Westjet and Ottawa cancelled aid talks Tuesday, choosing instead to focus on rebuilding the country’s tourism industry.
Westjet said it will move into the Canadian cargo market, using a fleet of converted Boeing 737-800NG aircraft starting in 2022.
Westjet chief executive Ed Sims said he will retire at the end of the year, expressing a desire to return to New Zealand.
Edmonton city council approved almost $10 million to help build the city’s air service as Canada and the world recovers from the pandemic.
Aviation consultant Jim Scott presents his analysis of ways Canada, among others, will move on to a new normal.
Westjet is extending sun destination flights while it waits for the Canadian government to ease border restrictions.