Westjet will suspend its international operations as of Sunday as the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic exact their toll on air operations between Canada and the rest of the world.
Canada’s Westjet is preparing for a 40 to 60 per cent capacity cut as it copes with a drop off in demand due to Covid-19.
A decision by the President of the United States to ban travel from Europe for 30 days will have a knock-on effect for Canada’s largest airline, Air Canada.
Calgary International Airport set a passenger record in 2019, welcoming almost 18 million passengers for the first time.
Calgary and Edmonton performed best in their categories among Canadian airports in on-time performance in 2019, though Canada as a whole lagged badly in world rankings.
Onex Corporation announced Wednesday it had completed its purchase of Canadian airline Westjet, with plans to take the company private as soon as this week.