If this were a typical tale of a North American airline financial restructuring, Air Canada probably would be readying its employees and lenders for another trip through the corporate steam room to sweat out some more savings in addition to the C$2 billion shed during its year-and-a-half reorganization. Instead, 18 months after emerging from Canada's Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act on Sept. 30, 2004, it is writing a new script and going where no legacy carrier has gone before. AC has ...

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