Air Canada offers COVID-19 insurance for sun destinations at no extra cost

Lenore Staats

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Air Canada, struggling like airlines around the world as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hit finances hard, has announced that it will offer Canadian travellers COVID-19-based medical insurance at no extra cost.

The move, TVA Nouvelles reports, will apply to southern destinations like Mexico and the Caribbean, in a partnership struck between the Canadian carrier and Allianz Global Assistance, the German insurance firm. Brokerage firm TW Insurance Services is also involved in the new offering.

The extra coverage, which began Monday, will include quarantine accommodation expenses as well as emergency medical bills related to COVID-19 if a traveller

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Franklin Electric Co. (NASDAQ:FELE) Shares Bought by Citizens Financial Group Inc RI

Lenore Staats

Citizens Financial Group Inc RI boosted its position in shares of Franklin Electric Co. (NASDAQ:FELE) by 180.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,573 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after buying an additional 1,013 shares during the period. Citizens Financial Group Inc RI’s holdings in Franklin Electric were worth $83,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Strs Ohio increased its holdings in shares of Franklin Electric by

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