Westjet donates 115 galley carts from its 767s to a Calgary hospital, raising doubts about the airliner’s future with the carrier.
Westjet and its union have agreed to save more than 1,000 pilot jobs threatened by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID pandemic continues to take its toll on Canada’s airlines, with Westjet offering fewer than 600 weekly flights in its revised May schedule.
Westjet said late Wednesday it would add 6,400 laid off employees to the payroll, thanks to a federal wage subsidy.
The head of Canada’s second-largest airline is thankful regulators are not forcing him to refund money to people whose travel plans have been cancelled by COVID-19.
The number of layoffs announced in the Canadian aviation industry passed a grim milestone this week – more than 20-thousand people furloughed from their jobs keeping Canada moving.