Marking one year since the pandemic devastated Canadian aviation, union leaders renewed their plea for government aid – or at least a plan.
Six union leaders made their case for federal aid for aviation before the Commons Transport Committee in Ottawa.
Westjet and its union have agreed to save more than 1,000 pilot jobs threatened by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Charter carrier Sunwing has issued layoff notices to hundreds of unionized employees as the effects of COVID-19 ravage the airline industry.
Canada’s smaller airlines are asking Ottawa for “immediate government financial support” as the industry deals with a downturn like no other.
Canada’s Transport Minister approved a merger between Canadian North and First Air, giving the new company a dominant position in the North.