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WestJet and Onex get the go-ahead from Canadian Competition Bureau

The Canadian Competition Bureau has given Onex Corporation the green light to acquire WestJet.
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Onex paying big to get WestJet and that will send airfares soaring, says CWT

Air travellers will see airfares climb in 2020 and that’s especially true for Canada, according to a new report from CWT.
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WestJet CEO says Boeing 737 Max grounding a “substantial loss” ahead of buyout

WestJet chief executive Ed Sims says the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max is having a “substantial negative impact” on the airline, even as the company reported robust earnings in its first full quarter without the fuel-efficient jetliner and on the cusp of its acquisition by Onex Corp.
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WestJet swings to profit in Q2, Onex deal approved by Queen’s Bench of Alberta

WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it swung to a profit in the second quarter ahead of Onex Corp. taking the airline private in a $3.5-billion deal.
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WestJet’s proposed deal with Onex gets 92.5% approval

A commanding majority of WestJet’s shareholders and optionholders have voted to approve the airline’s acquisition by Onex.
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First look at new frequencies with WestJet’s seasonal schedule for winter 2019-20

WestJet announced today it will offer increased frequency and improved connectivity from its hubs to more destinations across its network for its 2019/2020 seasonal winter schedule.
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Shareholders encouraged to vote ‘yes’ to Onex-WestJet deal

Analysts have recommended to shareholders to give the greenlight on Onex’s acquisition of WestJet, making the deal one step closer towards finalization.
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Competition Bureau clears WestJet and Delta’s transborder joint venture

WestJet and Delta Air Lines are one step closer to cementing a transborder joint venture that will expand their codesharing and expand their networks with more frequencies and destinations.
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WestJet adds Edmonton-St. John’s nonstops for summer

This summer WestJet will offer nonstop flights between Edmonton and St. John’s, with three-times weekly service.
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WestJet adds capacity to PUJ, SJD; Onex Corp. deal gets first approval

Starting Dec. 13 WestJet will operate a nonstop overnight flight to Punta Cana out of Calgary using B767 aircraft that includes the airline’s updated Premium and Economy cabin service.
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