Westjet’s takeover by Onex cleared another hurdle Tuesday when the Canadian Competition Bureau gave its unconditional support to the agreement.
Westjet announced an expansion of its capacity purchase agreement with Pacific Coastal Monday, launching flights between Cranbrook and Vancouver in the fall.
An Alberta Court approved the takeover of Westjet by Onex Corporation, one of the few remaining hurdles for the deal to proceed.
Westjet shareholders voted 92.5% in favour of a takeover by Onex Corporation at a special meeting Tuesday in Calgary.
Westjet, in the midst of ownership and fleet uncertainty, released a modest winter schedule, concentrating on its hubs in Calgary, Vancouver, and Toronto.
The Canadian Competition Bureau has given its approval to a joint venture between Delta and Westjet, moving the agreement a step closer to reality.