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Never a dull moment: WestJet, Delta link up with JV as Aeroplan eyes charter flights

Reports say Aeroplan aims to get into the airline business by offering charter flights to its most popular destinations as the loyalty program prepares for the end of its exclusive partnership with Air Canada in 2020.
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WestJet, Delta taking off together with new transborder joint venture

After months of negotiations WestJet and Delta Air Lines say they’re moving ahead with their plans for a joint venture, signing a definitive agreement to create a comprehensive transborder joint venture...
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WestJet joins the winner’s circle at 2018 Skytrax Awards

WestJet was named North America’s Best Low-Cost Airline at Skytrax’s World Airline Awards for 2018.
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A founder of WestJet and JetBlue commits to order 60 A220s for new U.S. airline

One of the founders of WestJet Airlines Ltd. and JetBlue Airways Corp. has committed to buy 60 Airbus A220-300 aircraft for a new U.S. airline he's launching.
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WestJet, Swoop respond to possible unionization of flight attendants

Both WestJet and Swoop have weighed in on the potential unionization of its flight attendants, with WestJet CEO Ed Sims saying that the airline “respects the rights of our employees to choose their representation.”
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CUPE files application with CIRB to represent WestJet flight attendants

The Canadian Union of Public Employees says it has filed an application at the Canada Industrial Relations Board to represent flight attendants at WestJet.
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WestJet’s load factor stays on the up-and-up

WestJet’s June 2018 traffic results include a load factor of 83.6%, an increase of 0.7 percentage points year over year.
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Swoop gears up for expansion as agents weigh in on the low-cost carrier

Expansion is already in the works at Swoop with announcements of new U.S. and international routes on the horizon for this summer.
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Duncan takes on new role at WS; Cummings, Kenyon prepare for departure

Just announced changes to WestJet’s executive leadership team include the departure of Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Guest Services Bob Cummings and Executive Vice-President, Operations Cam Kenyon, as well as the promotion of Charles Duncan, Executive Vice-President, and President, WestJet Encore to Executive Vice-President and Chief Strategy Officer as of Aug. 1.
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Swoop to use Edmonton as second operational base

Swoop’s new route from Edmonton International Airport (YEG) to John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) takes off today with a sold-out flight.
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Never a dull moment: WestJet, Delta link up with JV as Aeroplan eyes charter flights
Never a dull moment: WestJet, Delta link up with JV as Aeroplan eyes charter flights
Reports say Aeroplan aims to get into the airline business by offering charter flights to its most popular destinations...
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New Latin America 2019 offerings from the Globus family of brands
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From Punta Cana to the Serengeti, the latest resort news from Melia
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