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WestJet issues MAX-8 update, will remove aircraft from flight schedules

As of March 25, WestJet’s 13 Boeing 737 MAX-8 aircraft will be removed from its flight schedules through the end of April.
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Air Canada updates flight schedule to cover 98% of planned flying through April 30

With the 737 Max 8’s return date still unknown, Air Canada has announced it intends to remove 737 Max flying from its schedule until at least July 1 and has issued an outline of its plans for all impacted routes effective until the end of April.
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WestJet suspends 2019 financial guidance following Boeing 737 MAX grounding

WestJet has announced that it is suspending all 2019 financial guidance that it previously provided in December 2018 and February 2019 following the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in Canada.
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Air Canada Flash for 737 Max updates, and the latest from Sunwing, ACTA

Air Canada has issued an update to the 737 Max suspension, specifically for the airline’s travel agent partners.
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Air Canada, WestJet, Sunwing update trade as 737 Max grounding takes effect

Their Boeing 737 Max aircraft may make up a fraction of their fleets but with the sudden grounding of more than 40 planes, the rebooking process for Air Canada, WestJet and Sunwing passengers is nevertheless a massive undertaking, and agents are right in the thick of it helping clients.
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TICO issues reminder to registrants in light of B737 Max grounding

TICO has responded to Transport Canada’s decision to ground all Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft, encouraging registrants to be aware of their customers’ consumer protection rights.
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Canada grounds Boeing 737 Max 8s and closes Canada’s airspace to the aircraft

Effective immediately Transport Minister Marc Garneau has ordered the grounding of all Boeing 737 Max 8 airplanes in Canada, and has closed Canada’s airspace to the aircraft.
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Air Canada offers full fee waiver for passengers on 737 Max flights

Air Canada says it will comply immediately with Transport Canada’s safety notice closing Canadian airspace to Boeing 737 Max aircraft operations until further notice.
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Britain, Germany, France the latest to close airspace to 737 Max 8s

Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau says Canada has no plans to ground the country’s fleet of Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, despite the decision of the U.K., Germany, France and others to do so.
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Etihad restructures plane purchases amid fiscal turbulence

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways said Thursday it has restructured planned airplane purchases from both Airbus and Boeing as the government-owned carrier struggles through serious financial turbulence.
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