Canada’s Transport minister says more information is needed before is supporting a decision by Air Canada, Sunwing and Westjet to keep flying their Boeing 737 Max 8s in the wake of two fatal crashes.
Westjet stood behind its fleet of 13 Boeing 737 Max 8s, despite a decision by the Civil Aviation Authority of China to ground the type.
Chinese aviation authorities ordered the country’s Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft grounded after a crash in Ethiopia killed 157 people.
Canada’s national airlines, Westjet and Air Canada have largely staked their domestic futures on the Boeing 737 MAX 8, the same type that crashed in Ethiopia Sunday.
Airlines and airports in Canada joined in marking International Women’s Day by celebrating the role women play in the industry. Though challenges remain.
Three Canadian airports were honoured by the Airports Council International for the quality of their customer service.