Eight months into the pandemic, Westjet has made its first domestic route cuts, slashing 80% of capacity in Atlantic Canada and cancelling service to Quebec City.
Westjet is signalling a greater coordination than ever before between mainline routes and its Swoop subsidiary in its fall 2020 schedule.
Flying in Canada started to get a little more expensive Tuesday as new fees kicked in.
When the pandemic started hammering Canada’s airlines, Zoe Elverum the self-described “dwarf [fan]girl who LOVES Air Canada” knew she had to do something. So, like any Millennial, she went online.
Wesjtet said Monday it would increase its flying by 10% in August, including a return to Europe, Mexico, and the Caribbean, though it’s still 75% less than it flew in 2019
Unifor President Jerry Dias did not mince words when it came to Westjet’s latest cost-cutting move. Unifor was in the midst of a union drive among 2,300 Westjet staff who worked at airports and call centres when the axe fell.