WestJet

A WestJet flight from Calgary arrives at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Enfield, N.S. on Monday, July 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

WestJet puts 1,000 workers on leave, citing government’s ‘incoherent’ policy

WestJet puts 1,000 workers on leave, citing government’s ‘incoherent’ policy

 

Grounded WestJet Boeing 737 Max aircraft are shown at the airline's facilities in Calgary, Tuesday, May 7, 2019. WestJet says it plans to resume flying its fleet of 737 MAX aircraft, pending approval by Transport Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

WestJet plans resumption of 737 Max flights, pending Transport Canada approval

WestJet plans resumption of 737 Max flights, pending Transport Canada approval

 

WestJet self service check-in kiosks are seen at Montreal-Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, on Friday, July 31, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

WestJet to refund some passengers whose flights were cancelled because of COVID-19

WestJet to refund some passengers whose flights were cancelled because of COVID-19

 

WestJet says it is indefinitely suspending operations to several east coast cities, as well as suspending operations between Toronto and Quebec City. A WestJet flight from Calgary arrives at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Enfield, N.S. on Monday, July 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

WestJet cutting flights to Atlantic Canada, laying off staff

WestJet cutting flights to Atlantic Canada, laying off staff

WestJet says it is indefinitely suspending operations to several east coast cities, as well as suspending operations between Toronto and Quebec City. A WestJet flight from Calgary arrives at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Enfield, N.S. on Monday, July 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
A WestJet flight from Calgary arrives at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Enfield, N.S., Monday, July 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
A WestJet flight from Calgary arrives at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Enfield, N.S., Monday, July 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Furloughed WestJet workers demand clarity on wage subsidy program amid pay cut

Furloughed WestJet workers demand clarity on wage subsidy program amid pay cut

Furloughed WestJet workers demand clarity on wage subsidy program amid pay cut

Furloughed WestJet workers demand clarity on wage subsidy program amid pay cut
WestJet offers refunds to passengers with cancelled European flights

WestJet offers refunds to passengers with cancelled European flights

WestJet offers refunds to passengers with cancelled European flights

WestJet offers refunds to passengers with cancelled European flights
WestJet boosts fees after Nav Canada rate hike, warns of further travel decline

WestJet boosts fees after Nav Canada rate hike, warns of further travel decline

WestJet boosts fees after Nav Canada rate hike, warns of further travel decline

WestJet boosts fees after Nav Canada rate hike, warns of further travel decline
WestJet Group has a new policy about masks, in an Aug. 28, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
WestJet Group has a new policy about masks, in an Aug. 28, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
WestJet will resume flights to London and Paris starting Aug. 20, in a July 14, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

WestJet increasing service for August, but still remains far below a year ago

CALGARY — WestJet plans to restart non-stop flights from Calgary to London…

WestJet will resume flights to London and Paris starting Aug. 20, in a July 14, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Air Canada and WestJet announced they are ending their on-board seat distancing policies starting July 1, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

B.C. says show us evidence safe to fly if airlines drop in-flight distancing

VICTORIA — British Columbia Health Minister Adrian Dix says he wants to…

Air Canada and WestJet announced they are ending their on-board seat distancing policies starting July 1, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
WestJet breaks ranks with carriers to offer refunds to some customers

WestJet breaks ranks with carriers to offer refunds to some customers

WestJet breaks ranks with carriers to offer refunds to some customers

WestJet breaks ranks with carriers to offer refunds to some customers
WestJet to lay off more than 3,300 workers under restructuring plan

WestJet to lay off more than 3,300 workers under restructuring plan

WestJet to lay off more than 3,300 workers under restructuring plan

WestJet to lay off more than 3,300 workers under restructuring plan
WestJet asks minister for labour code exemptions affecting layoffs

WestJet asks minister for labour code exemptions affecting layoffs

WestJet asks minister for labour code exemptions affecting layoffs

WestJet asks minister for labour code exemptions affecting layoffs
WestJet cancels most flights until July due to COVID-19 pandemic

WestJet cancels most flights until July due to COVID-19 pandemic

WestJet cancels most flights until July due to COVID-19 pandemic

WestJet cancels most flights until July due to COVID-19 pandemic
WestJet announced that domestic route suspensions will continue through July 4, in a May 10, 2020 story. (Photo contributed)

WestJet extends flight cancellations into July as COVID-19 keeps passenger loads low

CALGARY — WestJet says it is extending many flight cancellations into early…

WestJet announced that domestic route suspensions will continue through July 4, in a May 10, 2020 story. (Photo contributed)
WestJet to use federal wage subsidy program to avoid pilot layoffs

WestJet to use federal wage subsidy program to avoid pilot layoffs

WestJet to use federal wage subsidy program to avoid pilot layoffs

WestJet to use federal wage subsidy program to avoid pilot layoffs
WestJet Airlines Ltd. will lay off 3,000 employees, in an April 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

WestJet announces 3,000 layoffs and domestic flight cancellations over COVID-19

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it will lay off 3,000 people…

WestJet Airlines Ltd. will lay off 3,000 employees, in an April 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
WestJet cancels thousands of domestic flights through May as virus gashes sales

WestJet cancels thousands of domestic flights through May as virus gashes sales

WestJet cancels thousands of domestic flights through May as virus gashes sales

WestJet cancels thousands of domestic flights through May as virus gashes sales
WestJet plans to bring workers back on payroll via wage subsidy program

WestJet plans to bring workers back on payroll via wage subsidy program

WestJet plans to bring workers back on payroll via wage subsidy program

WestJet plans to bring workers back on payroll via wage subsidy program