Aug 18 2014]
Falling for the charms of Canada [Published Irish Independent - Aug 18 2014]
Plane crash survivors shed light on memory, PTSD [Published Radio Canada International - Aug 17 2014]
Paris: Capital of romance also ideal for getawa... [Published Recorder and Times - Aug 17 2014]
2002: Passenger Relives Air Transat Flight 236 [Published NBCNews.com - Aug 16 2014]
Farah Mohamed Shirdon reportedly killed in Iraq [Published CBC - Aug 16 2014]
Jet’s Near-Disaster Sparks Study on Who Is Vuln... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 14 2014]
Jet’s Near-Disaster Sparks Study on Who Is Vuln... [Published Psych Central - Aug 14 2014]
Passengers who survived terrifying flight help ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 14 2014]
St. Joe’s doctor conducts PTSD study [Published CHCH.com - Aug 14 2014]
Emergency Plane Landing Yields PTSD Clues [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 14 2014]
PTSD clues gleaned from passengers on terrifyin... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 13 2014]
How Air Transat near-disaster is aiding underst... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 13 2014]
How memory is processed 'may influence risk of ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 13 2014]
Terrifying Toronto flight that nearly ended in ... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 13 2014]
How memory is processed 'may influence risk of ... [Published Medical News Today - Aug 13 2014]
Medical News Today: How memory is processed 'ma... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 13 2014]
Emergency Plane Landing Yields PTSD Clues [Published LiveScience.com - Aug 13 2014]
PTSD and memory: Canadian docs study survivors ... [Published Global News Canada - Aug 13 2014]
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Explained By Stu... [Published Medical Daily - Aug 13 2014]
Terrifying Toronto flight that nearly ended in ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 13 2014]
Scientist’s near-disaster in 2001 air crisis sp... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 13 2014]
Passengers who survived terrifying Air Transat ... [Published EurekAlert! - Aug 13 2014]
Study of passengers from Air Transat near-disas... [Published CJAD 800 - Aug 13 2014]
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25 Minutes of Hell [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 19 2014]
Editor's Note: Katy Waldman of Slate describes the near death experience of a group of passengers aboard a crippled flight. We reprint here .  On Aug. 24, 2001, Air Transat Flight 236 ran out of fuel en route from Toronto to Lisbon with 306 passengers ...
Terrifying Toronto flight that nearly ended in ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 13 2014]
TORONTO — Thirteen years ago next week marks what could have been a grim anniversary: Air Transat Flight 236, bound to Lisbon from Toronto, crash-landed on an island in the Azores off Portugal after running out of fuel over the Atlantic. While all ...
‘Majority…doesn’t mean we will behave arrogantl... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 08 2014]
QUEBEC — A day after guiding his Liberals to a majority government, Philippe Couillard said he intends to give Quebecers the most transparent government they’ve ever had. The premier-designate said the political class is clearly under the microscope ...
In CAQ leader François Legault, Quebec voters w... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 07 2014]
ANALYSIS Down to the wire, people still wondered: Who is François Legault, really, and what are his politics, and when will they change, again? Hard to pin down is Mr. Legault. Founder and leader of Quebec’s third party, the Coalition Avenir Quebec ...
Graeme Hamilton: Liberals offer alternative to ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 06 2014]
QUEBEC CITY — As he kicked off what he called the most important political battle of his life Wednesday, Quebec Liberal leader Philippe Couillard attacked Pauline Marois’ Parti Québécois government for perpetuating a vision of Quebecers as weak and under ...
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A Memorable Flight [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 19 2014]
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